College of the Mainland Science Club and biology students donated socks, a much-needed staple, for residents at the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County this holiday season.

“At the time we delivered our donation, the center was completely out of socks,” said Candice Ratley, COM biology professor. “The shelter houses women and their children, and according to the staff, socks and undergarments are the least often donated items but the most needed. The new items they give directly to those in the center.”

Students also prepared and served dinner to those at the Resource and Crisis Center the day they dropped off the donation.

COM students have created more than two dozen clubs and each one creates or contributes to a service project on campus or in the community.

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