TOMS Shoes Company launched in the year of 2006 and since then the company felt that awareness should be raised that each and every child must put on shoes. Upon this light, the idea of celebrating One Day without Shoes appeared.
One Day Without Shoes 2017
One Day Without Shoes 2017 will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017.
The origin of One Day Without Shoes
The campaign of One Day Without Shoes is organized every year by TOMS Shoes. The company was started in 2006 by an American traveler, Blake Mycoskie. He is also the man who came up with the idea of TOMS, One for One. He is also known as the Chief Shoe Giver.
The activities on One Day Without Shoes
The global movement One Day Without Shoes encourages everyone to take of their shoes off in order to fully grab their importance, especially for children. For every pair of shoes purchased in the campaign, one pair of new shoes is given to a child in need.
Importance of One Day Without Shoes
Many children around the world wander barefoot. They live under the threat of getting as many hookworms in as the parasites generally spread around the earth. It is a right to every child to put on proper dressing including shoes. One Day Without Shoes campaign raises awareness the fact of importance of wearing shoes and the right related to that.
Interesting facts about One Day Without Shoes
There are several other health risks related to going barefoot. Footwear provides protection from cuts, abrasions, and bruises from objects on the ground, as well as from frostbite. Many stores, restaurants, and other public venues in the United States have dress codes against bare feet. Many people believe that it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle barefoot. One Day Without Shoes enhances to raise awareness among people by establishing the above facts.
One Day Without Shoes 2018
One Day Without Shoes 2018 will be held on Sunday, April 15, 2018.