Nikki’s Wings of Hope Visits John’s Crazy Socks - Johns Crazy Socks

Nikki’s Wings of Hope Visits John’s Crazy Socks

The leadership from the Nikki’s Wings of Hope Foundation paid a visit this afternoon to John’s Crazy Socks. John gave a tour and then the leaders from both organizations met to discuss ways they can collaborate. 

The Foundation assist people fighting opioid addition. John’s Crazy Socks supports the work of Nikki’s Wings of Hope and is helping the Foundation with their fundraising efforts. 

“We were so happy to meet John and spend time with the team at John’s Crazy Socks,” said Desiree Rulli Zizzo from Nikki’s Wings of Hope Foundation.   

Nikki's Wings of Hope on tour

Nikki’s Wings of Hope Foundation 

Nikki was a beautiful and caring your woman who died from a drug overdose. Nikki touched many lives and her friends and family were hit hard by her passing. Losing Nikki left her family wondering how they could make sense of this horrific loss.  Instead of grieving privately out of shame and disbelief, Nikki’s family chose to honor Nikki by helping other struggling families and individuals.  By binding together, they could help others and keep Nikki’s memory alive. 

Nikki’s Wings of Hope Foundation provides scholarships to survivors of drug additions and supports programs that help addicts and their families. 

John's Crazy Socks supports Nikki's Wings of Hope

John’s Crazy Socks Supports Nikki’s Wings of Hope Foundation 

“The work they do is so important and we want to help them,” said John Cronin, co-founder of John’s Crazy Socks. 

John’s Crazy Socks has donated gifts items that the Foundation has been able to raffle off to raise funds. And John’s Crazy Socks is sponsoring a charity fundraising program for Nikki’s Wings of Hope Foundation. In this program, John’s Crazy Socks has given the Foundation a charity code to share among their supporters. When a supporter uses that charity code to buy something at John’s Crazy Socks, the supporter gets a free gift and Jon’s Crazy Socks donates 10 percent to Nikki’s Wings of Hope Foundation. John and Mark have made a video to support the charity fundraising program with Nikki’s Wings of Hope. 

Mark X. Cronin, John’s father and co-founder, said, “We established our charity fundraising program to support non-profits like Nikki’s Wings of Hope Foundation. John will tell you, doing for others is the key to happiness.” 

Nikki's Wings of Hope

Nikki’s Wings of Hope Foundation 

The Nikki's Wings of Hope Foundation was established with one goal in mind:  To do whatever it takes to make sure that others know they are not alone in this fight against the opioid epidemic. To learn more, visit their website or Facebook page

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 $550,000 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™. 

By visiting their website, you can learn more about the Charity Fundraising Program and services for non-profits

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


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