Chris Bentley is the CEO of Live Fresh. Their aim is to provide homeless individuals and families with a fresh shower, personal hygiene essentials and the opportunity to Live FRESH: Feeling Revitalized Encourages Sustainable Happiness! In March of 2016, long time friends Chris Bentley and Carlos Miller started Live Fresh Palm Beach County.
The mission of offering mobile showers to homeless mothers, fathers and children, was quickly embraced and Live Fresh was named Impact the Palm Beaches 2015 Grant Recipient, enabling the organization to purchase their very first unit.
Shortly after launching on March 31, 2016, Live Fresh Palm Beach County began to receive inquiries from the media as well as from individuals and homeless service providers from around the United States. Organizations wanted to know how they could use the Live Fresh model and best practices to begin restoring dignity in their communities. Around this time, Chris Bentley was introduced to Richard Campillo, a retired Fortune 100 Senior Executive who was immediately impressed with the organization and had a heart for it's mission. After just a couple of months of working together, Bentley and Campillo launched Live Fresh Inc., as a way to expand beyond the bounds of Palm Beach County.
Live Fresh expanded within its first year & continues to grow. In July 2016 Live Fresh held an Open House in nearby Broward County and was able to secure commitment from Hope South Florida, a local faith based organization, to partner with us and operate the second Live Fresh mobile shower unit within Live Fresh’s first year of existence.
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