Kokomo Rescue Mission

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Kokomo Rescue Mission is a Christian social service ministry providing Bible-based solutions to the problems of poverty and homelessness. The Mission provides both shelter and outreach services. Shelter is available for men and for women and children, with programs with programs that minister to body, mind and spirit. Outreach programs include a free public dining room open twice daily and family assistance programs providing free clothing and household items. Holiday outreach provides help to family at Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Kokomo Rescue Mission
321 W Mulberry Street
Kokomo, IN 46901-6901

Website: kokomorescuemission.org

Phone: (765) 456-3838

Email: missioninfo@rescuekokomo.org

Organization details

EIN: 351104430

CEO/President: Van C. Taylor

Chairman: Mike Fox

Board size: 14


Year founded: 1978

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1997


The vision of Kokomo Rescue Mission is to see the homeless, hungry, and hurting achieve wholeness through its Christ-centered programs and services.

Mission statement

Kokomo Rescue Mission exists to proclaim the Good News and demonstrate the compassion of Jesus Christ to the homeless, hungry, and hurting in North Central Indiana.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating435 of 81782 of 150
Fund acquisition rating481 of 81786 of 150
Resource allocation rating485 of 81793 of 150
Asset utilization rating304 of 81767 of 150

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$490,432$160,708$173,461$154,776$163,079
Short-term investments$13,154$13,080$16,153$14,365$10,937
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,001,773$763,512$698,777$568,701$397,719
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$2,383,892$2,464,779$2,573,772$2,647,293$2,747,470
Other long-term assets$571,139$8,693$0$0$35,500
Total long-term assets$2,955,031$2,473,472$2,573,772$2,647,293$2,782,970
Total assets$3,956,804$3,236,984$3,272,549$3,215,994$3,180,689
Payables and accrued expenses$65,515$46,246$46,064$35,254$41,265
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$65,515$46,246$46,064$35,254$41,265
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$2,500$5,000
Total liabilities$65,515$46,246$46,064$37,754$46,265
Net assets20192018201720162015
Temporarily restricted$587,974$166,565$129,961$91,474$96,298
Permanently restricted$8,087$8,087$8,087$8,087$8,087
Net assets$3,891,289$3,190,738$3,226,485$3,178,240$3,134,424
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$2,994,036$2,338,714$2,484,570$2,442,256$2,336,007
Program service revenue$100,338$127,346$91,585$69,733$94,456
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$2,296$912$142($446)$44
Other revenue$255,733$16,306$21,496$16,785$41,687
Total other revenue$358,367$144,564$113,223$86,072$136,187
Total revenue$3,352,403$2,483,278$2,597,793$2,528,328$2,472,194
Program services$2,030,921$1,929,025$1,980,407$1,867,547$1,877,732
Management and general$272,776$257,204$262,300$271,870$289,536
Total expenses$2,650,970$2,519,590$2,559,798$2,489,816$2,533,330
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$701,433($36,312)$37,995$38,512($61,136)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$701,433($36,312)$37,995$38,512($61,136)


Compensation data for this ministry has not been collected.

Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 11/24/2020. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


Program accomplishments

In 2019: 28,764 nights of shelter provided for our homeless neighbors. 121,325 meals served to hungry men, women, and children. 143 different women and 48 different children assisted at the Women's Shelters.


Your generous donations of food, cleaning and hygiene products, and other household items saves money that we can then devote to our other life-changing ministries. We're very grateful to the individuals, families, churches, businesses, and others that choose to support our work in this way.