Donation

Renfro donates to Socks for Heroes

Renfro donates to Socks for Heroes

The Socks for Heroes organization was started by the parents of LCPL Donald J. Hogan, killed in Afghanistan in August 2009. Mr. and Mrs. Hogan spent a lot of time following their son’s death with soldiers. Speaking to over 100 field Marines, when asked what they needed most, the Marines said, “Send us socks”. They have no laundry facilities and have to hand wash their socks in rivers and ponds, le ...[Read More]

Renfro and Quantcast provide socks to San Francisco based St. Anthony’s

Renfro and Quantcast provide socks to San Francisco based St. Anthony’s

Renfro Corporation teamed up with San Francisco based Quantcast, an ecommerce partner, to provide socks to St. Anthony’s. The St. Anthony’s organization provides essential support to San Franciscans living in poverty. They noted a higher need for men’s socks during the holiday season and in response the two organizations provided 720 pairs of Fruit of the Loom socks. St. Anthony’s serves 2,4 ...[Read More]

Renfro Donates Socks to North Carolina and Tennessee Firefighters

Renfro Donates Socks to North Carolina and Tennessee Firefighters

The recent wildfires devastated the beautiful countryside and brought tragic results to families and homes in North Carolina and Eastern Tennessee, both states where Renfro employees call home. The North Carolina fires burned more than 55,000 acres and are now mostly contained. In Tennessee, the fires forced over 14,000 families to evacuate their homes leaving 1,413 structures either damaged ...[Read More]

United Fund Meets Elusive Goal

United Fund Meets Elusive Goal

The below article was featured in the Mount Airy News by Tom Joyce. United Fund of Surry officials stand beside a thermometer signifying its successful 2015-2016 fundraising campaign of $450,000. Pictured, from left, are Dale Draughn, a member of the United Fund’s board of directors; Catrina Alexander, who chaired this year’s campaign; Executive Director Christina Plitt; and Ron Sutphin Jr., bo ...[Read More]

Renfro Recognized With The Pat Woltz “Way To Glow” Award at Annual United Fund Banquet

Pictured (L to R): Ron Sutphin, Betty Freeman, Dave Green & Laura Brim MOUNT AIRY, NC – The employees at Renfro were once again recognized at the company’s NC locations for the most outstanding United Fund campaign at the annual awards banquet on March 6th. The overall community campaign is slightly over $460,000 or at 90% of the $515,000 goal. Campaign Chair for Surry Ron Sutphin said, “th ...[Read More]

U.S. Marine Corps Honors Renfro; Flag Now Flying High at Local Plant

U.S. Marine Corps Honors Renfro; Flag Now Flying High at Local Plant

By Christy Armstrong Cleveland Daily Banner June 18, 2013 An American flag given to Renfro Corporation by the U.S. Marine Corps in thanks for a donation of its products to a nonprofit organization called Socks for Heroes flies outside Cleveland’s Renfro facility. Banner photo, Christy Armstrong The Cleveland Renfro Corporation plant, along with the company’s four other facilities and corpo ...[Read More]

Renfro Corporation Receives Flags From U.S. Marine Corps

MOUNT AIRY, NC – Renfro Corporation, a global leader in the legwear industry, recently received, as a gift from the U.S. Marine Corps, two flags previously flown over the U.S. National Support Element in Kabul, Afghanistan. The flags, as well as two certificates of appreciation, were signed by Major General Lawrence D. Nicholson, Deputy Chief of Staff of Joint Operations for the North Atlantic Tre ...[Read More]

Copper Sole, Socks for Heroes Partner to Help Soldiers in Afghanistan

Copper Sole, Socks for Heroes Partner to Help Soldiers in Afghanistan

“Clean socks are as important as food and ammunition to an infantryman,” said Jim Hogan, who with his wife Carla started the Socks for Heroes program in 2011 to help provide a much0needed item to Marines stationed in Afghanistan. Through donations from such companies as Renfro Corporation, they have shipped 128,000 pairs of socks to Marines and Soldiers in Afghanistan. “Clean socks are as importa ...[Read More]

Renfro Corporation Donates 6,000 Pairs of Socks to Help Charlotte Homeless

Renfro Corporation Donates 6,000 Pairs of Socks to Help Charlotte Homeless

CHARLOTTE, NC – Homeless and underserved men, women and children in the Greater Charlotte area will be a little warmer and their feet a little more comfortable, thanks to a Renfro Corporation donation pledge of 6,000 pairs of socks to the HandsNFeet Foundation. “We applaud the generosity and caring of Renfro Corporation with their 2012 pledge to donate 6,000 pairs of men’s, women’s and children ...[Read More]