Official updates, press coverage and media requests for North Kent Connect

  • Now accepting donations 5 days a week Wednesday, June 2, 2021 We appreciate your donations of gently-used housewares and clothing. Something you once treasured will become someone else's latest find, so thank you! NEW EXTENDED DONATION HOURS: Houseware and Clothing Donations (south… MORE
  • NORTH KENT CONNECT IS BIGGER AND BETTER Wednesday, May 19, 2021 ROCKFORD, Mich., May 12, 2021. North Kent Connect (NKC) has even more services to offer the community since completing its expansion in March 2021. Thanks to generous local businesses, organizations,… MORE
  • Farm Stand Reopens Wednesday, April 28, 2021 The Farm Stand is open again, with even more fresh, locally-grown fruits, vegetables, and cottage products. Located just inside the NKC Thrift Store, there are still two price points available… MORE
  • We’re hiring: Sales Associate Tuesday, April 13, 2021 The Thrift Store at North Kent Connect sells high-quality clothing and housewares at very affordable prices. All proceeds from the sale of items at the store go back into our… MORE
  • Last day to help us purchase fresh foods from Meijer Thursday, April 1, 2021 When you purchase a $10 Meijer Simply Give Gift Card at the Rockford Meijer checkout THIS SATURDAY, April 3rd, Meijer will double your donation and provide North Kent Connect with… MORE
  • Thrift Store Reopens Friday, March 26 Thursday, March 18, 2021 Oh happy day! The Thrift Store reopens this Friday, March 26, with even more high-quality, gently-used clothing and housewares at truly affordable prices. Here's a sneak peek at the progress.… MORE
  • Need help paying for propane or other utilities? Thursday, March 11, 2021 If you, or someone you know, need help paying for propane, please let us know. Even in springtime there are many homeowners in northern Kent County struggling to pay for… MORE
  • New Market Pantry Entrance Wednesday, February 3, 2021 The Thrift Store is closed until March for renovation, but most of our services are still available: CLIENT SERVICES (use new northside entrance, see photo below) Monday - Thursday, 8… MORE
  • Winter Clearance Sale Friday & Saturday Friday, January 22, 2021 This is our last sale before the Thrift Store closes for renovations on Jan. 25th. Gently-Used Winter Items on sale: Men's and Women's Winter Coats - $2 Women's Dresses, Skirts,… MORE
  • Meet Scott Christie Friday, January 8, 2021 Meet Scott Christie, Director of Donor Engagement at North Kent Connect. He works with churches, schools, individuals, and businesses that want to be involved with the mission of NKC. Some… MORE

Media Contacts

Aimee Baskovic, Director of Communications
Direct Line: (616) 884-4353
Mobile: (248) 758-8113

Claire Guisfredi, Executive Director
Office: (616) 866-3478 ext. 350