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

  • NKC Thanksgiving Holiday Hours Tuesday, November 24, 2020 Thanksgiving Holiday Hours Open Wednesday, Nov. 25 - open 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (The donation area closes at noon) CLOSED Thursday, Nov. 26 - Sunday, Nov. 29 NKC and… MORE
  • It’s Beginning to Look Like Progress Here… Monday, November 16, 2020 Claire and Patty are standing in what will be the new Family Promise Day Center (below) at North Kent Connect. Why are we so excited? Because it fills a need… MORE
  • Free tote bag and Visser Farms Visit Monday, November 9, 2020 Free tote bag Make a $5 donation to the NKC Farm Stand and receive this reusable tote bag!   What is the Farm Stand? Located inside the North Kent Connect… MORE
  • On the Farm Stand this week… Wednesday, October 7, 2020 The Farm Stand is stocked with many seasonal favorites right now from local farms like Plainsong Farm and Visser Farms. Currently available: Eggs Chevre (goat) cheese Pears Cauliflower Cheese spreads… MORE
  • The Market Pantry is Moving Indoors Thursday, September 24, 2020 We're excited to announce that starting September 28, Clients can return to the Market Pantry inside North Kent Connect to pick up their food. Please note the following requirements before… MORE
  • Meijer Simply Give Double Match Days Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Now through October 24 you can help your neighbors in need by purchasing a $10 "Simply Give" card at the Rockford Meijer checkout. North Kent Connect relies on the Meijer… MORE
  • FROM THE BLOG: Why Soil Matters Friday, August 7, 2020 Buy local, support your community farmers, and sustain our soil for the health of our families and our economy. MORE
  • North Kent Connect Expands Footprint Monday, July 13, 2020 North Kent Connect (NKC) is adding a 12,000-square-foot addition to its building to offer more resources for families in northern Kent County. Construction is expected to be completed in February… MORE
  • Thrift Store Is Open Thursday, May 28, 2020 Starting Monday, June 1, through June 13, we will be taking store shoppers by appointment. MORE
  • Family Kitchen Rx Program Thursday, May 14, 2020 Family Kitchen Rx is a doctor prescribed program about food as medicine. Join this free, virtual, program starting May 27. 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