Tuesday, April 10, 2012

A Day Without Shoes 2012

Imagine, NEVER having shoes. As a baby, toddler and adult, you would do all your walking barefoot. You would walk in fields barefoot, on rocks, on roads, long distances. All without comfy and stylish shoes.

There are people in many other countries that do not have shoes and have never had shoes to use. The children walk miles to school and do their chores without shoes and adults work with no shoes. 

If you do not think it's that big of a deal to go without shoes, try it!

Every year, TOMS sponsors a Day Without Shoes...


They encourage you to go without shoes as much as you can for one day. If you have to wear shoes to school or work, you can, but walk to your car without shoes or check the mail barefoot. Try going for a walk without your comfy tennis shoes; see how far you make it.

The purpose isn't to hurt your feet, it is to bring awareness to the need of others. We will continue to wear shoes in our country and there is a way to give to those in need by buying shoes from a company that gives back.
Toms has a "ONE FOR ONE" program.  For every pair of Toms you buy, they donate a pair to a child in need!   Toms has given over a million pairs away!

So slip off your Toms and dig in the dirt!