Kokomo Rescue Mission Red Ribbon Christmas Dates Announced

Christmas is coming, and so is the opportunity to apply to be a recipient of the Kokomo Rescue Mission’s Red Ribbon Christmas Outreach.

To qualify, applicants must bring the following items: a current government issued photo ID required for person applying, Social Security cards and Birth Certificates or proof of birth dates for all household members, proof of household income – this could be one of the following items: 1. A current letter from Family Services documenting you are approved for food stamps and date approved. 2. Show a food stamp card along with a grocery receipt that is less than 30 days old. The receipt must show an EBT F/S balance of greater than $0.00 sometime during the last 30 days. 3. 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. 4. If you live in subsidized housing (you receive government assistance with paying your rent) you MUST show a copy of your lease or current re-certification letter. In order to try to keep everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is suggested you wear a mask and practice social distancing during the application process. We ask you limit the number of people you bring with you to apply. If you are not feeling well or have questionable health, please apply at another time.

Kokomo Rescue Mission will be taking applications in four counties on various dates. If you are unable to register in your county on the dates provided, the Mission will take applications for other counties as well on the dates and times at the Grace United Methodist Church location in Kokomo.

See the counties below for application dates, times, and locations: 

Howard County:

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

  • Thursday, November 4 – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday, November 5 – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 17 – 3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 18 – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 1 – 3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Cass County:

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

  • Tuesday, November 9 – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Clinton County:

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

  • Tuesday, November 9 – 3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Miami County:

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

  • Thursday, November 11 – Noon – 2 p.m.

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

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