Kalker Podiatry – Newtown

    Newtown Podiatrist Dr. Lawrence Kalker is again partnering with Valley Youth House in Warminster and the Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter in Levittown for their 8th Annual Holiday Sock Drive to benefit both facilities. 

    The Sock Drive will take place now through January 1st, 2021. 

    Since 2013, the Sock Drive has been very successful, collecting more than 8,500 brand new pairs of socks from our patients and community members.

    All new socks for children and adults are accepted. 

    Socks may be dropped off at Kalker Podiatry, 6. S. Sycamore Street, Newtown.

    Due to the pandemic, it is very important to please drop off your sock donations in the container outside of our office. 

    Valley Youth House is a 13-bed facility for runaway, homeless, troubled abused and neglect boys and girls ages 17 and under.

    The shelter is a safe haven for young people with the ultimate goal of having them rejoin their families.

    Founded in 1973, Valley Youth House provides a first line defense for troubled young people and their families.

    With dedicated street outreach, housing counseling, skills training, health prevention and intervention services, they empower the resilient young people in establishing promising futures. 

    The Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter, operated by Family Service Association of Bucks County, is a temporary residence for individuals and families who have lost safe and stable housing.

    The shelter operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and is a temporary home to approximately 75 people at any given time.

    On-site services include case management, job search and preparation resources, health evaluations screenings and referrals, outpatient counseling and transportation to doctors’ appointments, job interviews and summer camp for children. 

    Dr. Kalker specializes in geriatric, pediatric, and family foot care and treats all conditions affecting the foot and ankle including sports injuries and diabetic foot disorders. 

    For further information contact Kalker Podiatry at 215-948-4048 or visit their website at

    To learn more about Valley Youth House, call 215-422-9760 or visit their website at

    To learn more about the Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter, call 215-949-1727 or visit their website at

    PHOTO CAP: All new socks for adults and children are accepted at the Sock Drive held now through January 1st.

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