Project donates socks

The Comox Valley Sock It To ‘Em Project held a sale of hand-knit socks promoted through e-mails and Facebook.

The Comox Valley Sock It To ‘Em Project, a not-for-profit venture, recently held a sale of hand-knit socks promoted through e-mails and Facebook.

Thanks to the generous response of our community, the project has donated 50 more pairs of store-bought socks to an anonymous community organization that will distribute these socks to those who need them.

There are still some hand-knit socks available for sale at $35 per pair. The proceeds from each pair purchased will buy up to 10 pair of socks for those in need.

Phone project organizer Roberta DeDoming at 250-703-4731 or e-mail annaplace@uniserve.com.

— Comox Valley Sock It To ‘Em Project

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