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How You Can Join The S.O.C.K.S Movement


We distribute the majority of our socks through direct outreach. Together with groups of volunteers, we canvas the city to find those who would benefit from new socks, hygiene items, smiles, hugs, and prayers. Visit our "Volunteer" page to sign up for outreach ministry.


A S.O.C.K.S Box™ is a box of almost any kind that is decorated, adorned with the S.O.C.K.S logo, and placed in a high visibility area in a school, church, or business.  The Box can be used for a short-term sock drive or it can be situated permanently as a drop-off location.  Visit our "Volunteer" page to learn more about hosting a S.O.C.K.S Box™!


S.O.C.K.S relies on the generosity of supporters like you to fulfill our mission.  In-kind donations of new socks or hygiene items as well as monetary gifts are appreciated.  Please consider making a tax-deductible donation today.  Donations can be made via PayPal, our Amazon Wishlist, or by mail to our P.O. Box.  Visit our "Donate" page to support the Movement today!


Tell your friends, family, and co-workers about the S.O.C.K.S Movement.  Share on social media as well - @socksmovement on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook! 

Pairs Of Socks Distributed

S.O.C.K.S Programming


Direct outreach is our core program. It is the primary vehicle for connecting to the people we serve. S.O.C.K.S provides outreach opportunities year-round to groups of all kinds – church groups, youth groups, work groups, athletic teams, etc. If you are in the Baltimore-Washington region and are interested in participating in outreach, we’d love to have you.


If our outreach program is the vehicle, socks are the engine!  We need socks year-round to meet the growing need due to increased numbers of people experiencing homelessness.  Our S.O.C.K.S Box program is a critical component; making sure we have access to the resources required implement impactful outreach.  There are two primary forms of participation: 1. Hosting a short-term S.O.C.K.S Box sock drive campaign, or 2. Hosting a long-term S.O.C.K.S Box for use as a drop-off location for socks.  Both methods can be done at a workplace, church, school, etc.


The Young Philanthropist Program is an interactive curriculum designed for youth of all ages. The curriculum is aligned to national learning standards, highlight arts integration and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics), teaches principles such as gratitude while building critical thinking skills, and is interactive during the academic and outreach components. Youth will have the opportunity to not only apply what they’ve learned in the classroom, but make the city blocks the outdoor classroom by participating in outreach and documenting their experience.