Loveland, Ohio – Instead of having a graduation party, Loveland High School Senior William Heard decided, “that because of the virus” he should hold a sock drive to lift the spirits of those who have few material possessions.

For the graduation year of 2020, William would like to collect 2,020 pairs of new socks, or more, by the time he turns 18.

I want to do this in an effort to help those who are homeless and less fortunate than us. Due to all of the depression and fear surrounding the community in times like these, I want to be able to be a light in someone’s life by providing something to them that is so simple, yet very necessary.



I just wanted to give a quick update about the sock drive so far. I have currently received from the Loveland community 307 pairs of socks and $1,203 in monetary donations, of which I used to purchase 1,356 pairs of socks and I

cassie mattia,

The deadline to bring socks/donations is on June 11 and I plan on delivering socks between Monday, June 15 and Saturday, June 20. Thank you so much for helping push the word out!

William Heard

William is accepting money donations through Paypal, Venmo, and Cashapp (all of which are listed below), as well as setting up a drop-off point at his house, 1205 W Main Street, Loveland, OH 45140.



Cashapp: $socks4homeless2020