This is a wonderful addition for a struggling Grand Rapids neighborhood, and proves that there is hope for the people who live there. The Great Giant Supermarket is open for business.

WZZM reported that the new grocery store now serves a community that previously did not have nearby access to buy fresh food.

The supermarket is located at 1226 Madison Ave. SE, a site that was previously the home of Duthler's Family Food.

The new owners invested $1 million for new refrigeration, to expand the fresh produce and quality product line, and to triple the meat department.

The new grocery store aims to be affordable, family friendly and philanthropic.

The owners say they are committed to giving back to people in need, and donating to local food pantries and churches.

Let's hope the reinvestment continues in a Grand Rapids neighborhood that need a lot of love.

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