Kokomo Rescue Mission Red Ribbon Christmas 2022

Howard County

Grace United Methodist Church (219 W. Mulberry St., Kokomo) on:

  • Wednesday, November 2nd – 10:00 am – 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Thursday, November 3rd – 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Wednesday, November 16th-10:00 am – 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm 
  • Wednesday, November 30th- 3:00 PM- 5:30 PM
  • Thursday, December 1st- 10AM- 1PM

Cass County:

Emmaus Mission (805 Spencer St., Logansport) on: 

  • Wednesday, November 9 – 10:00 am – 1:00 pm:

Clinton County:

The Paul Phillippe Resource Center (401 W. Walnut St., Frankfort) on:

  • Wednesday, November 9 – 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Miami County:

Zion Chapel Church (915 S. Broadway, Peru) on:

  • Thursday, November 10th – 12:00 Noon – 2:00 pm

Call Kokomo Rescue Mission at (765) 456-3838 for more information or visit our website:

Application Requirements

  • Show a food stamp card along with a grocery receipt that is less than 30 days old or show current balance on the App. Must show a balance of greater the $0.01.
  • A current letter from Family Services documenting you are approved for food stamps and date approved.
  • A recent award letter from Medicaid, TANF, WIC, SSI or SSDI or a letter stating that an application has been approved for government assistance. These letters may be obtained from the appropriate agency.
  • If you live in subsidized housing (you receive government assistance with paying your rent) you MUST show a copy of your lease or the current re-certification letter.
  • A copy of last years IRS 1040 Tax form.
  • The Kokomo Rescue Mission reserves the right to ask for expense accountability.

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. 

The Salvation Army of Howard County-1105 South Waugh Street- Kokomo, IN  46902

Appointments are available for those in need of winter coats on Mondays and Tuesdays from Oct 3rd- Nove 22nd. 

Lt. Joey Gates, Corps Officer

(765) 456-3846

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. 


Tipton County Christmas Assistance

Jubilee Christmas of Tipton County

Participant families that apply may be adopted by a local church for gifts and toys.

Applications can be picked up and returned to:
Tipton locations:
~ Pizza King- 122 S. Main Street
~ Family Resource Center- 3021 W. State Road 28
~ West Street Christian Church- 132 N West Street
Windfall location:
~ Windfall Christian Church-211 N. Independent
Requirements include proof being a resident of Tipton County, proof of income, and a photo ID.

For updates, click here to check Jubilee Christmas of Tipton County on Facebook.

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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