By The Numbers

Many families are unable to provide suitable winter clothing for their children. The problem is greater than you would think! Each year for 26 years Warm Kids has distributed around 800 coats and 800 boots, hats and gloves. In 2011,  2012, 2013 and 2014, we distributed over 1000 coats and boots to Kalamazoo County children. When schools were asked if they could use more coats and boots, most  responded “YES!”

According to the Annie E. Casey Kids Count data for Kalamazoo County as of April 2016:

Kalamazoo County poverty rates for children 0-17 years:

  • 2008 – 17.2%
  • 2009 – 21.8%
  • 2010 – 25%
  • 2011 – 21.8%
  • 2012 – 21%
  • 2013 – 21%
  • 2014 – 20.4%
  • 2015 – 18.8%
  • 2016 – 21.5%

Percentage of Kalamazoo County school children eligible for free and reduced lunch (based on family income)

  • 2008 – 41.5%
  • 2009 – 45.4%
  • 2010 – 46.9%
  • 2011 – 47.7%
  • 2012 – 48.6%
  • 2013 – 48%
  • 2014 – 48.1%
  • 2015 – 45%

Click below to view our most recent financial statement

Warm Kids Financial Statement 2013

Warm Kids Financial Statement 2014

Warm Kids Financial Statement 2015

Warm Kids Financial Statement 2016

Click below to view our solicitation letters and magazine cover

Solicitation Letter May 2017

Solicitation Letter October 2017

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