Sky Footwear – WTHR

UPLAND, Ind. (WTHR) – A second floor dormitory room in Bergwall Hall at Taylor University is filled with about seven thousand pairs of socks – plain white or black athletics socks, patriotic red, white and blue socks, assorted striped dress socks, even socks with watermelons, pineapples or fish on them.

The campus home of junior Keaton Hendricks and senior Eric Cellier also serves as the headquarters of Sky Footwear. The two business majors and Taylor basketball teammates started the sock company last August with a mission.

For every pair of socks sold, Sky Footwear gives away another pair to a homeless shelter. While volunteering at a homeless shelter in his hometown of Bloomington, Hendricks learned that socks were the most needed item…

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