Students and teachers at a Caledon, Ont. high school have donated 8,760 pairs of black socks to a Toronto charity that helps homeless people.
The Robert F. Hall Catholic Secondary School students and teachers brought the socks by school bus to Good Shepherd Ministries, 412 Queen St. E., on Monday as part of an annual project to give to people less fortunate. The school has been donating socks for 22 years.
“This year, we went big,” Anna Mancini, department head of religion at Robert F. Hall, told CBC Toronto.
“Socks are things that we take for granted. We just open our drawers and there’s a pair of socks. For someone who is in need or without a home, it’s something they desperately need for the winter.” 
Mancini said the school, located northwest of Toronto and part of the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, usually collects between 2,000 and 3,000 pairs of socks every year.
The total this year, …