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Posted on: June 12, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Paxton Award recipient: William Gibbs-Heard - $socks4homeless2020


On Tuesday June 9th William Gibbs-Heard was presented with the Paxton Ranger’s Award by Mayor Bailey. Mr. Gibbs-Heard is a graduating senior at Loveland High School who chose to hold a sock drive for the homeless instead of having a graduation party. His initiative aimed at collecting 2,020 pairs of new socks by June 11th, which is also his birthday. Mayor Bailey stated how grateful and impressed she was for Mr. Gibbs-Heard’s efforts in these times of calamity. At present, Mr. Gibbs-Heard has collected over 3,000 pairs of socks. The socks collected will be distributed to a variety of local organizations that aid with homelessness.

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