Giving to Illinois State University has never looked so good.

For the third straight year, those who make a gift to Illinois State from now until June 30 will receive a pair of Redbird socks. This year’s red and white striped design features the retro “I-State” logo.

Donors who have already received their socks are spreading the word on social media, tagging their photos with #RedbirdSocks. Here are some of our favorite photos:

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