Concord, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2017
Bay Alarm Medical (https://www.BayAlarmMedical.com), a leading supplier of senior medical alert systems, and Bombas (https://bombas.com ), the athletic-leisure sock company with a philanthropic mission, have partnered to donate to relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Bombas will be donating 5,000 pairs of socks to Soles4Souls (https://soles4souls.org ), a non-profit that creates sustainable jobs and provides relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing. 1,000 pairs of socks will be on behalf of Bay Alarm Medical.
“For that past few years, we’ve given a pair of Bombas socks to each new customer of our medical alert system,” says Alan Wu, Marketing Director of Bay Alarm Medical. “For each pair we’ve given to customers, Bombas has made a matching donation to the in need, at-risk, and homeless communities across the U.S.”
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Wu says the companies have decided to divert their socks to help victims of the hurricane.
“Harvey caused immense damage,” says Wu, “Many people lost everything they have.”
A Category 4 hurricane, Harvey battered the Texas coast August 24-25. The storm caused flooding and damage from Corpus Christi to Beaumont. In total, the storm damaged more than 48,000 homes and displaced an estimated 30,000 people.
“There are a lot of Texans in need right now,” says Wu, “This is one small thing we can do to help them get back on their feet.”
This latest effort builds on other humanitarian projects carried out by Bay Alarm Medical and Bombas. The two companies have in the past donated socks to homeless residents of San Francisco.
Founded in 2013, Bombas is a collection of highly functional and fashionable athletic-leisure socks with a philanthropic mission. After discovering socks are the #1 most requested clothing item in homeless shelters, founders Randy Goldberg and David Heath established the brand's mission to donate a pair of socks for every pair sold. Each sock is constructed using Bombas Sock Tech, comprised of seven substantial ways to improve the comfort, performance and design of the athletic sock. The collection is currently available on http://www.Bombas.com in a variety of bold colors and neutral solid for men, women and kids.
About Bay Alarm Medical
Bay Alarm Medical is an arm of Bay Alarm, one of the nation's oldest alarm monitoring companies. The company offers landline, cellular and mobile GPS medical alert systems together with 24/7 monitoring by professionally training emergency operators who contact family members, friends, neighbors and, if necessary, local 911 emergency services.
For more information, visit the company's website at https://www.bayalarmmedical.com or call 877-522-9633.
Soles4Souls disrupts the cycle of poverty by creating sustainable jobs and providing relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing around the world. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, the organization repurposes product to supply its micro-enterprise, disaster relief and direct assistance programs. Since 2006, it has distributed more than 30 million pairs of shoes in 127 countries. A nonprofit social enterprise, Soles4Souls earns more than half of its income and commits 100% of donations to programs. Visit soles4souls.org for more information.