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A good effort

April 5th, 2011 (11:46 pm)

Socks for Japan is a cool concept for extending a bit of kindness to those affected by recent catastrophic events in Japan. I share these photos not because I want anyone to think I did some great thing. In fact, it's a very small thing. The great thing is the concept: Sending new--NOT worn--pairs of socks to a direct-aid group who will get these comfort items to the men, women, boys, girls, and babies who have lost everything. No big overhead, no paid staff--just a bunch of people who can leverage their location and time into helping with relief efforts.

To find out more about how you can participate, see photos of the process from Japan, and even get your personal notes to the recipients translated into Japanese--here's the link again: Socks for Japan. Because in my own life, it's often been the smallest gestures that helped me cope with the biggest challenges.

Thanks to Houston artist Jennifer Mathis for indirectly guiding me to the Socks for Japan web site.

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