AMCP Foundation Sock Collection

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Get ready for the AMCP Foundation Sock Collection in Orlando! AMCP Foundation and Volunteers for Community Impact together are serving the needs of the community in the local Orlando area. We invite all Nexus attendees to join us in beating our record of donating 1,118 pairs of socks and a giving tradition that serves a greater good. 

 

Where? At AMCP Nexus 2018 in Orlando, stop by the AMCP Foundation Kiosk (near AMCP Concierge) and donate a pair of new socks. All attendees that participate will receive an "I Knocked My Socks Off" ribbon as a taken of appreciation for the donation.

 

When? Tuesday and Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm and Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 am, during AMCP Nexus 2018.

 

What types of socks are needed? All socks are welcome in adult and youth sizes. All socks must be brand-new. 

 

Recipients? AMCP Foundation's community partner, Volunteers for Community Impact, will provide socks to well-known organizations serving those in need, in the Orlando area.  

Recipients include:

Foster Grandparent Program“Foster Grandparents” are low-income seniors (adults age 55+) who volunteer between 15-40 hours per week in local elementary schools, early head start, voluntary pre-kindergarten programs and Boys and Girls Clubs. Foster Grandparents are role models, mentors, and friends to children with exceptional needs. The program provides a way for volunteers age 55 and over to stay active by serving children and youth in their communities. 

Foster Grandparent volunteers:

  • Help children learn to read and provide one-on-one tutoring
  • Mentor troubled teenagers and young mothers
  • Care for premature infants or children with disabilities
  • Help children who have been abused or neglected

Socks will distributed to the schools in Central Florida that participate in the Foster Grandparent program.

 

 Did you know socks can be more important than food? Socks are the least donated, but are the most needed item among the less fortunate.     

 

Donate socks through our Amazon Wish List. Simply add socks to your Amazon cart and choose Volunteers for Community Impact at checkout. Shop to Give! Select AMCP Foundation as your charity on smile.amazon.com, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price.  

 

A special "Thanks" to Volunteers for Community Impact for partnering with the AMCP Foundation for a great cause! 

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