Socks for Sandy: Helping Sandy's Victims

12.07.12
Our neighborhood survived Hurricane Sandy. But that's not what this post is about.Instead, I'd like to focus on those people who survived with only the clothes on their backs. Literally.

Just down the road from our little neighborhood of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, the need is great. Many homes are gone, flooded, wiped out, total losses.

One of my sis-in-laws went to volunteer at the local Hurricane Shelter set up at the middle school. She spread the word about what items people needed, including socks. I went over there that same night with clothes and socks to donate.

I couldn't get the socks thing out of my head. People needed socks. People were walking around barefoot. But it was more than that, this sort-of obsession about socks. Putting socks on cold feet signifies warmth and comfort - a small bit of goodness during what will be a long and difficult road. It bothered me all night. And thus, Socks for Sandy was born.

You can help us gather up some warmth to share by collecting socks, gloves and winter hats - for men, women and children of all ages

  • In Tuckerton Beach, officials said seven homes were thrown from their foundations or pilings and simply disappeared. (photo from Asbury Park Press)
  • Mystic Island and Tuckerton Beach were wiped out. These are just two of the many New Jersey coastal communities devastated by Sandy. The X is near where I live, just a few minutes away.

To see more: http://petscribbles.blogspot.com/2012/11/socks-for-sandy-helping-sandys-victims.html

on Nov 03, 2012
  • Laura, Pet Scribbles
    Laura, Pet Scribbles Little Egg Harbor, NJ
    Thank you so much! I was asked this morning by the family who is running the supply center (for the Hurricane victims who lost everything) if I would extend Socks for Sandy and ask for some particular items not previously requested. I could not say no.
  • Laura, Pet Scribbles
    Laura, Pet Scribbles Little Egg Harbor, NJ
    Hi everyone,

    The landlord for the location of the supply center (as well as the food center) for the Hurricane Sandy victims in our area

  • 360 Sod (Donna Dixson)
    will keep them crossed Laura, let us know
  • Laura, Pet Scribbles
    Laura, Pet Scribbles Little Egg Harbor, NJ
    The newest update on Socks for Sandy: http://petscribbles.blogspot.com/2012/11/sock...
  • Laura, Pet Scribbles
    Laura, Pet Scribbles Little Egg Harbor, NJ
    For those still following this thread, I thought i'd share the latest update, which is now on the Socks for Sandy blog that I started, just to keep all of the latest info in one easy place. :) Here's the link: http://socksforsandy.blogspot.com/2012/12/soc...
Laura, Pet Scribbles
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