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TOMS Shoes

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  2. 2. Shoes.<br />
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  5. 5. Soles for Souls In Need<br />Emily Mrusko<br />
  6. 6. Past orphanage volunteering<br />Guatemala<br />Summer 2009<br />Dominican Republic<br />Spring 2010<br />Personal Involvement<br />
  7. 7. Mission statement:<br />“With every pair you purchase, TOMS will give a pair of new shoes to a child in need.” (TOMS.com) <br />One-for-One<br />
  8. 8. Blake Mycoskie<br />Profession: social entrepreneur<br />Age: 33<br />Lost the $1 million prize within minutes<br />Traveled independently after the season<br />The Story: The Founder<br />
  9. 9. The Story: The Idea<br />Argentina<br />Volunteered in small rural village at end of trip<br />“…it broke his heart to see otherwise healthy kids developing foot problems from walking miles without shoes.” (Chansanchai)<br />(TOMS.com, Chansanchai) <br />
  10. 10. “Podoconiosis”<br />“Mossy Foot” – soil transmitted fungus<br />“affects an estimated 1 million in Ethiopia alone…” (Friends of Tom)<br />The Story: The Idea<br />Why Shoes?<br />Shoes are part of school uniform.<br />No shoes? No school.<br />No education? Unrealized potential. <br />(TOMS.com, Chansanchai) <br />
  11. 11. The Story: Dream to Reality<br />January 2006<br />Manufacture 200 original TOMS to meet 200 needs in rural village<br />September 2006<br />10,000 sales in U.S.<br />First delivery to Argentina: 10,000 shoes<br />(TOMS.com, Chansanchai) <br />
  12. 12. TOMS Today:<br />*As of April 2010: 600,000 pairs sold & delivered<br />Ralph Lauren<br />Element Skateboards<br />One-for-One Movement<br />(TOMS.com) <br />
  13. 13. The Story Continues…<br />

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