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Comfort Socks Newsletter - July 2012 - Socks for the Homeless   


Tax Free Weekend is upon us - Why not pick up some New Mens Crew Length Socks? Save a little, Help alot. Socks can be dropped off at any of our sock drop locations, or order online and have them sent directly to us. Live locally, contact me, I will run and come and get them. http://comfortsocksonline.org/droploc.php

Sock Shares

Socks, Socks, Socks - if they're not right - you're not right - and that's just how it is. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMnNvjUOd3Y

SBI Rotary and Comfort Socks

It was our great pleasure to address SBI Rotary on July 27. The Rotary heard our call and have committed to collecting new mens socks for the next three meetings. What an inspiration it was for me to see the heart of the business community in action. Thank you, SBI Rotary for all you do!


MattressFIRM and Comfort Socks

MattressFIRM understands the meaning of Comfort. That is why Comfort Socks is proud to partner with MattressFIRM.  From now until 10/31/2012, we invite you to participate in the DOUBLE YOUR DONATION campaign.

Stop by a participating MattressFIRM store. Donate any amount to Comfort Socks and MattressFIRM will Double your Donation up to $100.00 off your mattress set purchase (minimum purchase required - some exclusions apply)

Example:
Donate $25.00 – get $50.00 off your mattress set purchase.

Donate $50.00 – get $100.00 off your mattress set purchase.

With a full line of mattresses, pillows, all designed with your comfort in mind, there is no doubt you will find the just the right fit, just like we did. Stop by today any of these three stores and receive the double reward of supporting a great cause, and getting a great mattress discount.

Wilmington 343 South College Rd Wilmington NC 28403 P: 910-395-5607   
North Myrtle Beach- 207 Highway 17 NMB SC 29582 P: 843-249-4374
Morehead City- 5209-c Hwy 70 Morehead City NC 28557 P:252-222--0248

Thank You, MattressFIRM for finding another way to comfort others. Comfort Socks is so happy you have heard our call.

Compassion Show
There’s a buzz in the air – and soon the music, song, and wonderful expressions of Compassion will reach our ears. We welcome you this Saturday, August 4th  - Come and join us 2pm as Comfort Socks invites you to an afternoon of entertainment with a compassion theme on Saturday Aug 4th hosted by New Life Christian Fellowship 2162 Stone Chimney Rd - Supply, NC. Music and song by Tracy Parker, Brent Tyndall, expressions of compassion using sign language by Cindy Reed, an AV presentation about Comfort Socks and door prize compliments of Joe Tese Photography fill the afternoon. Admission is FREE. A love offering for Comfort Socks will take place. Doors will open about 1:45- Seating is limited, so first come first serve. Call 910-269-8577 or visit www.comfortsocks.org for more information.

Thank You Contributors - for your Faithfulness

Comfort Socks is so grateful for our supporters. Encouragement comes in the form of phone calls, facebook interaction, donations of resources and socks. I know many of you enjoy reading about those who help, and seeing all the pictures of the smiles with socks - and we enjoy sharing the pleasure side of our mission too - but please, let us not forget why we are here. For every smile you see, there are many more people who do not have a smile to share. We appreciate your help so much but those you have helped by your support are grateful in a way they cannot express. We have the honor to thank you for them. 

Your support of Comfort Socks has allowed us to receive 38,150 pairs of socks so far.  We are so grateful to all our supporters. First: We wish Comfort and Compassion are known by our actions and to all sock recipients.  Second: We pray for Blessings for our supporters, sock recipients, and those without a home. Third: Please stay mindful of us and remember us monthly, if you can. Special Thanks to New Life Christian Fellowship for allowing us the use of their facilities and for their prayers and support for our mission.

New Life Christian Fellowship 
2154 Stone Chimney Rd SW

Supply, NC 28462
(910) 842-3201
Sunday Service 10:30 am
Wednesday Evenings 7:30 pm

http://www.newlifecf.net

Do you own real estate may wish to donate to us? Did you know that under the new health care bill all real estate transactions will be subject to a 3.8% sales tax after 2012? Now might be a good time to consider the tax benefits of donating property to a non-profit like Comfort Socks. If you have a piece of property that you are unable to sell or lease, a donation of that real estate to Comfort Socks would be of interest to us and may be of great benefit to you. Please contact me so we can discuss these opportunities.
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Comfort Socks is a 501(c)3 public charity that collects and distributes new socks for homeless
people and families. All contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

www.comfortsocks.org