AJH, local doctors collect socks for homeless

Daily News

NEWBURYPORT — Local podiatrists Dr. Angela Barnes and Dr. James J. DiResta partnered again with Anna Jaques Hospital for the Sox for Socks program and collected more than 500 pairs of socks in February for homeless people.

Sox for Socks, named after the program’s largest supporter — the Boston Red Sox, collects socks for homeless men, women and children through Boston Health Care for the Homeless, according to a press release.

Barnes said she believes that “one’s general health is intrinsically linked to our foot health and protecting feet all year long is vital to our overall health."

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