Christmas Food Program

This programs assists families in Howard County with a Christmas food basket around the holidays.

Applications for the Christmas Food program can be filled out and collected at The Salvation Army located at 1105 South Waugh Street Kokomo, IN 46902. Please bring the following information with you to the Salvation Army at the time of applying: Photo ID and proof of address, Social Security Card, Birth Certificate or Medicaid Card for each child, proof of income and expenses for the last 30 days. There must be a child in the house to qualify.

Questions?  Please call (765) 456-3846

Coats for Kids Program

This program provides coats and winter gear to families with children ages infant to 18-years-old who reside in Howard County. 

Appointments are being made on Mondays and Tuesdays in October. Please call (765) 456-3846 to schedule an appointment. 

Please bring the following items with you to your appointment: Photo ID, Proof of Address, Social Security Card, Birth Certificate or Medicaid Card for each child.

Christmas Assistance Programs


Goodfellows, Toys for Tots and Cops for Kids program’s assists low-income families with children under the age of 18 with clothing, gifts and toys for the holidays. 

The application process this year is online only. Click here for more information. 

Tipton County Christmas Assistance

Jubilee Christmas of Tipton County

Applications are available for pick-up 24 hours a day at Taylor & Cowan Funeral Home (314 N. Main Street, Tipton, IN 46072). Applications can be found on the back porch (off the parking lot) in a brochure box. Drop off completed applications in the locked mailbox on the back porch. Applications are due November 14th.

My Closet

My Closet, located at Tipton Middle School, is open to all Tipton Community School Corporation Students (Preschool-12th Grade). Students may receive a free, new outfit one time per semester that includes a jacket, shirt, pants, package of socks, package of underwear, and a haircut certificate to Absolutely You Salon. Winter coats, hats, and gloves are also available.
Appointments are required. Call Mrs. Schultz at 765-675-7521 ext. 235 to schedule an appointment. 
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