ALTON - One morning several years ago, Alton Alderwoman Rosie Brown looked out her home window and observed a young boy shivering with high pants and no visible socks. That situation inspired her so much that she began a mission to try to ensure young children in the Alton area have new socks for winter.
Rosie’s Sixth Annual Socks for Tots Drive during November-December is off and running.
“This is our sixth year and the socks drive has kicked off,” she said. “We are looking for a very successful socks drive. People in our community truly care about their children. This has made a big difference and the schools and daycares look forward to the socks drive every year.”
Anyone with any questions please contact Rosie at 618-433-9976.
This list of places in Alton drop socks off is as follows:
Boys and Girls Club
Bluff City Grill
Webster Temple Church
New Beginnings Hair Salon
Today’s Beauty Store
Lovett’s Soul Food Restaurant
Madison County Housing Authority
Main Street Baptist Church