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 Frontiéres 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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New Friends in Tanzania

New Friends in Tanzania

Last month, a wonderful new Operative joined us at OSM and couriered and hand delivered 40+ sock monkeys to children in Tanzania. Gloria Beresford- Last traveled to the East African nation in July 2016 as a volunteer with The Olive Branch For Children, an NGO that seeks to better the lives of children and families affected by HIV- AIDS in rural areas of Tanzania. Gloria distributed sock monkeys...

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Camp Sock Monkey in Beaverton, OR

Camp Sock Monkey in Beaverton, OR

Roll up your sleeping bag and pack up the s’more supplies: O.S.M is invited to be part of some serious summer fun this month! Participants from a summer camp in Beaverton, Oregon are stitching up some smiles in the form of socky simians to send to Haiti this winter with Clowns Sans Frontiéres. The week long camp is participating in the Helping Hands project through the Church of Jesus...

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Branching out to Tanzania

Branching out to Tanzania

43 Sock Monkeys are on their way to Tanzania today thanks to the handiwork of students of Tommy Douglas Secondary School in Vaughan, ON and the great big heart (and suitcase!) of OSM’s newest Operative, Gloria Beresford-Last who will travel to Africa with her Mom this summer on a  volunteer mission with  The Olive Branch for Children. The Olive Branch is an NGO  serving  vulnerable...

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