Operative Diana Brugos spent 4 days in March at Bal Shiksha Kendra Centre, an educational resource centre in rural NCT Delhi, India. Diana lead sock monkey training with students and their families, bringing stitches, smiles and employable skills training to women and children living in Shanti Camp slum. The socks for the workshops were donated by Canadian sock...Read More
It’s International Women’s Day and OSM is thrilled to announce a continued commitment to sustainable economy and vocational training for women in developing communities. In an ongoing partnership with Canadian humanitarian organization L.I.B International, and Indian NGO Concern For Humanity, OSM is sending Operative Diana Brugos into the field to continue...Read More
McGregor socks has been a supporter of OSM since 2012, when they donated 200 pairs of socks for our workshops at Shanti Sewing Centre in Delhi. Purveyors of quality footwear and an iconic Canadian brand, we’re delighted to announce their continued support of our local and global initiatives. In exchange for some adorable photos of sock monkeys made by OSM...Read More
Toronto Operatives Diana Brugos and Cheryl Lim lead a series of workshops for Harbourkids Skate Festival last weekend. Sub-zero temperatures made for a cozy crowd learning to make Sock Polar Bears. Thanks to everyone who came out and stitched up some fun! Kal & Ryan Jayousi with Lead Workshop Facilitator Diana...Read More
Join OSM on Feb 15 & 16 2015 at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto for a free Sock Polar Bear workshop as part of the Harbourkids Skate festival. Pre- Registration required. A few years back, when I was working at Mirvish Productions and first establishing this project, the kind folks at Honest Ed’s donated a giant box of mens’ white tube socks to the...Read More
Operation Sock Monkey is a volunteer-run initiative in support of humanitarian organizations that provide laughter, hope and healing to communities around the world affected by disease, disaster and social/political turmoil. Handmade Sock Monkeys can be purchased or sponsored to be sent to children in need of a smile.
OSM presents sock monkey making workshops for school and community groups. Sock Monkeys made in workshops can be purchased for a small donation to OSM, donated to children in need as part of the Sponsor a Sock Monkey program or donated for sale with proceeds going to Clowns Without Borders. Engage in the act of craftivism and make a monkey for a good cause!Read more