WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Simple things can bring great comfort to those who live without protection.

That's why America's # 1 basics, underwear and sock brand
225,000 pairs of socks for organizations fighting homelessness
in the United States in the ninth year of sponsorship of Hanes
National Sock Drive
, Hanes continues to work with national partners
Agencies, including The
salvation army
, Invisible
and Federation
while increasing the local impact of the program through participation
directly with at least one agency in each state to distribute the
Clothing. Since the introduction of the program in 2009 Hanes Has
provided more than 2.5 million pairs of socks – the most requested item
of aid organizations – for the homeless.

"Most of us take basic clothes for granted, but we know a clean couple
Socks can be very important to people with homelessness, "Sidney said
Falken, Chief Branding Officer of HanesBrands. "Although we can not solve it
this chronic problem that our country is facing, we want to get involved
little consolation for those who need it most. "

The brand also announced that the National Sock Drive program will be implemented
extend beyond the holiday season to a whole year. In addition to
Conducting outreach events throughout the year Hanes Has
Introduce the opportunity for individuals to participate in the program.
Socks (1 USD), Lingerie (1 USD), Men's Underwear (1,50 USD)
and bras ($ 6), which are distributed by The in the styles and sizes needed
Salvation Army. At
Visitors can also learn more about homelessness and get information
about the organizations participating in the sock race.

These agencies include Covenant House, family
Promise of Alabama on the coast
Services Hawaii

"We are so thankful for that Hanes has again selected our young
People at Covenant House as recipients of their amazing generosity
through the brand's National Sock Drive, "said Kevin Ryan, President and CEO
CEO of the New York-based national agency for the homeless and vulnerable people
Youth. "The young people who overcome homelessness at Covenant House are
good, courageous, resilient, hardworking children. What many of them do not have
She had someone in her life who was interested. With this ride, our friends are there Hanes
provide much needed financial support for Covenant House of
practical clothes for our children. Equally important is the brand
Send a message to our children that they are not alone, that there is
People who are interested. When our children hear this message, there is nothing
can not reach. "

The family promise of Coastal Alabama in Mobile is temporary
Protection and related services and support for families in their work
Achieve and maintain independence.

"Families at FPCA are working hard to turn their homes back into reality," said Diane J.
McCaskey, Managing Director. "How they try to get back to theirs
Many feet can not afford a simple pair of socks. And while we are
We know that socks can help people stay healthy and move forward
Agency never has enough of it. That's why we're so thankful that we're one
Receiver of the Hanes National Sock Drive. "

Hilo-based HOPE Services Hawaii offers home-based programs and
Services for families and individuals experiencing homelessness
Supporting their success towards permanent housing and self-sufficiency.

"We are looking forward to a partnership Hanesand appreciate that
The brand's commitment to helping us serve our homeless community, "said
Kristen Alice, Director of Community Relations.

Distribute local organizations Hanes Socks include:

Alabama (Mobile)

Family Pledge of Alabama on the Coast

Alaska (Anchorage)

Brother Francis Shelter

Arkansas (Fayetteville)

7 Hills Center

Arizona (Phoenix)

Phoenix rescue mission

California (Bell)

The Salvation Army

California (Hollywood)

Federal house

California (Los Angeles)

Los Angeles Mission

street Symphony

California (Oakland)

Federal house

California (San Diego)

Father Joe's Village

Colorado (Denver)

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

Connecticut (Waterbury)

St. Vincent De Paul

Delaware (Wilmington)

The Salvation Army

District of Columbia

Miriam's kitchen

Federal house

Florida (Fort Lauderdale)

Federal house

Florida (Tampa)

The Salvation Army

Georgia (Atlanta)

Federal house

Nicholas House

Hawaii (Hilo)

HOPE Services Hawaii

Idaho (Boise)

Interfaith Sanctuary Shelter

Illinois (Chicago)

Federal house

The Department of the Night

The Salvation Army

Indiana (Indianapolis)

Wheeler mission

Iowa (Iowa City)

Shelter House

Kansas (Topeka)

Topeka rescue mission

Kentucky (Bowling Green)


Louisiana (New Orleans)

Federal house

UNITY of Greater New Orleans

Maine (Bangor)

Homeless people in the Bangor area

Maryland (Baltimore)

Baltimore Station

Massachusetts (Boston)

Pine Street Inn

Michigan (Detroit)

Federal house

Minnesota (Minneapolis)

St. Stephens Street Outreach

Mississippi (Vicksburg)

Warren County Children's Home

Missouri (St. Louis)

Students-in-transition (St. Louis School Board)

Montana (Billings)

Montana rescue mission

Nebraska (Omaha)

Siena / Francis House

Nevada (Las Vegas)


New Hampshire (Plymouth)

Bridge House homeless shelter and veteran support

New Jersey

Federal house

New Mexico (Albuquerque)

Joy Junction

New York, New York)

Federal house

North Carolina (Charlotte)

Men's home of Charlotte

North Carolina (Winston-Salem)

The Salvation Army

Samaritan ministries

North Dakota (Bismarck)

Ministry at the edges

Ohio (Cincinnati)

Shelter House

Ohio (Cleveland)

The City Crisis Center for men

Oklahoma (Oklahoma City)

Rescue mission of the city

Oregon (Portland)

Central city concern

Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)

Federal house

Pennsylvania (Wilkes-Barre)

The Salvation Army

Rhode Island (Providence)

Crossing Rhode Island

South Carolina (Columbia)


South Dakota (Sioux Falls)

Bishop Dudley Hospitality House

Tennessee (Nashville)

Open table

Texas (Austin)

Mobile breads and fish

Texas (Dallas)

The stewpot

Texas (Houston)

Federal house

Utah (Salt Lake City)

The road house

Vermont (Burlington)

Temporary accommodation committee

Virginia (Richmond)

The Salvation Army

Washington (Seattle)

Seattle homeless outreach

West Virginia (Charleston)

trade mission

Wisconsin (Milwaukee)

The guesthouse

Wyoming (Casper)

Wyoming rescue mission

The Hanes National Sock Drive is part of Hanes
, the corporate responsibility program of Hanes'
Parent company, HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI).


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