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June 2014

Community Birthday Party

June 1, 2014

Annual Community Birthday Party - June 18, 2014 On Wednesday June 18, 2014, with the help of our friends at Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer, the Mission hosted the  annual Community Birthday Party in our Dining Room.  There was be cake and ice cream served at both lunch and supper to celebrate each dining room guest's birthday.  …

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July 2014

Beef Up the Mission

July 1, 2014

Each July, a favorite annual event is "Beef Up the Mission".  "Beef Up the Mission" started in 1989 with the help of WWKI Radio and White's Meat Market and quickly became an annual event.  Around the area at local 4-H Livestock Auctions, donors and firends of the Kokomo Rescue Mission purchase Steers and Hogs, and then tell the auctioneer "Send it to the…

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August 2014

“Re-stock” Sunday

August 31, 2014

A collection of non-grocery products most in need at KRM. Examples include laundry detergent, bleach, glass cleaner, all-purpose cleaner, disinfectant spray, toilet bowl cleaner, paper plates, bath soap and shampoo.

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February 2015

Silent Auction

February 12, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - February 14, 2015 @ 10:30 am

We are so excited for the first time ever there will be a Silent Auction this year for the Walk a Mile In My Shoes.  The quilt in the photo above is made by the ladies staying at Open Arms using past Walk Apparel.  The ladies have also written their favorite Bible Verses around the…

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March 2015

“Full Meal Deal” Sunday

March 29, 2015

A collection of non-perishable sources of protein such as:  canned beef stew, canned pasta with meat, hearty soups, canned meat such as tuna, chicken or salmon,  hamburger/tuna "helper," peanut butter, mac & cheese. 

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July 2015

Beef Up the Mission

July 16, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Howard Co. Fairgrounds

Each July, a favorite annual event is "Beef Up the Mission".  "Beef Up the Mission" started in 1989 with the help of WWKI Radio and White's Meat Market and quickly became an annual event.  Around the area at local 4-H Livestock Auctions, donors and friends of the Kokomo Rescue Mission purchase Steers and Hogs, and then tell the auctioneer "Send it to the…

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August 2015

YES, We Can! – Early Collection

August 14, 2015 @ 8:00 am - September 14, 2015 @ 11:00 pm

New for 2015 -  Thanks to many great community business partners - "Yes, We Can!" collection boxes have been placed around town to help collect canned food items before Sunday September 13th. LOOK for the Blue Boxes for "Yes, We Can!" and help the Mission by donating canned food items.  Businesses with boxes are: First…

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Restock Sunday – 5th Sunday

August 30, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

RESTOCK SUNDAY: Each 5th Sunday Focus on the Mission is a way of focusing on a need for products that can be as helpful to the Mission as cash.  Throughout the year the Mission uses many kinds of items in its ministry.  Restock Sunday will help get us through fall and the holiday season. You…

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September 2015

Yes We Can

September 13, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Area youth will go door to door to collect canned food items to re-stock the pantries at the Kokomo Rescue Mission. The goal for “Yes, We Can!” is 11 tons of food. The items are used in meals for our public dining room, for the residents of our shelters, and for grocery orders. In 2014, KRM served 126,729…

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November 2015

“Restock Sunday”

November 29, 2015

Each 5th Sunday many local churches help the Kokomo Rescue Mission by collecting items for us that can be as helpful to the Mission as cash.  This November we are focusing on products that are needed year-round.  We would be grateful for your assistance in helping us collect these much-needed items. All Purpose Cleaner Antibacterial…

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Gift Wrapping

November 30, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - December 8, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Gift Wrapping is located at the GM Warehouse on East Boulevard across from Kohl's.  To sign up to help with gift wrapping please contact us at 765-456-3838. The schedule is listed below: Monday, Nov. 30th from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1st from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. (Closed - Full) Thursday, Dec.…

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December 2015

Fifth Sunday – January 31, 2016

December 23, 2015 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2016 @ 11:00 pm

The next "Fifth Sunday - Focus on the Mission" is Sunday January 31, 2016. This is a "Re-Stock" Sunday and the Mission is requesting several supply items needed this winter. The list of requested items is:  Bleach, Hand Sanitizer, Powdered Laundry Detergent, Toilet Tissue, Paper Towels, Facial Tissue, Napkins and Men's Deodorant.  Food items needed…

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February 2016

Walk a Mile in My Shoes

February 13, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Walker Packets are available for pick up at the front desk of the Mission!  Come on by and sign up your team! Kokomo Rescue Mission’s annual winter walk fundraiser, one mile in length, is a round trip from KRM Headquarters to Open Arms, our shelter for homeless women and children. Rest, refreshments and tours are…

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Best Dressed Dog Competition

February 13, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

At the Walk a Mile In My Shoes event we have been noticing more dogs coming to this event.  This year we are encouraging you and your walk teammates to bring your dogs, dress them up, take a photo of them along the Walk Route and post them on your Facebook page using #KRMbestdresseddogs. TO…

