IEF Odd Socks Appeal

March 2017 is Integrated Education Month to The theme will be ‘Remembering: the Big Small Stories’. This is about valuing and capturing all the stories, big and small, of those who have been and are involved in Integrated Education, past and present.

Odd Socks AppealAs part of Integrated Education Month we would like to encourage our friends and supporters to toe the line and participate in an ‘Odd Socks Day’ where you wear odd coloured socks and donate to the Integrated Education Fund.

Odd Socks days can be run by anyone, schools, companies individuals or groups.

Schools – arrange for students/pupils and teachers to come to school on a specific day wearing odd socks. Every participant pays one pound (or more if you like) which you send to the Integrated Education Fund.

Companies – arrange a day, or longer if you like, when for every one of your customers wearing odd socks you make a donation to IEF of one pound (or more if you like). This is a great way of raising awareness of your business, generating customers, and raising funds for integrated education.

Individuals or Groups – anything goes here, you can run an odd socks tea party, go odd socks bowling, have an odd socks walk etc. If you are a sports club, play in odd socks for a day.

The ideas above are just some of the things you can do on an Odd Socks Day. Whatever you do we would love to see some photos of your Odd Socks Day fun so please email them to or send them via Twitter (#IEFOddSocks) or Facebook.

Here are some posters which you can download and use to let your pupils/staff/customers know what you are doing for Odd Socks Day.
Poster A4
Poster A3

When you have completed your Odd Socks Day please download our return form here and send it to:
The Integrated Education Fund
Odd Socks Day
Forestview, Purdy’s Lane
Belfast, BT8 7AR

It’s a sole lot of fun and easy to get involved. We know you like to be well heeled and look you best every day but for one day during Integrated Education Month 2017 sock it to ‘em have some fun with your choice of hosiery.