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The Store is now at capacity at this time and are no longer accepting customer for the 2022-2023 program service year.

Proof of income document (pdf)

We're sorry but The Store is at capacity and is no longer accepting new referral partners at this time. You may still show future interest in becoming a partner by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We are not accepting any walk-in customers at this time. Please call ahead if you have never shopped with us to get up-to-date information on our current availability.  We invite you to explore other Community Food Resources (pdf).


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.


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%

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For each additional family member



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.


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