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The Joy Of Sox

Rating: 5 stars   42 reviews 1,361

Nonprofit Issues:

Human Services

Address:

580 Lindsey Dr Ste 150 Radnor PA 19087-2339 USA

Mission:

Our mission is simple - to provide joy to the homeless with new socks.

Results:

We have already provided over 150,000 pairs of new socks in the Philadelphia regions, as well as 21 states and three countries.

Programs:

Our latest program is the "1,2000,000 Happy Toes Initiative - Philadelphia." This program is to initially provide one pairs of new socks every month to every homeless person in Philadelphia and surrounding areas (including New Jersey and Delaware).

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610-688-3318
http://thejoyofsox.org/

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Rating: 5 stars   Featured Review

1 person found this review helpful

Tom Costello- Chief Sock Person- has done a great job bringing attention to an important and often unnoticed need. People experiencing homelessness often do not have access to clean, dry socks. And without socks people are more prone to develop foot problems that could be prevented... if only they had access to clean socks.
The Joy of Sox has raised awareness, while collecting and distributing likely tens of thousand of socks at this point. This with little funding and an all-volunteer staff.

 
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Such an amazing charity to work with. They go above and beyond in every aspect. I'm very excited to see what the future holds for this non-profit.

 
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The Joy of Sox is a very lean organization that does one essential thing...provides socks to the homeless, both in our greater Philadelphia area and nationwide.

 
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Such a small thing that we all take for granted makes such a big difference in people's lives. Thanks for providing us with the opportunity to make a difference!

 
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2 people found this review helpful

It's is an honor to be associated with The Joy of Sox and Mr. Tom Costello, Founder & "Chief Sock Person". Following the Fox & Friends story with Erin Bertel, I reached out to Tom to explore the possibilities of working together to help the 150 homeless veterans living in the woods along the tourist corridor in Kissimmee Florida. A few weeks later Tom and I got together for a lunch of catfish at an old fish camp and it wasn't long before I knew that Tom Costello was a very good man, a man of integrity and a man with the business acumen to lead The Joy of Sox to fulfill its mission of simply providing socks to the homeless - everywhere.




 
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1 person found this review helpful

What I love about this nonprofit is the simplicity of its mission and the obvious need, once you think about it. I am like Tom in that I'd never thought of socks as a critical need for people on the street, but once you think about it it is a no-brainer.

 
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1 person found this review helpful

Incredible organization that meets such an important immediate need!

 
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The Joy of Sox is among the best nonprofit organizations I've worked with. Tom went above and beyond in representing the organization to different groups we were going to interact with and helped us to create a wonderful sock drive. Their website is clear, full of stories and photos and makes engaging the public easy. We used links to The Joy of Sox website extensively while conducting our sock drive and many people told us they learned about the need for socks by visiting that site.

 
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Working with The Joy of Sox has been a true blessing. It's amazing to be a part of an organization with as much heart as this one. The Joy of Sox addresses the extremely necessary, and yet often overlooked need to provide socks to the homeless. The work this organization does, and the passion and love the organization does it with, makes The Joy of Sox truly extraordinary.

 
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2 people found this review helpful

I give to TJoS because of the need (it is great), the focus (sox for the homeless -- it's clear and straight-forward!) and because I am impressed by the dedication and the organization of TJoS in meeting this mission!

 
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