Walk a Mile 2024 Fundraiser for women and children at Kokomo Rescue Mission, Open Arms Shelter, Watered Garden Shelter

Walk a Mile in My Shoes 2024

Saturday, February 24, 2024 • Start time 8:00 AM

321 W. Mulberry St., Kokomo, IN

  • One-mile route will include tours of our women’s shelters.
  • Watered Garden Shelter (women)
  • Open Arms Shelter (women & women with children)
  • Breakfast will be available at Grace UMC from 8:30-11:00 AM. 
  • Join us for our opening ceremony at 8:00 AM in our west parking lot. 
  • There will be hot chocolate and a warming center at Open Arms. 

Have questions about Walk a Mile?

Check out our FAQs or contact us directly.

What is Walk a Mile?

Walk a Mile in My Shoes (the official full title) is a fundraising walk and educational experience. It raises crucial funds to support the women and children at the Kokomo Rescue Mission. Participants also learn more about homelessness in our area and about what it's like to live in a shelter.

Are there age/physical restrictions?

We welcome "walkers" of all ages and abilities, even if they need to ride in strollers or use walking assistance tools. The only exception is seeing the upstairs bedrooms at the shelter; but there are rooms downstairs at both Watered Garden and Open Arms to see!

Do I have to register to participate?

We would like all participants to register so we can properly account for all donations. If you just want to make a donation to Walk A Mile, simply register as an Individual.

How do I get my t-shirt?

T-shirts require a minimum of $50 raised in donations. If you meet this requirement, you can receive a t-shirt when you turn in your donations (while supplies last).

Can I buy extra t-shirts?

Yes! We will sell extra t-shirts during the event, and the Care & Share Store (314 W. Mulberry St., Kokomo) will sell extra t-shirts after March 4th (while supplies last).

Additional questions about Walk a Mile:



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