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

  • 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
  • Hours – Week of Jan. 4 Sunday, December 27, 2020   CLOSED Monday, Jan. 4th Tuesday, Jan. 5th Thrift Store/Farm Stand Shopping: 9am – 5pm Now through January 18, get 10% of both the yellow dot (discounted) and green dot… MORE
  • Even this year, we are joyful Friday, December 25, 2020 YOU have been a bright spot for us every day in 2020. Your gifts have helped many families with food, utilities, and rental assistance. Thank you! As we enter 2021,… MORE
  • Cedar Springs Rotary Club donates $1,000 to North Kent Connect Friday, December 18, 2020 In mid-November, the Cedar Springs Rotary Club President Stacy Helsel presented North Kent Connect’s (NKC) Executive Director, Claire Guisfredi with a check for $1,000 for the capital building campaign... Read… MORE
  • Meijer holiday partnership featured by WOTV4Women’s ‘Maranda’ Tuesday, December 15, 2020 (Read "North Kent Connect partners with Meijer to provide resources for families in need" (Dec. 15, 2020) on MORE
  • NKC Closed for Client Christmas Store Tuesday, Dec. 15 Wednesday, December 9, 2020 Please note that we will be closing at 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 14 to set up our annual client-only Christmas Store. NKC Services and Store will be CLOSED on… MORE
  • Pantry Holiday Hours Thursday, December 3, 2020 North Kent Connect Pantry will be CLOSED the following dates: Monday, Dec. 14, Closing at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15 - closed for client-only Christmas Store Thursday, Dec. 24 Monday,… MORE
  • Christmas 2020 Newsletter Thursday, December 3, 2020 COVID fatigue is real. It’s everywhere we look – in ourselves, our families, our friends, and certainly in our clients dealing with multiple hardships piled one on top of another.… 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