Author Archives: Peggy Blair

Sock it to Christmas – Day #17 – still a week left!

Hey everyone, the sock drive is rocking along and thanks to all of you who have donated socks, and raffle prizes and time to make this work! We’ve added a couple of prizes to our Dec 20 raffle — this … Continue reading

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Sock it to Christmas! Day #14 -updates/new locations

We’ve had a great response from Scouts in this area to our sock drive – I met with the 32nd Colony of Beavers on Tuesday evening (these are the little ones but they had collected 47 pairs of socks – … Continue reading

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Sock it to Christmas! #Day11 New Drop-off Locations!

Another busy few days on the sock drive, as we have two new drop-off locations. We now have a bin at Dovercourt Recreation Centre (thanks, Catherine Duncan for setting that one up and thank you Joel and Samir for agreeing!) … Continue reading

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Sock it to Christmas! #Day8 Prizes!

Well, this drive is gathering all kinds of momentum! Kitchissippi Ward councillor Jeff Leiper just shouted us out in his newsletter and I’m hoping we can get a little air time on CBC TV! Meanwhile, I dropped off a bin … Continue reading

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Sock it to Christmas #Day7DropOffLocations&Hours

We have a few more bins out and about for Sock it to Christmas! Eric Kalbfleish and I wrapped up two more at our Carling Royal LePage office on Friday afternoon (and thanks Eric, for buying the boxes at Staples … Continue reading

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Sock it to Christmas! #Day6SockDrive

Another couple of busy days on the Sock it to Christmas! sock drive. Donations keep coming in and people are being so incredibly generous: for example, Julie Broczkowski from The Magic Fridge dropped 33 pairs of socks off at my … Continue reading

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Sock it to Christmas! #Day4SockDrive

Well, it’s been a very busy day of this sock  drive to get donated socks for the folks in Ottawa who most need them – homeless people and those in rooming houses and shelters or on social assistance who simply … Continue reading

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