TOMS Shoes was stared in 2006 by a man named Blake Mycoski. He avidly worked with children in Argentina, who had no shoes to protect their feet. Wanting to help, Blake started TOMS Shoes. Since 2006 TOMS has given shoes to over 150,000 children and keep on doing so with the help of people like you.TOMS will send a pair of shoes to a less fortunate person in third world country if you buy a pair. They are worth every penny because it goes for a great cause. In all actuality TOMS is the cheapest to go.