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Socks for Sandy: Helping Sandy's Victims

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
  • socks for sandy helping sandy s victims

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

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  • 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 would like everyone to move out - very disappointing. It looks like the local Community Center -- which was

  • 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/socks-for-sandy-essentials-needed-for.html
    I was naive in thinking we were all set... The needs are even greater than I fully realized.

  • 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:

  • Nancy
    Nancy Bethel, OH

    This is pretty misleading since it's from 4 years ago. What gives?