The 2022 Goodfellows season is almost here! We are prepping and getting ready to serve Howard County patrons for another successful shopping season. We will share an update soon on when you can begin to apply!

You can start by gathering your important documents NOW (ID’s, birth certificates, income, expenses, etc.) so that you’re ready when it’s time! 🙂

Who we are

Goodfellows of Kokomo, Inc. is the longest-running Christmas gifting program for children in Howard County. It started in 1911 when Kokomo Tribune employees purchased gifts for families in need. The nonprofit organization has grown since thanks to generous volunteers and donors, including the largest funding program: We Care. Goodfellows of Kokomo, Inc. continues with no paid staff and no building overhead cost.

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What we do

Each Christmas season, Goodfellows of Kokomo, Inc. oversees the distribution of clothes and toys for over 1,800 children in Howard County through one of our amazing programs or partnerships. The Marine Corps Toys for Tots and Cops4Kidz Partnered with Goodfellows provide toys while Goodfellows provides clothing vouchers to be used at Kohl’s when shopping. Want to know more? Check out our About Us page!

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How to help

Goodfellows of Kokomo, Inc. would not be possible without funds provided by We Care and the many volunteers, including members of UAW 685 and UAW 1166, EMA, Club Kokomo Road Runners, Kokomo High School women’s golf team and coaches, local Marine Corps League, Kiwanis, seniors from all five Howard County high schools, and many others. Want to know how you can help? Check out our Support Us page!

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Thank you to our sponsors!

Cops4Kidz Partnered with Goodfellows logo
Cops4Kidz Partnered with Goodfellows
Toys for Tots logo
Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots
Kohl's logo
Kohl’s Department Store
We Care logo
We Care

And to our many volunteers!

UAW 1166

High school seniors

Marine Corps


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