Five One For One Shoe Companies

Rory Wehrlie October 6, 2011


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Looking for great One for One shoe companies?  We’ve listed five One for One and social good shoe companies that you should know about and support the Social Good footwear options!  As a leader in the one for one movement, TOMS Shoes has given away over one million pairs of shoes, Social Good indeed!



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GROOBS Shoes was founded for one reason. “Compassion.” With every one pair of GROOBS you purchase, you and GROOBS become partners. Partners in Compassion. For every one pair of GROOBS you buy, GROOBS will give ne new pair of GROOBS to someone in need with the help of the shoe charity  One for One.  In addition to sending a new pair of shoes to a needy individual, you will also get to pick a charity of YOUR CHOICE to send 50% of the proceeds to your chosen charity.  Buy One Give One and 50% of the proceeds to the charity of your choice: Social Good never looked so good!



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TWINS FOR PEACE’s Social Good mission is to create a shoe that is simple and elegant and at the same time cool and socially responsible. When you buy one pair of TWINS, you bring a bit more happiness to one child in a developing country.  Shoes let us express our personality. TWINS believes that the philosophy behind our shoes also shines through when they are worn. TWINS’ philosophy is about sharing: BE COOL, BE GOOD. TWINS’ goal is to make children’s lives happier. When you buy a pair of TWINS, you donate a pair to a child: One for One.



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BucketFeet collaborates with artists from around the world to produce limited-edition, hand-designed shoes. 5% of all sales are donated to non-profit partners to support kids through the arts, music, and sports.  Not only are BucketFeet shoes lightweight, unisex, and super comfortable, but the one-of-a-kind designs fit any personality and are sure to get you noticed. BucketFeet’s mission is to bring you the most original, colorful shoes you’ve ever seen!


Sseko Designs

Sseko say-ko Designs was created to help  bright young women in Uganda continue their education. It’s not a shoe company, but rather produce high quality sandals!  Sseko Designs hires recent secondary school graduates for this nine month period to live and work together, while earning money that will go directly towards their university education: Social Good. These women will not make sandals forever. They will go on to be doctors, lawyers, politicians, writers and teachers that will bring change and unification to a country divided and ravished by a 22 year-long war.

TOMS Shoes

With every one pair you purchase, TOMS Shoes will give one pair of new shoes to a child in need. One for One. TOMS was founded in 2006 by Blake Mycoskie, inspired by one trip to Argentina where he saw extreme poverty and health conditions, as well as children walking without shoes. That’s when he recognized the traditional Argentine alpargata shoe as a simple, yet revolutionary solution. He quickly set out to reinvent the alpargata for the U.S. market with a simple goal: to show how together, we can create a better tomorrow with social good and the one for one shoe movement by leading a company to take compassionate action today.


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