Hanes Donates 550,000 Socks For Shelter Residents & Sandy Survivors

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
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A clean pair of socks is something that most people take for granted. But did you know that socks are the number one requested item at our homeless…

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Relating to the Need

Thursday, April 12, 2012
Photo by Christopher Toy, Salvation Army Western Territory. Courtesy of www.salvationarmyexpectchange.org

Story submitted by guest blogger Larry Rowe, Soldier of The Salvation Army Lighthouse Corps and Family Services Operations Manager for The Salvation Army in San Francisco.

We use the socks donated by Hanes on outreach night when we pass out sandwiches to homeless people.

It’s something you have to see to believe. Even though the folks we serve (my formerly-homeless self included!) may have greater needs such as shelter or food, they get so excited when offered a new pair of socks.

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Hanes Donation Provides Warmth & Opportunities for Ministry

Monday, April 2, 2012
Captain Phil Smith, courtesy of www.salvationarmyexpectchange.org. (Photo by Nikole Lim)

Did you know socks are the #1 item requested at our homeless shelters? And thanks to Hanes’ generous donation of 250,000 pairs this last Christmas season, our shelters were able to provide many individuals with this much-needed and often overlooked commodity.

Guest blogger Captain Phil Smith in Santa Barbara, California decided to use part of their sock donation to support their “Street Level” Outreach Ministry.

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