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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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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Welcoming Refugees with Love & Monkeys

Welcoming Refugees with Love & Monkeys

OSM kicks the new year off with an exciting initiative in partnership with Culture Link, a settlement service provider in Toronto. Culture Link will help to welcome and integrate newcomers to North America fleeing conflict in the middle east, providing a wealth of resources for families looking to start a new life, including interpreter services, employment counselling, community integration...

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Monkey Mania at Woza Moya

Monkey Mania at Woza Moya

Woza Moya Sock Monkeys are taking the world by storm! A partnership with¬† Oxfam Australia Trading began last year, and sock monkeys have quickly become the top selling product in their entire toy category, and in the top 50 of ALL of their 1800 products.     Plans are underway¬† to upscale production and respond professionally to this huge demand. Wonderful news for our friends in...

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