WALK A MILE — The Kokomo Rescue Mission's annual Walk a Mile in My Shoes fund raiser took place on Saturday to benefit the nonprofit's women's and children's programs. Initial totals show the event raised $141,223.29. Participants started at the Kokomo Rescue Mission and walked to the nonprofit's newest shelter, Watered Garden, before heading to Open Arms. At both shelters, walkers participated in simulation tours where they learned more about situations that led to homelessness among the community's women and children. Eighty-one teams participated. The Golden Sneaker was awarded to the first-place team, Kokomo Christian Fellowship. The Silver Slipper went to Rossville Bible Fellowship. The Bronze Baby Bootie award went to Maple Farms. Finishing in fourth was UAW 1166. The winner of the Pink Sneaker school award was Western Middle School.