Blake Mycoskie

By: Reagan Truell


  • Started Tomes shoes
  • Grew up in Arlington, Texas
  • Went to school to study Philosophy
  • Did not know how to make shoes

How Blake Mycoskie got started

In 2006 Blake Mycoskie took some time off work to go to Argentina. He meet some community workers holding a shoe drive and he was surprised on how many people did not have shoes. So that is how Tomes got started.

The Change he Made

Gives kids in need of shoes by the one for one idea. In developing countries walking is a prime source of transposition. Kids would have cuts, bruises, infections, and ect.