Black Hills Clothe-A-Kid

Since 2003, Clothe-A-Kid for School has helped over 12,500 Black Hills children with new school clothes. Each family gets to shop for clothes they love. The funds to purchase each child’s clothes are provided by sponsor from scores of area churches.

Being a parent is tough, and sometimes making ends meet can be a strain. The Greater Rapid City Clothe-A-Kid can help!

For a few hours of your time, (attending Life INC, joining a community service project through Fountain Springs or children attending one of our churches VBS weeks), you can earn new school clothes for each of your qualifying children.
Rapid City Sign Up

We will be signing up for CAK, Life INC Class, community volunteer projects, and vacation bible school participation at Bethel Church (corner of Anamosa and N. Maple) on the following dates and times:

June 1st 11:00 AM—1:00 PM
June 2nd 4:00 PM—7:00 PM
June 3rd 4:00 PM—7:00 PM

What To Expect
  • Children must be born between August 31, 2008 and September 1, 2017. Please bring proof of your child’s date of birth. This includes birth certificates, tribal ID cards, shot records or Title 19 cards.
  • To participate, you will be asked to attend 4 Life INC class sessions, volunteer for Love Rapid City or having children attend a qualifying Vacation Bible School program. Children’s Ministry will be available for Life INC classes. Topics will include: parenting, finances, internet safety and many others. Classes will run for 9 weeks and you will have opportunity to choose which classes you wish to attend.
  • Number of families will be limited. We will operate on a first come first served basis.
Who can participate?
Anyone struggling financially or who has a situation that’s put you in a place of need.
When do I pick up the clothes?

Shopping Day: We will shop August 13th at Kohls.

Participants will be helped on a first-come-first-served basis.

Clothe-A-Kid Participant Details

We ask all applicants to agree to the following program guidelines: Only children with birthdays verified at the time of sign up to be between 8/31/2008 through 9/1/2017 will be accepted. You give your permission that any pictures or video taken of your child while participating in any Clothe-A-Kid events or Life INC, may be used by Love INC to further promote its programs. The child’s last name will not be used. You also agree that Love INC has the right to share information collected from you with other relevant helping agencies.

What is Life INC?

Potential Life INC nightly topics dependent on instructor availability include:

  • Current Trends in Internet Crimes Against Children
  • Financial Checkup
  • Maintaining a Car
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • and more!

Life INC is a place where people can address their life issues in a supportive environment. Through classes and mentoring, people can find help in employment, finances, parenting, life skills, nutrition and more.


Apply to become one of our volunteer shoppers. Volunteer shoppers come alongside one of the participating families and helps them shop for each child’s clothing. During this time, our hope is that you would encourage and be the hand and feet of Christ to this family.

Church Partners

As a church, learn how you can partner with us to provide funds and volunteers for Clothe-A-Kid.