Frequently Asked Questions
What is The Bridge?
The Bridge Food Center is located in Midland focused on bridging the gap between opportunity and accessibility to food such as meat (beef, chicken, pork, fish, etc.), soups, fruits & vegetables, pastas, paper, cleaning, personal care items and more.
What is the purpose of The Bridge?
To provide opportunities for people to choose and purchase food at low costs.
Where is The Bridge Located?
The current location is at 1539 Washington in Midland, though we are excited to share that our future location is at 1826 S Saginaw Rd in Midland - coming in 2023!
Who works at The Bridge?
There are no paid positions at The Bridge; staff members are volunteers who love to serve our customers. As this is a volunteer-run ministry, we are looking for volunteers to serve at The Bridge. Any time you can donate is valuable–it does not have to be on a regular schedule or weekly. If interested, please contact us.
Does The Bridge accept bridge cards?
The Bridge will not accept bridge cards as payment, but we accept debit cards, credit cards, and cash.
Is The Bridge competing or taking business away from other food retailers?
No. We are purchasing food from the suppliers and they fully understand this ministry and agree to support it.
Do you have to provide proof of income at The Bridge?
No. When you arrive at The Bridge to shop, we sign you up as a member of The Bridge. There are no referral requirements or necessary forms you have to provide.
Who is The Bridge intended to serve?
The Bridge focuses on customers that make a household income of $64,000 or less and may be struggling to put food on the table. The Bridge serves people from all areas and is a great place to shop and get groceries for your family at the lowest prices in town.