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Today, TOMS Asks You to Go 'One Day Without Shoes'

Blake Mycoskie | Posted 06.05.2011 | Impact
Blake Mycoskie

For one day a year, the TOMS' community goes barefoot to raise awareness for the children around the world that don't have shoes. We call this event One Day Without Shoes, and TODAY is that day.

A Day Without Dignity: A Counter Campaign

Tom Murphy | Posted 06.01.2011 | Impact
Tom Murphy

Does TOMS provide lasting assistance to the people who get the shoes? Or, have they found a way to make money off of good intentions and a poorly informed public?

L.A.'s 'Do Good Bus' Delivers Volunteers, Kind Deeds

GOOD | Alissa Walker | Posted 05.26.2011 | Impact

Even without knowing much about them, the name was enough to get us interested in The Do Good Bus. But when we found out that this mobile volunteer un...

Social Entrepreneurship -- It's Time for Us to Embrace it

Piyush Mangukiya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Piyush Mangukiya

Socially-conscious web startup incubator, The Illuminated Ventures Project inspires, informs, and invests in under-served and under-represented youth in the areas of New Media and Internet Technology.

PHOTOS: A Launch Party For TOMS Shoes' New 'Dan Eldon' Line

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

TOMS Shoes, a "One-For-One Movement" that donates a pair of shoes for every pair purchased, hosted a launch party last night for their new 2011 Spring...

WATCH: HuffPost Arts' Guide To SXSW Music, Film, Interactive

Posted 05.26.2011 | Arts

Each year around this time, a large selection of tech-geeks, art-geeks, and music-geeks convene in Texas for South By Southwest, an all-inclusive fest...

Changing Charity to a Charity That Changes You

Lee Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Lee Schneider

I'm trying to approach this whole charity thing differently -- simply by not thinking of it as charity.

Looking for Last Minute Gift Ideas? Help Someone Help Someone

Bob McKinnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bob McKinnon

Looking for a last minute stocking stuffer? Here's a thought: Skip the tie, scarf or gift card and use your time or money to help someone help someone.

Christmas Gifts 2010: 9 Gifts That Give Back

Posted 11.17.2012 | Impact

In the frenzy of holiday shopping, many look for presents that reward a lot more than just department stores. This year, there are tons of opportu...

2011: Year of the Citizen Consumer

Auren Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

The lines between business and cause are beginning to intersect, and integration of cause and business is now being seen not just as a trend, but as a foundational pillar of good business in the 21st century.

"Be The Change You Want To See In The World"

Fortune | Patricia Sellers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

"Be the change you want to see in the world." Blake Mycoskie, founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS Shoes, says that this Mahatma Ghandi quote is hi...

TOMS Shoes: Why Doing Good Makes Good Business Sense

Melissa Biggs Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Melissa Biggs Bradley

Blake Mycoskie won by losing. He lost the $1 million prize on the second season of the Amazing Race by four minutes, and yet if had won, he may not have founded his hugely successful and philanthropic TOMS Shoe company.

In Speech And In Deed, Hillary Clinton Endorses Social Entrepreneurship

Auren Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Auren Kaplan

The arrival of a robust social capital market to the financial system could very well prove positively world-changing.

Fifty First (J)Dates: Alikewise: The Online Dating Equivalent to Wearing Glasses

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Meredith Fineman

We're continuing on the journey/search for the expansive online dating saga, from JDate to Match to....books? I tried "Alikewise" (the name is sort of...

More Than Shoes on Feet

David D. Burstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
David D. Burstein

I had the chance to witness firsthand as TOMS gave away their one millionth pair of shoes on a September trip in Argentina.

One Million Pairs of Shoes!

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jack Hidary

Toms Shoes just delivered its millionth pair of shoes to those in need. The Toms model of giving a pair of shoes for every pair it sells is now sca...

1 Million Pairs of Shoes Bought, 1 Million Pairs of Shoes Given Away

David D. Burstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
David D. Burstein

It's not often that you get to witness our society changing before your eyes. Last week I had the extraordinary opportunity to do just that.

What Are Today's Best And Worst Brands?

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 08.04.2011 | Small Business

When Hugh Hefner announced his intention to take Playboy Enterprises private in July, the struggling company's stock climbed more than 40 percent in o...

The Peace List (10 Must-Haves for Fall)

Sandy Henson Corso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Sandy Henson Corso

Fall has a way of igniting a "new beginning" feeling deep within our souls. I love the smell of cool crisp air; it always creates an emotional feelin...

Olivia Wilde Strips Her Shoes for TOMS, 1/4 Million People Join Her

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Shira Lazar

Yesterday, TOMS Shoes celebrated One Day Without Shoes, and had 250,000 people spending their day without shoes in over 1,600 events around the world to raise awareness about the movement.

Innovate With Empathy

Marc Stoiber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Stoiber

I had the good fortune to hear John Marshall Roberts speak at Sustainable Brands '10 this week. Roberts is a psychologist and communications specialis...

One Day Without Shoes: It's Time To Participate

Blake Mycoskie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Blake Mycoskie

On April 8, we're asking everyone to go barefoot for One Day Without Shoes. Most people don't even realize how many children in developing countries grow up barefoot -- and it's time to remind ourselves.

Products With Purpose Will Change the World

Jeff Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jeff Rosenthal

Why not take positive steps to champion nonprofit and benevolent businesses? This is the birth of a new world, where your dollars can act as catalysts to accomplish the change that we want to see in the world.

TOMS Shoes Accepts the Secretary of State's 2009 ACE Award

Blake Mycoskie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Blake Mycoskie

Rarely do I ever write out a speech, but last night, accepting the ACE Award in Washington D.C., was such a special night and opportunity I wanted to make SURE that I thanked everyone in the proper way.

Incubus Front-Man Teams Up With TOMS To Give Shoes To Children (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This summer, Incubus front man Brandon Boyd teamed up with Kristin Jai Klosterman for TOMS Shoes' Collaborative Canvas Project.