Darn Tough donates 10,000 socks to health care workers

The giving spirit seems to come easily to Vermonters. That belief was well illustrated Wednesday when a truckload of Darn Tough socks arrived at Prim Road as gifts for our team.

“We manufacture one thing — socks,” explained Ric Cabot, president and chief executive officer of Northfield-based Darn Tough Vermont. “We’re honored to contribute what we uniquely can, and show our appreciation to some of the toughest Vermonters. We’re all in this together.”

The Development team’s Ayeshah Raftery and Daniel Plotzker accepted the donation and Judy Peterson, president and chief operating officer, reflected on the gift.

“Our health heroes are on the front lines — and on their feet — all day, every day,” Peterson said. “The right footwear makes a world of difference in helping them stay comfortable while caring for patients in our community. This is why Darn Tough’s gift of Vermont-made socks is so greatly appreciated, particularly right now. These socks will keep us moving forward and remind us that we are indeed Vermont Strong. From a grateful workforce, thanks to everyone at Darn Tough.”

Displaying a few of the selections available to our team are licensed nursing assistants Madalyn Van Woert and Debbie Barron, and Arsi Namdar, chief information officer, and Greg Yandow, facilities manager.

Our deepest gratitude to Darn Tough for helping our team stand ready to help our community in these unprecedented times. Read more about the contribution here.