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Back to School Shoes, Socks & Underwear Give Away

July 16 - July 18

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 “shop” for free back to school shoes for students K(age 5+)-12th grade. Every qualified student will receive brand new shoes, socks, and underwear for the coming school year.  Children must be present with their parent/guardian.

The Shoe Shop will be open in Kokomo Rescue Mission’s Chapel during select times:

  • Dates & Times TBD (To Be Determined)

You could be denied for Back to School Shoes from KRM if you do not have complete information!  Please bring the following three items: 

  1. A current photo ID.
  2. For  ALL SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN (K – age 5 through 12th grade) in your home bring one of the following forms of ID:
    1. Birth Certificate
    2. Medicaid Cards (Healthy Indiana and/or Hoosier Healthwise cards) and birth dates
    3. Social Security Cards and birth dates
  3. Proof of income is necessary for household (parent/guardian information).  You must have one of the following:
  •  A copy of last year’s IRS 1040 form.
  •  A letter from Family Services documenting that you are approved for Food Stamps and the date approved.
  •  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 greater than $0.00.
  • A recent letter from Medicaid, TANF, WIC, SSI or SSDI or a letter stating that an application has been filed for government assistance.  These letters may be obtained from the appropriate agency.  
  • A copy of your lease or most recent re-certification letter showing you live in subsidized housing (you receive assistance for paying your rent.)

Information to Qualify


July 16
July 18


Kokomo Rescue Mission