This store provides twelve basic hygiene items such as soap, shampoo, toilet paper and detergent. Our store provides dignity for shoppers by allowing them a nominal buy-in membership. You can come in and shop once a month without scheduling an appointment.
Qualifications for The Essentials Store:
Valid Photo ID
$20 Annual Fee (Cash only)
Proof of Need: Bridge Card, WIC, Medicaid Card, Social Security Disability Income
YOU MUST HAVE A VERIFICATION LETTER FROM DHS OR A S.S. INCOME VERIFICATION LETTER.
One Membership Per Household
If you are interested in this service, please print and fill out the application. Bring the application, proof of need, membership fee and photo ID to the store.
Store address is: 4411 Plainfield Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Store Hours: Tuesday 10am-12pm Wednesday 5:30pm-7:30pm
Volunteering opportunities coming soon!