child with vegetable

DUE TO AN OVERWHELMING RESPONSE, THE STORE HAS REACHED MAXIMUM CAPACITY and is currently unable to accept any new customer referrals thru the remainder of the year.  If you are in need of immediate food assistance please visit https://www.secondharvestmidtn.org/get-help/ or dial 2-1-1, Tennessee's community services helpline for more information on resources in your area.

 

WALK-IN ELIGIBILITY AND REQUIREMENTS

If you are in crisis and need immediate assistance and are NOT connected to one of our referral agencies you may still be eligible to receive groceries from The Store.

WHAT TO BRING AND WHAT TO EXPECT

The Store serves anyone in need of grocery help. The Store is a place to shop for your basic grocery needs. You can expect to find items such as: fresh produce, milk, meats, eggs, and dietary friendly options. We also have a children’s area where children can play and read while caregivers shop.

Customers qualify for groceries based on financial need. The Store interprets need based on the federal poverty line which we evaluate at 200%. Please refer to the table below.

  • You will need to bring proof of income and identification that matches the name and identity on your proof of income. To see a list of what we accept as proof of income please view here. Please be prepared to have names and date of births for everyone in the household. They do not have to be present, but we will need their information.
  • You can stop by The Store during our operational hours: Thursday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Friday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm, and Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. No appointment is necessary.
  • You should expect to be at The Store 20-30 minutes to complete intake and to shop for needed items.
  • Parking is available outside of our storefront. Overflow parking is next door at 2005 12th Avenue South. The entrance to the parking lot is located on Caldwell Avenue.

 

Federal Poverty Income Levels at 200%

Household Size

Income

1

$25,760

2

$34,840

3

$43,920

4

$53,000

5

$62,080

6

$71,160

7

$80,240

8

$89,320

For each additional family member

$9,080

 

About the Family Wellbeing Program

The family wellbeing program offers families services, programming, and support to help reduce stress. Services are offered by Belmont University faculty, staff, students, and other qualified practitioners at the Belmont Ministry Center which is located directly next to The Store at 2005 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37204.  All services and programming are offered free of charge and families can sign up for them when they visit The Store or by making an appointment with Belmont Coordinator, Brittany Tolbert at 615-460-6581.

Programs:

The Belmont Family Wellbeing Program Services:

  • Medication Management
  • Music Therapy
  • Financial Literacy
  • Cooking Classes
  • Fitness Programs
  • Counseling
  • Legal Aid via Legal Aid Society

At The Store we are in partnership with community agencies that serve as a referral hub for most of our Two-Generation grant-eligible families. If you are seeking grocery help AND are already a client of an existing referral partner, please connect with your agency and have them reach out to us. You can find a list of our current referral partners below.

Special Thanks to our Founder's Circle

partner belmont
partner amerigroup
partner esa
partner give
partner kroger
partner nationwide
partner sysco
partner tristar childrens