John Cronin, co-founder of John’s Crazy Socks, is a Special Olympic athlete who loves the Special Olympics. In starting his business, he pledged to give back to the Special Olympics. John and John’s Crazy Socks has now raised $106,557 for the Special Olympics and today they held an event to celebrate.
As part of that love for the Special Olympics, John’s Crazy Socks is helping sponsor the Brookhaven Polar Plunge. John will lead a team of his colleagues into the Long Island Sound and do the plunge for the Special Olympics. They will be freezing for a reason.
John's Crazy Socks is spreading happiness with their new line of Gold Together Socks that raise awareness and funds to fight pediatric campaign. The socks support the American Cancer Society’s Gold Together Campaign which honors children and their families as they battle cancer, celebrates those who beat it and supports research to defeat it.
We often say that without theSpecial Olympics, there would be no John’s Crazy Socks. The Special Olympics has had a profound impact on John’s development and character and it is hard to imagine that John would ever have been able to start his own business if not for the skills and life lessons he learned from competing as a Special Olympics athlete.
In June 2021, we raised $6,918.08 for our charity partners. Through June 2021, we have now raised more than $437,862 for our charity partners. Giving Back is an essential part of our mission and we are excited by our ability to support others. We continue to learn that the more we can give, the happier we are.
On Friday, May 14,John’s Crazy Socks will be recognized as a Community Honoree during the Stronger Together: Virtual Benefit for Good Samaritan Hospital. Good Samaritan will recognize John and Mark X. Cronin, co-founders of John’s Crazy Socks, for their support of the hospital and frontline workers during the pandemic year.
April is Autism Awareness Month and that is very important to us here at John’s Crazy Socks. We have a mission to show what people with differing abilities can do and that includes people with autism. We know the joy and contributions that people with autism bring to the world.