Murray the SockmanTM is a family-run online store that specializes in selling accessories and supplies for dorm and bunk living. Whether you're off to summer camp, or moving in to your college dorm, we sell everything you need for your home away from home. We carry soft trunks and bags, bedding, storage solutions, laundry essentials, personal care accessories and more. 

Your order can be delivered directly to your dorm, apartment or bunk, saving you the hassle of bringing it there yourself. We provide quality merchandise at super competitive prices and we offer free shipping in the US on orders over $99.

Our History

Murray Goldwag, affectionately known as “Murray the Sockman”, is a natural people person and salesman who started selling homemade stained glass creations at crafts fairs and flea markets in 1972.

Murray gradually shifted his focus to socks, clothing and accessories and in 1987 opened the store “Kosher Socks” together with Meryl, his business and life partner. Located in South Fallsburg, NY, the store is still a hub of activity every summer.

In 1991, Murray and Meryl pioneered the “camp sale” model, in which they partner with various schools in the greater NY area and sell camp products on-location, with a percentage of sales going to the school.

In 2017, Murray’s children, Melissa and Gaby launched Murray the SockmanTM, an online store that makes Murray's goods available to a broader audience and caters to the growing demand for his products.

Affiliate Store: Kosher Socks

Our affiliate store is located at:

Kosher Socks
5199 Main Street
South Fallsburg, NY
Tel: 845-436-7024 (summer only)

The store is open during the summer months.

In the Press


See the original front page article in Mishpacha Magazine


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Customer Testimonials

 

Last night I searched for hours for a soft trunk and other smaller camp items. The prices i found online were very high,...

Posted by Abigail Malen Moskovits on Sunday, July 16, 2017

 

Whatever you need for kids' camp, Murray the Sockman's got it! He outfitted my kids for years, and we still are using his duffels, mesh bags, and laundry bags. Thanks, Murray!

Posted by Pesha Rubinstein on Monday, May 1, 2017

 

We received our order a few days after placing it and were very, very, pleased! I'm too tired to actually open that...

Posted by Arline Sussman-Pelton on Monday, June 5, 2017

 

I remember this place since I was a little girl !my mother would even buy me socks each summer to prepare for the school...

Posted by Malky Manson Gordon on Monday, June 5, 2017

Fundraising Opportunity for Schools

10% to your school with every purchase!

The Murray the SockmanTM Online fundraising program offers schools and organizations an easy and profitable fundraising opportunity while providing a much-needed service to parents sending their children to camp - an easy way to buy everything they need under one virtual roof!

Fill out the Fundraising Registration Form  and we will be in touch with you soon to complete your enrollment.

Program Details

As part of the program, your school will receive 10% of the sales revenue from customers that you refer to our website via your unique school fundraising code that we will provide when you join. We calculate sales revenue as the amount paid for the items minus shipping, handling, taxes, and service charges.

Customers you refer will be required to enter your fundraising code at checkout for your school/organization to be credited.

Donation Reports will be generated and checks will be mailed to you monthly, by the 15th of the month. Every month, we calculate the funds due your cause based on fundraising activities from the prior month. 

Registration Form

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Contact Us

Email: info@murraythesockman.com

Phone: (917) 310-3044