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, Student ID

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

Click Here For an Application


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