Care & Share Thrift Store

The Care & Share Store – Kokomo

If you are a bargain shopper or you want your dollars to help make a difference in your local community, shopping the Kokomo Rescue Missions Thrift Store is a great way to do both.

Great Value | Good Selection

Looking for great values in gently used merchandise such as clothing, housewares and furniture? Our selection changes daily, and your purchases help people in your community.

  • Every Day: Selected Clothing 50% Off
  • Every Week: New In-store Specials
  • First Tuesday every Month: 50% off (excluding new items and appliances)
  • Every Monday is Senior Discount Day: 25% off (excluding furniture and appliances)
  • Home health items available free of charge (as available)
  • Ask for a frequent shopper card next time you shop

Grocery and Clothing Vouchers: Groceries and Clothing Vouchers are distributed at the Mission’s Main Office (at 321 W. Mulberry St) through the Assistance Office.  To apply for assistance the following items are needed:

  • Photo Id for the person making the application
  • Social Security Card for each member of the household
  • Proof of Income – any ONE of the following items:
    • Previous year’s IRS 1040 form.
    • Letter from Family Service showing approval for Food Stamps (SNAP) and the date approved.
    • Current Food Stamp (SNAP) card AND a grocery receipt less than 30 days old showing a balance greater than $0.00.
    • A recent award letter from Medicaid, TANF, WIC, SSI or SSD OR a letter stating the application has been filed for government assistance.
    • A copy of applicant’s lease or most recent re-certification letter showing the applicant is living in subsidized housing.

Assistance Office hours are:
Monday – Thursday  9:30 am – 2:00 pm.
Friday by Appointment ONLY.

Location: 314 W. Mulberry St., Kokomo, IN

Phone: (765) 456-3838

Store Hours: Mon 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Tue-Fri 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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The Care & Share Store stock – ALWAYS CHANGES!
The Staff at the store is always re-stocking our clothing racks and bringing in different furniture pieces.
Stop in and see for yourself.

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Donation and Pick-Up Info

Your donations to our resale stores will directly support our community’s people in need. All proceeds directly support our shelter for men, women and children and outreach ministries.

Donation Drop Off

Donation Drop Off

Donation Drop-Offs

KRM Distribution Center
314 W. Mulberry St.

Warehouse Hours (March 1 through December 31):
Mon 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Tue-Fri 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

WINTER Warehouse Hours (January and February):
Mon 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Tue-Fri 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Free Pick-Ups

Please call (765) 456-3838 to schedule.

Pick-Up Hours:
Mon, Tue & Thurs 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

(Pick-ups outside of Howard County are available on Fridays for a $10 fee.)


Your Donations At Work!

When you DONATE gently used clothing, furniture and other household items
then SUPPORT the store with your patronage,
you INVEST in our community and help others.

Store – Items sold in the Care & Share Store and Warehouse, at value prices.  Proceeds fund other Mission programs.
Clothing & Furniture – Items are given out as part of an income-qualified program to help neighbors in our local community
Mission $ – Residential Shelter Guests use “Mission Money” to shop in the Care & Share Store.
Recycling – Items are sold in the recycling market; proceeds fund Mission programs.


Recycling

Thanks to a generous grant from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, the Kokomo Rescue Mission has a revenue-producing recycling program. Profits are invested back into the Mission’s Ministry Programs. And recycling helps our environment and creates positive changes in the lives of men, women and children.

Recycling Cardboard

Recycling Cardboard

You can help in these efforts by donating the following:

  • Aluminum Cans
  • Metal
  • Toys
  • Cardboard Boxes
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Shoes
  • Textiles

These items can be dropped off at our main warehouse at 314 W. Mulberry St. (behind the Care & Share Store)

Warehouse Hours (March 1 through December 31):
Mon 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Tue-Fri 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

WINTER Warehouse Hours (January and February):
Mon 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Tue-Fri 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am – 4:00 pm