BASIC NEEDS INC OF SOUTH WASHINGTON COUNTY Overview
Stone Soup serves the community; by provide low cost, high quality used merchandise for sales to the general public. Donations of gently used goods keeps our store full of furniture, clothing, household goods, dishes, kitchen ware, books and much more. The store gives goods at no charge to families and individuals who are referred with a voucher by various community agencies, and un-saleable merchandise is recycled to help conserve our environment. The store offers a place for youth and court ordered offender to perform community service and receive mentoring. Each Tuesday and Saturday morning bagels and bread from Panara's are offered free to the public.
Our Mission: "To engage the community in supporting families and individuals by providing access to quality used clothing, household items and furniture in a convenient, dignified manner."
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Basic Needs, Inc. helps hundreds of families each year by providing free or significantly reduced goods for those in need. The dedication of the staff is truly remarkable, as they all work tirelessly to make sure this service stays afloat. I am proud to be a member of this board and participate in ... more »
Stone Soup is nearing 16 years of serving those in need. The economic downturn brings more families through our doors. Many families lacking the resources to obtain basic needs or adequate clothing and are referred to Stone Soup by local community and Social Service agencies, and churches. ... more »