Sock It To Poverty


My friend and Scrapbook Royalty's Founder, Elena, is part of the Fiskateer Charity Fiskamittee and every month they will be choosing a different way to help others. January is “Poverty in America Awareness Month” and with that the Fiskateer Charity Fiskamittee is starting 2009 off by focusing on this special cause.

Here are some facts about socks and how they can help “sock it to poverty.”

  • Socks are vital to overall health of those living on the streets.
  • Socks are often not donated enough and are greatly appreciated by the recipient.
  • Most homeless and impovershed people do not own shoes that fit properly or are not in good condition. This increases the importance of socks.
  • Many people suffer from diabetes and other ailments and they could benefit from socks with extra support.
  • Not all shelters accept clean used socks so it's important when collecting that we collect new socks.
  • Socks are relatively inexpensive to donate.
  • There are men, women and children that live on the streets and all could benefit with a new pair of socks.

PLEASE SEND Scrapbook Royalty some SOCKS!!

All sizes are needed!

Please send them to:

Scrapbook Royalty

PO Box 910665

San Diego, CA 92191

For more information and to find out different ways you can donate socks please Click Here.

Also I saw Target has socks in the $1 spot again. Kids socks for $1 a pair and larger socks 3 pairs for $2.50. So you don'thave to spent alot to give a little.

Author: Jennifer Priest

It started with jewelry, beading, sewing, home decor, painting, basket weaving, pottery, and cross-stitch. Marry that to an entrepreneurial spirit & at 9 years old a girl is selling her wares at craft fairs as far as her parents and grandparents would drive her. These days, Jennifer enjoys crafts of all genres from sewing to scrapbooking to jewelry with a little dabbling in the mixed media world. Her style is approachable and she wants everyone who sees her work to feel that they too can embrace creativity and make their home and life beautiful.

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3 thoughts on “Sock It To Poverty

  1. you rock jennifer! where are you? i lost you for a couple of days!

    Posted on January 20, 2009 at 7:30 am
  2. Wonderful cause. Socks comin’ at ya!

    Posted on January 20, 2009 at 3:07 pm
  3. Sending a package out today!

    Posted on January 30, 2009 at 7:23 pm