Meet Jenae. She is 29 years old and first came to Rockford about six years ago when she was fleeing domestic violence. “I had been with him for five years,” she says. “It finally came to the point I was scared for my life. He broke...

  Read Northwest Quarterly magazine's feature article about the opening of Nettie's Mercantile.  ...

GRAND OPENING AND RIBBON CUTTING New date and time to be announced soon Nettie’s Mercantile & Café opens to the public soon. This venue is a “coming together” of Rockford Rescue Mission’s Remade Store and Restoration Café, in the former café’s location at 625 West State Street. The name...