For the month of October the BJH GSA is leading the initiative to collect brand new warm socks for youth involved in the Thrive program. Thrive provides support and services to both resilient youth 12 – 18 years who live in poverty and have limited access to mainstream programs and services and youth service providers within the St. 21 more words
Barbara Barnhart, Wesleyan’s new coordinator for leadership and volunteerism, has started several service projects on campus, including the Trinity Trash Bash.
Her newest project, Socktober, a sock drive for the homeless, began Oct. 475 more words
During the month of October, students in Theresa Gartland’s third grade class at Windsor Elementary School collected socks for the homeless. They called it the month of “Socktober,” inspired by Brad Montague’s Kid President. 66 more words
#Socktober has brought so many smiling faces and moments of joy for us here at Mia’s Boxes of Love. We are constantly humbled by the kind hearts that support our cause of relieving the effects of homelessness on families in our community… and this #Socktober has been no exception. 120 more words
Last October we featured World Changer, Mary Reczek. She’s a little girl in Wheaton, Illinois who set a goal to collect 800 socks for SOCKTOBER. But she received 1370(!), and with plenty of October left to go, she upped her goal to 2000(!). 1,190 more words