Scriptures teaches us to feed the hungry, clothe the naked and lift up the down cast. Matthew 25:35 – 40
Deuteronomy 28:8 – The LORD shall command the blessing upon thee in thy storehouses, and in all that thou settest thine hand unto; and he shall bless thee in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
Christian Life Ministries is reaching out to restore hope by providing free resources to our community. This outreach ministries goal is to assist anyone who is vulnerable, neglected, needy, or those stricken by natural calamities, and other uncontrollable circumstances.
We collect and distribute food, clothing, and household goods and personal necessities. We welcome all kinds of donations!
HOURS OF OPERATION:
1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 11 am to 2 pm.
428 West Ave, Big Rapids, MI in the Christian Life Ministries church.
We are excited that The Storehouse has received some amazing support many items, however, we are in great need of many more items.
What items can I donate?
The Storehouse accepts items that are gently used and in good, clean (working) condition.
The following list includes examples of items we accept:
Shampoo, Conditioner, Soap, Deodorant, Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Hair Brushes, Hair Accessories, Razors, Feminine Products, Unopened products please.
Dish soap, laundry soap, household cleaners, etc.
NON PARISHABLE FOODS
Canned foods, pre-packed foods, etc.
Cookware, Pots, Pans, Dish Drainers, Sink Mats, Pot Holders, Dish Towels, Silverware, Sets of Dishes, Teapots, Placemats, Tablecloths
We accept all working small appliances – Toaster Ovens, Toasters, Microwaves, Electric Skillets, Blenders, Food Processors, Air Conditioners, Fans, Heaters
Pillows, Sheets, Comforters, Blankets, Closet Organizers
Towels, Washcloths, Bathmats, Toilet Paper Holders, Soap Dishes, Shower Organizers, Vanity Organizers, Shower Curtains
Curling Irons, Blow Dryers, Electric Razors, Vacuum Cleaners
Wall Hangings, Pictures, Photo Frames, Candles, Baskets, Lamps, Vases, Bookends, Area Rugs
Diapers, strollers, High Chairs, Play Pins, Bouncers, Walkers – Please wipe clean all plastic or vinyl items before you drop them off. Make sure all donated items have all of their parts and attach all parts with tape to ensure they are not lost in our Free Store.
We will accept Christian books and Children’s books
Please wipe clean all plastic or vinyl items before you drop them off. Make sure all donated items have all of their parts and attach all parts with tape to ensure they are not lost in our Free Store.
Clothing Donations should be gently used – please no items that are stained, ripped or extremely dirty.
We accept Men’s, Women’s and Children’s clothing – all sizes – preferably seasonal clothing. Socks are especially useful in the winter (gently used, of course, and please secure the pair together).
No underwear unless they are new in packages.
Secure together in a box or bag.
Belts, Bags, Wallets, Sunglasses, Hats, Scarves, Gloves (secure the pair together with a tie or put both in a bag together)
Please no eyeglasses.
Items we are NOT currently accepting include: