HAMILTON, NJ -- Footprints to Recovery, an outpatient drug and alcohol facility located in Hamilton is kicking off its 3rd Annual “Socks of Love” Campaign in hopes of collecting 10,000 pairs of socks for the homeless. The charitable drive helps provide socks to the homeless community, one of the items least donated to shelters.
“It is the little things in life that we take for granted each day, such as a clean pair of socks to put on in the morning,” said Mike Sinnett, Vice President of Catholic Charities. “However, if you are experiencing homelessness, socks are not taken for granted but a valued resource, especially in the winter.
“A new, clean pair of socks not only warms your feet from the cold, but adds an element of dignity to start out the day. Everyone likes new things, but a new pair of socks for those experiencing homelessness may the best reason to smile that day! Sock donations are true acts of kindness at the Samaritan House, and we appreciate the generosity of our donors,” added Sinnett.
The socks will be accepted by Footprints to Recovery at their facility located at 3535 Quakerbridge Road, Suite 300 in Hamilton Township. Socks will then be dispersed by recovery alumni to the Trenton Rescue Mission homeless shelter Trenton on Tuesday, December 17 and Wednesday, January 15.
Footprints to Recovery is a regional group of drug and alcohol treatment centers as well as a 24/7 call center to answer questions and support individuals in crisis. The facility provides comprehensive individual services that including customized treatment planning, individual and group therapy and co-occurring and dual diagnosis care. All clinicians are licensed, credentialed and specialize in addiction treatment and offer additional care services such as: trauma, co-occurring disorders, dual diagnosis, EMDR certified, art therapy, experiential therapy, LGBTQ+ and family therapy.
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