Wednesday, November 15, 2006
Inspired by an Argentine shoe and faced with the challenges of the continent's health and poverty issues, designer/chief shoe giver Blake Mycoskie created TOMS with a singular mission: To make life more comfortable. TOMS accomplishes this through its unique shoe and his commitment to match every pair purchased with a donated pair to a child in need.
Company explanation: http://www.tomsshoes.com/ourcause.aspx
Donation: For every pair bought, one pair is donated to a child in South America
Nonprofit beneficiary: n/a
Use of funds: Provide shoes for children in need