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SOS’ community is constantly growing, and we are always looking for ways to give back to the people and places around us. We’ve highlighted just a few of the things we do to give back.

Stargate School Economics Unit

We host the 3rd and 4th graders from nearby Stargate School to help them during their economics unit. The students learn the basics about purchasing materials, manufacturing, pricing, and sales before they sit down for what has become a storied event – the StarGate Sock Design Contest! Each student can submit his or her own design, and then the SOS crew votes on the best design. We produce a small run of the socks for the school to sell during their economic fair, and the proceeds go to a charity of the 3rd and 4th graders' choice.

Lost Socks to the Homeless

Every so often – actually, more than you’d think – we make an odd number of socks for an even number of feet. One here, one there, and before you know it we have a box filled with lost socks. When the box is full, when the weather gets cold, when a holiday comes around, or when we just plain feel like it, we take the extra socks to local homeless shelters to help put socks on those that cannot afford them.