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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Close Encounters of the Creative Kind

Close Encounters of the Creative Kind

Vancouver Operative Kat Thorsen collaborated with Dr Ching-Chiu Lin from UBC to bring sock monkey therapy to Seniors at Summerhill Retirement Residence last month, and the results are both adorable and inspiring. This project is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) through an Insight Grant entitled “The Transversality Hub: Towards a new mode of...

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Teaming up with Team DRIVE

Teaming up with Team DRIVE

Operation Sock Monkey bids a Bon Voyage to Team DRIVE as they depart on their mission to Port-au-Prince this weekend, where they will bring supplies, support and sock monkeys to the children of FED Orphanage. TEAM DRIVE is a 501c3 Health and Human Services organization with the mission of engaging combat wounded veterans into the service of others. The instagram photo below, posted Saturday by...

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Hugs for Haiti

Hugs for Haiti

OSM has once again partnered with Clowns Sans FrontiƩres to help bring laughter and love to Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. 3 Haitian artists visited Montreal in November to take part in a physical theatre training course where they workshopped a clown show to present in neighborhoods recovering from the cyclone, exchanged ideas and laughs and developed their performance skills in...

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Project Sophia at Canuck Place

Project Sophia at Canuck Place

Project Sophia is an extraordinary initiative facilitated by Vancouver Operative Kat Thorsen, and inspired by a truly extraordinary young woman, Sophia Pomeroy and her wonderful Mom, Beverley Pomeroy. Sophia is 16 years old and was diagnosed with a life-threatening illness at birth. She’s a regular patient and ray of Sunshine at Canuck Place Childrens Hospice in Vancouver, handing out sock...

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