SEASONAL PROGRAMS

Christmas Food Program

This programs assists families and individuals in Howard County with a warm Christmas dinner 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. 

Questions?  Please call (765) 456-3846

October 7 –  1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

October 8 – 9:00 a.m. to Noon 

October 14 – 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

October 15 – 9:00 a.m. to Noon 

October 21 –  1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

October 22 – 9:00 a.m. to Noon 

October 28 – 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

October 29 – 9:00 a.m. to Noon 

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. 

Coats will be available for pickup starting October 1 with a scheduled appointment with The Salvation Army. Appointments are avilable on Monday and Tuesday’s through the month of 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. 

C.A.M. Christmas Party

This program provides one Christmas gift per applicant at their annual Christmas Party in December. 

Applications for receiving a gift will open on October 21 and close on November 15. Please call 765-452-8963 or walk-in at 210 N Market St Kokomo, IN 46901 on the following dates/times to apply:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. /  Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. to Noon 

Please bring a valid Indiana Photo ID when applying. 

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. 

To register for any of the programs listed above, please fill out a(n) application(s) on one of the below dates and times. Please bring the following items with you at registration: Photo ID, Social Security Card and Birth Certificate for every member in the household, proof of income for the household, gross income for in the last 30 days, Food Stamp Case Number (bring card or letter with number), and any paperwork proving guardianship of children. 

Children ages newborn to 15 years, and 16-18 year olds with verifications of school registration are eligible for Goodfellows Christmas provided they reside in Howard County. Questions? Call (765) 432-1143

Early Bird Applications: 

October 23 & October 24

6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Center Township Trustee Office, 213 E Jefferson Street 

Regular Applications:

November 5, 7 & 8

6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Center Township Trustee Office, 213 E Jefferson Street

 

November 6

Noon to 4 p.m. 

Center Township Trustee Office, 213 E Jefferson Street

 

November 12 

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Pine Valley Apartment Clubhouse, 300 W Center Road

Regular Applications:

November 13

6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

UAW Local 685, 929 E Hoffer Street

 

November 14

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Carver Community Center, 1030 N Purdum Street

 

November 15 

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

United Steelworks Local 2985, 420 N Main Street