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Middle schoolers on a mission! Students join forces for "Socktober"

Socks will be donated to Ken-Ton closet
Posted: 5:12 PM, Nov 20, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-20 17:13:25-05
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TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW) — Call them middle schoolers on a mission ... a mission of caring.

Students and staff from Hoover Middle School in the Ken-Ton district collected more than 2,500 pairs of socks fir its annual "Socktober." The socks will now be donated to the Ken-Ton Closet . The organization collects clothing items and gives them back to people in need, free of charge.

The school posted this message and picture to its Facebook page.

Congratulations to the classes with the most donations:
5th Grade: Mrs. Krasinski
6th Grade: Mrs. Powalowski
7th Grade: Mrs. Bacon/Miss Rickan

Did you know, socks are the most requested clothing item at homeless shelters? Here are some of the other items shelters need most during the winter.