Special-edition, Congolese-inspired TOMS Shoes
We're teaming up with Giving Partner Eastern Congo Initiative (ECI), an advocacy and grant-making organization founded by Ben Affleck, on two Congolese-inspired designs with an additional give. Read More >>
TOMS x charity: water - An Eyewer collaboration
TOMS and charity: water, an organization founded in 2006 (like TOMS!) that’s dedicated to to helping bring clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations, join forces for the first-ever TOMS Eyewear collab! Read More >>
Giving TOMS Shoes in the DRC
Founded by Ben Affleck in 2010, ECI is an advocacy and grant-making organization that works with and for the people of DRC, the third most populous country in Africa, and one that struggled under a cycle of violence for nearly 20 years – particularly in the east. Read More >>
TOMS and charity: water, an organization founded in 2006 (like TOMS!) that’s dedicated to to helping bring clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations, are partnering for the third time, and this time it’s an Eyewear collab…our first-ever TOMS Eyewear collab, in fact!
Melissa Kushner is the founder and Executive Director of goods for good, a nonprofit organization dedicated to economically empowering African communities to transform orphan care. When Melissa first founded goods for good, the organization provided materials and skills trainings to African community centers. Now goods for good is making those same community centers financially sustainable, by building community enterprises. The organization has been a TOMS Shoe Giving Partner since 2011, integrating new shoes as part of its community enterprises and school uniform distributions.
Born and bred nearby the sunny beaches of Southern California, TOMS has been akin to the surf culture since… well, forever. Found everywhere from our campaign photography (that finds life in those e-mails in your inbox) to the patterns and prints used in lots of our products, and our daily garb here at HQ: beach friendly details are part of the company’s DNA.
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