Happy Sock News Amidst The COVID-19 Crisis

Here are three socks things that should make you happy while we all wait out the COVID-19 virus.


As of March 20, 2020, The Joy of Sox has distributed 429,325 pairs of new socks to those experiencing homelessness. That’s pretty amazing and should put a smile of satisfaction on all who support our mission. But more importantly, that’s 429,325 happy pairs of feet out there.

Clicking on the graph will take you to
The Joy of Sox’s SOCK METRICS handout

10 Years

The Joy of Sox has been providing joy to those experiencing homelessness by giving them new socks for 10 years.

Happy Tenth Anniversary!

Platinum Transparency

Platinum Transparency. Guidestar is the organization that provides the most complete update up-to-date nonprofit data available. They are the world’s largest source of information on nonprofits.

The Platinum Seal of Transparency is their highest level award. And that’s nice recognition on The Joy of Sox’s 10th Anniversary.

Clicking here will take you to the Guidestar page where you can read more about The Joy of Sox.

The Joy of Sox® is a Philadelphia-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit with the mission of giving joy to those experiencing homelessness by giving them new socks.  Their vision is to be the most effective sock charity in the United States, and to give every person experiencing homelessness in America six pairs of new socks every year.  Founded in 2010 they have given over 429,325 pairs of new socks to those experiencing homelessness in 33 states and five countries.  For more information please visit www.TJoS.org.

For more information about The Joy of Sox, please contact, Tom Costello, Jr, Founder and Chief Sock Person, The Joy Of Sox, [email protected], 610-745-1075.