TOMS Shoe Founder on Small Business and Charity
TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoski wanted to help underprivileged children have access to shoes. Instead of starting a not-for-profit, Mycoski started a for-profit corporation that donated one pair of shoes for every one purchased. This ABC News report discusses the program with Mycoski, as well as his book, Start Something that Matters. Broadcast date: September 9, 2011.
Toms shoe founder on small business and charity [Video file]. (2011). In Films On Demand. Retrieved April 5, 2016, from fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=114315&xtid=54342
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Blake Mycoskie is the author of Start Something That Matters and the founder of the TOMS shoe company. Follow Blake's One for One initiative with TOMS Tribe or follow him on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
TOMS Shoes Story
A stint on "Amazing Race" gave Blake Mycoskie a desire to return to many of the countries they had visited. In Argentina, he sees how many
village children have no shoes. He gets an idea about how to supply the children with shoes.
The entrepreneurs, part 2: Toms shoes and Frontera foods [Video file]. (2008). In Films On Demand. Retrieved April 5, 2016, from fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=114315&xtid=41147
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