Boy Collects One Thousand Socks for Needy Kids

Boy Collects One Thousand Socks for Needy Kids

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socks-knit-by-whitknits-wordpress-com.jpg11 year-old Tanner asks everyone he meets to consider what life would be like without socks.

Launching a holiday sock drive to benefit needy children in Orlando, so far, he’s collected more than 500 pairs — and he’s hoping for more by his Dec. 14 deadline.

In the wake of a recession, he decided to give people a small economical way they could help others. “Instead of spending $20 or $30 [on Toys for Tots], it would be $1 or $2 [for socks],” he said.

Tanner, who is in a lull between football and basketball seasons, has a history of helping kids through his own charitable giving.

READ MORE, w/ photo, at the Orlando Sentinel

Photo from whitknits.wordpress.com

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