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John’s Crazy Socks Joins Community Care Home Health Services for a Fundraiser

John’s Crazy Socks partnered with Community Care Home Health Services to organize a Christmas in July Fundraiser to benefit the Nassau Suffolk Chapter of the Autism Society of America and Day Haven, a provider of adult day services.

Christmas in July Flyer 

“This Christmas in July event was so much fun,” said John Cronin, Co-founder of John’s Crazy Socks. 

A Fun Event for the Community 

The event brought together nearly two dozen organizations to offer fun and games including music, a snowball toss, cookie decorating and pictures with Santa in his summer Hawaiian shirt. Attendees ate hot dogs from Diesel Dogs, ice cream from Mister Softee and enjoyed refreshments from Sweetwater’s. 

John with a friend and fan, Amanda

There were presentations by Community Care Home Health Services, Day Haven, and John’s Crazy Socks. John and his co-founder and father, Mark X. Cronin, gave an inspiring talk on overcoming obstacles and shared how John’s Crazy Socks does so much more than offering more socks that any other sock store in the world, as they provide employment for people with differing abilities and have a generous Giving Back program that has raised over $625,000 for charity partners. The Nassau Suffolk Chapter of the Autism Society of America (NSASA) is one of their charity partners. 

John with the John's Crazy Socks Tent

Kelly Woolsey, Director of Business Development at Community Care said, “We wanted to offer fun activities for the community and the chance to learn about services available to them.” 

John with a fan and fellow Special Olypic athlete

Suzanne Reek, the Executive Director of the NSASA, said, “We are grateful for the donations raised by the Christmas in July event and even more so for the community support given to our organization.”  

About Community Care Home Health Services 

Founded in 1986, Community Care is a New York State licensed Home Care Agency that provides home care and supplemental staff to the communities in which they serve. They provide medical and non-medical long-term, mid-term and short-term in-home care to the elderly and individuals in need.  They offer on-going care for patients as well as care for those recovering from an injury, illness, or surgery.  Since inception they have prided themselves on providing compassionate caregivers and quality care to those in need. 

John with Marc Gatien from Community Cares

They offer services through the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP), a New York State Medicaid home care program which allows consumers to hire family, friends, neighbors, or the Personal Assistant (PA) of their choice to provide services for help with activities of daily living (ADL), such as grooming, dressing, bathing, toileting, meal preparation, light housekeeping, escorting to medical appointments, escorting on errands, etc. 

John with Megan from Community Cares

To learn more, visit their website (https://communitycarehhs.com) or call (888) 886-2433. 

About John’s Crazy Socks 

John’s Crazy Socks was inspired by John Lee Cronin, a young man with Down syndrome, and his love of colorful and fun socks—what he calls his “crazy socks.” He and his father, Mark X. Cronin, started the company as a social enterprise with a mission of Spreading Happiness™. With more than 4,000 socks, John’s Crazy Socks is now the world’s largest sock store. More than half their employees have a differing ability, and their Giving Back program has raised over $625,000 for charity partners like the Special Olympics, the National Down Syndrome Society, and the Autism Society of America. Most of all, they are Spreading Happiness™. 

For more information about John’s Crazy Socks, visit our webpage, Facebook page, Instagram account, TikTok or YouTube channel. You can also contact us at 631-760-5625 or via email at service@johnscrazysocks.com.

 

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