By The Numbers

Many families are unable to provide suitable winter clothing for their children. The problem is greater than you would think! Currently, we distribute over 1000 NEW coats and 1000 NEW boots to Kalamazoo County children each year. When schools personnel 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 May 2019:

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 – 19%
  • 2016 – 19.6%
  • 2017 – 16.1%

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%
  • 2016 – 46.8%
  • 2017 – 49.7%
  • 2018 – 50.1%

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

Warm Kids Financial Statement 2017

Community Impact & Financial Report 2018

Click below to view our solicitation letters and magazine cover

Solicitation Letter May 2017

Solicitation Letter October 2017

Solicitation Letter September 2018

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