It's a bargain hunters paradise. Clothing, shoes, furniture, household items, toys and so much more. The North Kent Connect Store is open for business.

Our news partner, WZZM TV13 reported that the new retail outlet of North Kent Connect opened it doors yesterday. Their mission, to care for those in need with love and grace, and North Kent Connect is doing that with the opening of a new store.

The store is on Northland Drive north of 12 Mile Road outside Rockford. It's open Tuesday and Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Saturday10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Courtesy North Kent Connect

Proceeds from the sales will go toward North Kent Connect's community programs. The Christian organization posted on its website that it is committed to improving the lives of people in northern Kent County by providing access to basic needs and promoting economic independence.

North Kent Connect offers education, utility assistance, a farm-to-pantry program and more. They are not government funded, but are supported mostly by individual contributions.