TOMS is not only producing products that we love to wear day to day, but their story is something we hold close to our hearts. The approach of One for One by TOMS is reflecting the ways we can give back to society, and that every shoe purchase goes a long way. OFFICE has helped contribute to 86,000,000 pairs of new shoes to children in need around the world through TOMS. Find out a bit more about the positive progress TOMS continues to make:
The Toms Story
While traveling in Argentina in 2006, TOMS Founder Blake Mycoskie witnessed the hardships faced by children growing up without shoes. Wanting to help, he created TOMS, a company that would match every pair of shoes purchased with a new pair of shoes for a child in need. One for One®.
What began as a simple idea has evolved into a powerful business model. Realizing that One for One could serve other basic needs, TOMS launched other products including TOMS Eyewear in 2011 and TOMS Roasting Co. in 2014.
In keeping with the One for One promise, purchases of these products help improve the lives of people in need by helping restore sight and providing safe water. TOMS is in business to improve lives. With every product you purchase, TOMS will help a person in need. One for One®.
Toms has given over 86 million pairs of new shoes to children in need
Since 2006, toms shoe giving has evolved to include different types of giving shoes based on feedback from their giving partners in the field, and they have helped create local jobs by producing shoes in countries where they give.All of TOMS shoes are given to children through humanitarian organizations that incorporate shoes into their community development programs.
Committed to a better tomorrow
In September of 2015, 193 world leaders committed to 17 Global Goals to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice and fix climate change in the next 15 years. TOMS is committed to supporting the Global Goals by giving through a network of more than 60 Giving Partners whose work supports the Global Goals.