“THE ODD LIFE OF TIMOTHY GREEN” Sock Drive Campaign in HOUSTON


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DISNEY LAUNCHES “THE ODD LIFE OF TIMOTHY GREEN” SOCK DRIVE

Program to Collect New Socks for Needy Families Kicked Off on July 23rd

Houston, TX  (July 18, 2012) – The Walt Disney Studios announced today that they worked with Hanes, who is collaborating with the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions (AGRM), to launch “The Odd Life of Timothy Green” Sock Drive on July 18, 2012, aimed at providing new socks for families in need across the U.S.

People are asked to take new pairs of socks to All Saints Catholic Church 215 East Tenth Street Houston, TX 77008 between July 23 and September 3, 2012. Besides the community locations, people may also drop off socks at Carmike and Marcus theaters in their communities. Hanes will be standing by to match donations up to 10,000 pairs of socks. AGRM will distribute the socks to the families they aid.

For more details about “The Odd Life of Timothy Green” Sock Drive, please visit the film’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OddLifeMovie

ABOUT THE MOVIE

Academy Award®–nominated director/writer Peter Hedges (“Dan in Real Life,” What’s Eating Gilbert Grape”) brings enchantment to the screen with “The Odd Life of Timothy Green.” It’s the inspiring, magical story of a happily married couple, Cindy and Jim Green (Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton), who can’t wait to start a family but can only dream about what their child would be like. When young Timothy (CJ Adams) shows up on their doorstep one stormy night, Cindy and Jim—and their small town of Stanleyville—learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life’s greatest gifts.

Disney presents “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” with Ahmet Zappa, Scott Sanders and Jim Whitaker producing, story by Ahmet Zappa and screenplay by Peter Hedges. “The Odd Life of Timothy Green” is slated for release on August 15, 2012.

ABOUT THE ASSOCIATION OF GOSPEL RESCUE MISSIONS

The Association of Gospel Rescue Missions (AGRM) is an association of more than 275 rescue missions across North America.  Each year AGRM member ministries serve approximately 50 million meals, provide more than 20 million nights’ lodging, distribute more than 27 million pieces of clothing, bandage the wounds of hundreds of abuse victims, and graduate more than 18,000 homeless men and women from addiction-recovery programs into productive living. www.agrm.org

ABOUT HANES:

Hanes, America’s No. 1 Apparel Brand, is a leading brand of intimate apparel, underwear, sleepwear, socks and casual apparel. Hanes products can be found at leading retailers nationwide and online direct to consumers at www.Hanes.com.  Hanes is a flagship brand of Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE: HBI) (www.Hanesbrands.com).

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