Silicon Valley >>> Senegal

Silicon Valley >>> Senegal

OSM Operative Molli took some sock monkey magic overseas to Senegal this summer along with fellow medical students at University Buffalo School of Nursing and School of Dental. The students volunteer their time and talent to offer free medical and dental care to patients in need, and our sock monkeys are there to bring a smile and some comfort to their new patients while undergoing examinations...

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Having a Hoot with Sock Owls

Having a Hoot with Sock Owls

SOCK OWLS have taken Vancouver by storm this spring. Lead Operative Kat Thorsen came up with the pattern to work around time constraints presented by community workshops and as an adapted craft that is easier to tackle than a sock monkey, but equally fun. These charming little sock owls are wonderful for creating dialogue around the craft table and a testament to the healing power of...

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Month of the Military Child

Month of the Military Child

A big funky bunch of 50 Sock Monkey delegates were created to send to military families in the Bay Area with members in active service, and the timing could not be better as April is the Month of the Military Child.  This initiative applauds military families and their children for the daily sacrifices they make and the challenges they overcome. To all the Military Families out there: We Love...

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Monkey Fun with Remote Area Medical

Monkey Fun with Remote Area Medical

Operative Molli Warunek, DNP and a team of student Nurses from the University of Buffalo brought some much needed TLC and sock monkey fun to Knoxville, TN last month. These nurses are on volunteer mission  with Remote Area Medical (RAMUSA), a nonprofit whose aim it is  to prevent pain and alleviate suffering by providing free quality healthcare to those in need. This team brought medical and...

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Little Hands, Big Dreams

Little Hands, Big Dreams

An incredibly successful collaboration with philanthropic kids craft kit subscription service Little Loving Hands in February 2017 has brought hundreds of adorable sock monkeys hand decorated with love through OSM HQ and around the world over the past year. A delegation of Little Loving Hands monkeys were recently distributed in Agra, India to students and beneficiaries of Indian Dreams...

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A Drop in the Ocean

A Drop in the Ocean

OSM’s newest Operative, Molli O is a student at University Buffalo School of Nursing and travelled with some of her classmates to the island of Chios, in Greece this summer to offer medical service to Syrian refugees encamped there through Doc Mobile, a non-profit org bringing free medical care to refugees stranded there due to the conflict in their homeland.   She brought along...

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