Bob Rutherford may be old, but that hasn’t stopped him from doing what he can to help the homeless.
Using super-powered knitting machines, the 88-year-old has weaved over 10,000 pairs of wool socks for homeless shelters across Canada.
“When my wife passed away in 2010, I felt the loss that everybody feels and had nothing to do,” Bob told CBC News. “[My son] said to me, ‘If you want to help yourself, help somebody else.’”
The senior’s little living room project, fondly dubbed Socks by Bob, has expanded to include a few friends to help him along. In 2016 alone, the group knitted 2,000 cozy new socks for people living in poverty.
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