Vancouver launches appeal for socks

Published: 08th October 2010

Vancouver launches appeal for socks
A charity in the Canadian city of Vancouver is calling for donations of a clothing nature to help people living rough on the streets, it has been reported.

Share of Vancouver is calling on people to donate socks of all sorts to help the homeless, The Portlander has reported.

The Operation Sole Mates Sock Drive is aimed at providing clean ladies and mens socks to the needy to help them stave off conditions such as athlete's foot and more dangerously as winter approaches, frostbite.

"Socks are one of the least donated, yet most needed items," Diane McWithey, executive director of the charity told the newspaper.

"They are a renewable need that is constant for our clients, year-round."

KIMT 3 News recently reported on an Iowan mother's campaign to collect socks for soldiers in Afghanistan.

Shop for Heat Holder Thermal socks...With a Tog Rating of 2.34 Pull on a Pair when Temperatures Fall!

News brought to you by SockShop. Go On...Treat Your FeetADNFCR-1412-ID-800106750-ADNFCR

Vancouver launches appeal for socks
Sock Shop Branded Socks, Tights and Legwear. Buy For All Your Legwear Needs Home >
We accept PayPal and Amazon Payments
Latest Socks & Tights News
Students get first taste of world of fashion
02nd June 2015

The great and good from the world of fashion have been gathering in London for a prestigious event ...

View More News

Got a question? Get instant answers:

  1. Standard UK Delivery £1.99

    Worldwide Delivery £2.99

  2. same day despatch before 5pm mon - fri

    UK Next Day Available for £5.99

  3. Free UK Order Helpline

    Available 8am - 5pm, Mon - Fri