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Dreams Coming True!

Dreams Coming True!

Posted by Rachel Smith and Caryn Croll on Nov 1st 2018

Grab a tissue for this one.Last month we launched Ruby's 'Dream Big' Custom For a Cause sock with proceeds going directly to Ruby's Rainbow. They provide scholarships to adults with Down syndrome to attend college to pursue their dreams. Since then, you've now helped us raise over $4,000!!! Unbel …
Livin The Dream- Took On New Meaning

Livin The Dream- Took On New Meaning

Posted by Rachel Smith on Oct 2nd 2018

Right after this photo was taken of my Mom, her Deaf cousin, Helen and I, a woman came up to me and said, "you don't know me but can you keep a secret?"  I wasn't sure where this was going and not sure what to say other than yes because I had a feeling no matter what I said, she had the need to …
Law School Recognizes Handsworth Grad’s Impact

Law School Recognizes Handsworth Grad’s Impact

Posted by Rachel Smith on Sep 23rd 2018

I originally met Grace via IG and a couple years later, we both happened to be in Phoenix at the same time.  We arranged to meet up at a local coffee shop.  It was a pleasure.  A few months later she graduates from law school and was honored with...Read her full write up here.We are s …
Texas 4000: Riding With Pride.

Texas 4000: Riding With Pride.

Posted by Jimena Gamboa Bonilla on Sep 20th 2018

"I have a bit of a story for y’all. I am Jimena Gamboa Bonilla, a 2018 Texas 4000 Rider. Texas 4000 is a nonprofit organization that fundraises for cancer research through the world’s longest charity bike ride. This summer, alongside 69 incredible team mates, I rode my bicycle from Austin, Texas to …
You Are Incredible, You've Helped Us Raise...

You Are Incredible, You've Helped Us Raise...

Posted by Rachel Smith on Sep 17th 2018

OMG! In one week, you've helped us raise over 2k to give back to Ruby's Rainbow! We are over the moon! If words could be expressed through an image, Ruby does exactly that for us in the picture above. With her arms stretched out as wide as they will go, to show YOU how much we love you....times …
Dream Big With Ruby!

Dream Big With Ruby!

Posted by Rachel Smith on Sep 9th 2018

EEEEEEEEEEKKKKKKKK!!! Our newest Custom For A Cause sock is finally here and we couldn't be more thrilled! We collaborated with Ruby of Rubys Rainbow to design a sock, Dream Big, that encompasses all the things that she loves and we couldn't be prouder!! Even though she is only 7 years old, she …
Izzy Continues Her Education

Izzy Continues Her Education

Posted by Rachel Smith on Jul 23rd 2018

Back in March, Pride Socks hosted a fundraising concert to benefit Ruby's Rainbow. If you do not know, Ruby's Rainbow is a nonprofit here in Austin and they provide scholarships to adults with Down Syndrome to attend college. Pretty awesome, right!?Well, the great news is, we raised enough money to …
Power To Be Me.

Power To Be Me.

Posted by Spencer L on Jul 20th 2018

My proudest moment is when I got pregnant with my first (and then second) child. As a person who has always dealt with a deeply rooted hatred of my body and my identity, being brave enough to get pregnant not once but twice took immense bravery. Admitting to the world that my body was female and I w …
You Have The Power...

You Have The Power...

Posted by Rachel Smith on Apr 23rd 2018

Ever since we brought on the Power notes, we've made it a mission to leave notes any where we are to help brighten and hopefully provide a message to someone who really needs it.  We were flying back to Austin after spending 4 days in Philadelphia and made it a point to leave notes on the …

Representing Utah at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games

Posted by Natalie Green on Apr 18th 2018

This year I was asked by Special Olympics Utah to represent our state at the 2018 USA Games Youth Leadership Summit in Seattle, Washington. This makes me proud because I have worked really hard to overcome obstacles in my life. I was born with cerebral palsy, and in 2011 I had to have a brain surge …