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
Just whipped up a fresh batch o’ monkey Valentines ready to warm your loved one’s heart. Order oldschool paper or newschool electronic. Proceeds will help to send our Operatives Diana Brugos and Kat Thorsen abroad this year to teach the fine art of sock monkey! Special thanks to Julian Bowers, design...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
Nearly a year ago, 50 sock monkeys were sent to Madagascar with a Canadian volunteers Ben Chapman and Kelly Dunphy working with NGO HELP Madagascar who’s mission is to empower the poor to positive change. Ben & Kelly arrived in Madagascar only to discover their luggage had gone missing, and received little assistance from a customs official more intent on...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