• K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers and AAFA Team to Supply Socks to Homeless

K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers and AAFA Team to Supply Socks to Homeless

SOCK IT TO ME: K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers and the American Apparel & Footwear Association joined forces to supply one million pairs of socks to the nation’s homeless and poor in honor of World Homeless Day, which is being observed today. The socks will be distributed at shelters throughout the country for individuals without a home or access to clean, new clothing. Donations began today and continue throughout the next 12 months. To date, companies such as DSW Inc., GBG Socks LLC/Planet Sox, Gold Medal International, No Nonsense, Renfro Corp., TTI Global Resources, and United Legwear & Apparel Co., among others, have committed more than 500,000 pairs of socks to people in need. AAFA and K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers continue to seek donations from additional companies to reach their goal of one million pairs of socks. Initial distributions are planned for New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston and North Carolina. “Over the next few months, we will be distributing the socks as they are donated, supporting many communities nationwide in their efforts to help homeless and poverty-stricken people,” said Lisa Gurwitch, president and chief executive officer of K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers. “In addition, donor companies will engage employees to visit local agencies and personally give socks

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