The Ritzville Adams County Journal - Eastern Adams County's Only Independent Voice Since 1887

By Steve Salins

"Box for Sox" a smashing success


Last updated 1/30/2019 at 1:31pm

Journal photo by Steve Salins

Four Boy Scouts collected over 100 pairs of socks to donate to the Ritzville Food Pantry. From left to right: Pete Spain (Jr.), Ronnie Jones, Wyatt Gibler, Carter Krause and Food Pantry Director Carol Ewing.

Last Thursday, January 17, under cloudy skies and an incessant chilling rain, four young Scouts scrambled out of their vehicles to deliver the end of their campaign to collect pairs of socks to be passed out to those in need at the Ritzville Food Pantry. They called their project "Box for Sox." To collect the socks, they left marked cardboard boxes at locations around town: Umpqua Bank, Eagles Lodge, NAPA Parts store, and East Adams Rural Healthcare.

After a photo op, Pete Spain (Jr.), Ronnie Jones, Wyatt Gibler, and Carter Krause presented over 100 pairs of socks to Carol Ewing at the Fo...

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