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September 30, 2019

Socks and Shoes for Homeless Men and Women

Sole Stop SF is a non-profit that provides socks and shoes to homeless men and women.

You can participate by placing your donations in the barrel provided in the Beginner’s Mind Temple/City Center lobby at 300 Page Street or through the Sole Stop web site.

Sole Stop at the Pop Up Care Village, June 2019

Socks should be new, and ideally white (dyes can interact with foot wounds).

Shoes should be new or very lightly used and sized for men, women, or children. The greatest demand is for men’s sizes 9 – 12 and women’s sizes 6½ – 9.

You can order socks online through Amazon – white bamboo unisex or men’s white cotton – and shoes at Zappos.com with delivery to

San Francisco Zen Center/Sock Drive
300 Page Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

The barrel will be in the City Center lobby through the end of December.