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July 2016

Beef Up the Mission

July 14, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Each July, a favorite annual event is "Beef Up the Mission".  "Beef Up the Mission" started in 1989 with the help of WWKI Radio and White's Meat Market and quickly became an annual event.  Around the area at local 4-H Livestock Auctions, donors and friends of the Kokomo Rescue Mission purchase Steers and Hogs, and then tell the auctioneer "Send it to the…

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October 2016

Fifth Sunday October 30, 2016 – “Restock Sunday”

October 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am - October 30, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

The next "Fifth Sunday - Focus on the Mission" is Sunday October 30, 2016. This is a "Re-Stock" Sunday and the Mission is requesting several supply items needed this winter. The list of requested items is:  Liquid Hand Soap (refill size helpful too), Disinfectant Spray, Powdered Laundry Detergent, Toilet Tissue, Shampoo (full size), Men's Deodorant,…

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November 2016

Gift Wrapping for Red Ribbon Christmas

November 29, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - December 8, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

          Gift Wrapping is located at the GM Warehouse on East Boulevard across from Kohl's.  To sign up to help with gift wrapping please contact us at 765-456-3838. The schedule is listed below: Tuesday, Nov. 29th from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. (closed - full) Thursday, Dec. 1st from 6 p.m.…

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December 2016

“In Town” Delivery

December 21, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am

Red Ribbon Christmas "In Town" Delivery day is on Wednesday Dec. 21st this would include Howard, Carroll, and Tipton counties.  If you would like to volunteer to help with delivering Christmas boxes you would need the following: Large Vehicle (SUV, Truck or Van) At least one other person in the vehicle with you to help…

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March 2017

5th Sunday – ‘Undy Sundy’

March 14 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 11:55 pm

The next “Fifth Sunday – Focus on the Mission” is Sunday April 30, 2017. This is a “Undy Sundy” Sunday and the Mission is requesting all sizes for school aged children of the following items: Socks T-shirts Panties/Underwear Boxers Briefs Organize a collection with your church, small group, co-workers or friends.  Items which are collected…

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April 2017

Volunteer Appreciation Reception

April 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Kokomo Rescue Mission, 321 W. Mulberry St.
Kokomo, IN 46901 United States
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If you volunteered in 2016 or 2017 please join us for a volunteer appreciation reception at the Kokomo Rescue Mission on April 26, 2017 from 4:30-6:30PM.  We will be meeting in the Chapel and having desserts, testimonials and tours.  Please join us as we want to let you know how much we appreciate you, your…

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May 2017

Employment Opportunity – Food Services Specialist

May 16 - May 31

Part-time Food Services Specialist: Be a part of a ministry team that provides a loving Christian atmosphere and nutritious meals to the public and residents who cannot afford to maintain cooked meals at home. Food Services Specialist (30 hours/wk): three years previous experience in food preparation preferred. must be ServSafe certified within three months of…

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Employment Opportunity – Merchandise Analyst

May 16 - May 31

Part-time Merchandise Analyst position: Join our retail staff in ministering to customers, volunteers, and residents as they prepare items for the store. Merchandise Analyst (30 hours/wk): previous experience in retail preferred. must be able to supervise people and work well with the general public. If interested, please fill out the APPLICATION and turn it into…

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Employment Opportunity – Warehouse Assistant

May 16 - May 31

Warehouse Assistant: Join our retail staff in ministering to customers, volunteers, and residents as they prepare items for the store. Warehouse Assistant (30 hours/wk) previous experience in retail preferred. must be able to supervise people and work well with the general public. To apply for this position please fill out the APPLICATION and turn in…

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Employment Opportunity – Truck Driver

May 16 - August 16

Part-time Truck Driver position:  Join our staff in ministering to donors, customers, volunteers, and residents while driving our truck to pick up donations. Truck Driver (20 hours/wk): must have a valid driver’s license and good driving history previous experience in driving a box truck preferred must be able to supervise people and work well with…

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July 2017

Back to School Shoes, Socks & Underwear Give Away

July 17 - July 21

Kokomo Rescue Mission (321 W. Mulberry St.) The new school year is just around the corner, and we want every student to experience the joy of receiving a brand new pair of school shoes. The Rescue Mission, in partnership with Crossroads Community Church and other area churches, invites income-qualified members of the community to come…

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Fifth Sunday – July 30, 2017

July 30 @ 8:00 am - August 5 @ 5:00 pm

Each month with a Fifth Sunday, the Kokomo Rescue Mission requests donations of specific items to help support our ministries. For July 30, 2017, for "Re-Stock Sunday," we are requesting donations of the following items: Powdered Laundry Detergent All Purpose Cleaner Toilet Bowl Cleaner Disinfectant Spray Liquid Hand Soap - Refill Size Regular Coffee Make…

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September 2017

Yes, We Can

September 10

Area youth will go door to door to collect canned food items to re-stock the pantries at the Kokomo Rescue Mission. The goal for “Yes, We Can!” is 9 tons of food. The items are used in meals for our public dining room, for the residents of our shelters, and for grocery orders. In 2016, KRM served 127,631…

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