As Coronavirus concerns emerge, there may be unexpected closings not reflected in this resource guide.

Pass It Forward Shop
33650 Factoryville Rd.
Athens, MI

Only Open these dates:
Friday May 19, Aug 18, Sept 1, Sept 15, Oct 6, Oct 20, Nov 3, Nov 17, Dec 1
9am – 3pm

Saturday May 20, Aug 19, Sept 2, Sept 16, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 4, Nov 18, Dec 2
9am – 2pm

No free store at this time – Burr Oak Free Store Ministry has closed.

Building Hope Free Store
New address: 108 W. Main Street
Centreville, MI 49032
(269) 319-0358

  • Donations by appointment ONLY
    Call 269-816-1581 to schedule a donation appointment
  • Store Hours:
    Monday: 12 – 5pm
    Tues, Wed, Thurs: 10am – 2pm
  • Friday: Scheduled donations only 10am – 2pm
    No shopping.

Out of respect for our volunteers’ efforts, donations can not be left outside the building when we are closed.

Community Clothes Closet
Trayling & Sons Insurance
119. S. Blackstone Ave.
Colon, MI
Mon thru Fri: 9am – 12pm & 1pm – 5pm
Closed Wed afternoons

No free store at this time

No free store at this time

United Methodist Church Clothes Sanctuary
200 Pleasant St.
Sturgis, MI 49091
Open Fridays 12noon-2pm
Tuesdays 3-5pm
Out of respect for our volunteers’ efforts, Donations cannot be left outside the building when we are closed.

Sturgis Pregnancy Helpline
1125 N Nottawa
Sturgis, MI 49091

Mon 10-4, Tues & Thurs 12-6. Appointments are preferred but not required. COVID screening & masks required at this time
FREE gently used clothing boutique (newborn –4T, also maternity), baby food, formula, cereal & used equipment
Boutique items are for persons shopping for own child or a child within their care. Appointments are preferred, but not required.

County Closet Free Store
901 S. Main St.
Three Rivers, MI 49093
Tues thru Sat 9am-12 noon

Donations preferred during store hours-

Stone Cottage Free Store
320 N. Main
Corner of Bennett and West Streets
Three Rivers, MI 49093
Mon, Wed, Fri 9am – 12pm.
Appointments no longer needed to shop.
Call to drop off donations, 269-535-2786, to see if there is room for/a need for the items being donating.


  • Shoppers must live in St. Joseph County or be a DASAS client
  • Shoppers limited to two shopping visits per month

Facebook: UCAP-Stone Cottage Free Store

Kings Closet
Verse by Verse Church Free Store
300 Enterprise Dr., Three Rivers
By appointment

Compassionate Ministries
118 S. Kalamazoo St.
White Pigeon
Tues, Thurs, Sat, 1 – 5pm

Free Shoes
Contact School Counselor

Hope United’s
Restored Hope Furniture Ministry
Provides gently used, essential furniture items to individuals starting over in life. Must be referred by a local church or agency. This ministry accepts  gently used furniture donations.

Please contact our ministry coordinator, Rick, at 269-489-8336 or go to  to fill out a donation request form.

Stone Cottage Free Store    
Three Rivers

Building Hope Free Store


Sturgis Make It Home
Non-furniture Home Goods &  Furnishings collected and distributed to those starting over in life (due to divorce, homelessness, domestic violence, etc.)
A referral from an area church or agency will be necessary to access goods.

St. Joseph County offers Household Hazardous Waste Collection day at the Centreville Fairground 2 times a year. The next event is Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 3pm-7pm . Many items collected including “sharps” and batteries.
View flyer here:Hazardous waste collection event May 2023