Back in 2006, Blake Mycoskie was travelling in Argentina. He saw that a lot of kids didn’t have adequate shoes to protect their feet.
Wanting to help, he founded TOMS Shoes and created its now-famous One for One model – TOMS would match every pair of shoes purchased with a pair of new shoes for a child in need. More recently TOMS has expanded its product range to slippers, sunglasses, bags, and coffee. Purchases from TOMS Roasting Co. support water systems in seven countries – in the same regions where the company source its coffee beans.
Read more: TOMS website