Sock Drive 2010

by Sally Devine

Thank you, thank you To all of our friends! We welcome a new year As 2010 ends.

It was a lot of hard work, But we filled every box. You did a nice thing With your donation of socks!

Thousands were bought, sorted, collected! With your help A community was much more connected.

Happy New Year! We collected and distributed 9,409 pairs of new socks to the needy in the Las Vegas/Henderson area. Our recipients were Catholic Worker, Matthew’s Closet, St. Therese Center for HIV/AIDS, Women’s Resource Center, WestCare Healthy Families, Child Haven, Poverello House and The Salvation Army.

Thank you to our community partners: Derfelt Elementary School, Dr. Robert Grzywacz and Staff, Dr. Nelson Lasiter and staff, Dr. Derrek Yelton and staff, Dr. Robert Earl and staff, Curves at Flamingo and Ft. Apache, KinderCare of Summerlin, St. Joseph’s Outreach, Mercedes Benz Club of America® Las Vegas Chapter, and the National Concierge Association.

To all of you who donated funds, socks, your time and your support, we thank you! Our work cannot be done without your help. May 2011 bring you happiness and health and let’s shoot for that 10,000 pair next year!


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