Greeting card shop in Portsmouth holds a sock amnesty

A GREETING card shop has launched a sock amnesty in an attempt to save dads from yet another pair of socks this Father's Day.

Thursday, 16th June 2016, 5:55 am

Hallmark, which has a store in Portsmouth, has launched its ‘Dads Deserve More’ campaign.

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It is asking people to send in socks that they may have already bought for Father’s Day on Sunday.

It is hoping to raise more than £1,000 for charity Prostate Cancer UK.

Steve Wright, CEO at Hallmark UK, said: ‘Our insight tells us that parents much prefer a hand written card over a gift from their kids, therefore, we definitely think dads deserve more than a pair of socks.’