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SOCKS WANTED: Sock drive held for homeless in Schenectady
SCHENECTADY -- Socks may not come to mind during the summer, but one organization wants you to know how important socks are for people living on the streets.
City Mission is participating in a nationwide sock drive for the homeless.
Elizabeth Chamberlain, Development Director at City Mission, said foot issues including fungus and infection are common among people living in shelters.
City Mission is excepting donations through September 3rd at SEFCU on State Street, Athology Studio, the Paul Mitchell School, the Schaffer Heights Apartment building, Bow Tie Cinemas and several local churches.
All the socks donated will go to people in Schenectady.