Sock Drive 2023

Five years ago, twelve-year-old Jackson Bogardus was inspired by the local charity, The Undies Project (a charity that provides underwear to our low-income neighbors) and decided to start a local sock drive, “SOCKTOBER”, for the month of October. Jackson feels this is especially important as we approach the colder months. He also learned that socks are one of the items most needed in homeless shelters so he is collecting new socks for both adults and children and donating them to Inspirica in Stamford and other local charities. 94 million people in the United States live in or near poverty. That’s almost 1 out of every 3. Inspirica is more than just a homeless shelter. Inspirica seeks to break the cycle of homelessness by providing the programs and services that help their clients achieve – and maintain – permanent housing and stability in their lives.

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Jackson’s SOCKTOBER donation bins can be found throughout the Greenwich community and at his house. In addition, socks can be purchased and donated at Threads and Treads. Please help Jackson reach his goal of collecting 2000 pairs of socks to help those in need this winter and spread the word about SOCKTOBER.

Please call (203) 273-0511 if you have any questions or would like to learn more about Jackson’s SOCKTOBER Sock Drive..

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Bins are available at the below locations for you to bring socks to donate:

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