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Celebrating World Sight Day With TOMS

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LOCATION: Rock Ledge Ranch Harvest Festival

DETAILS: Tortoise Crystal Fade Polarized  Sunglasses || Warm Tan Full Grain Leather Women’s Leila Booties || Skinny Jeans || Quilted Vest || V Neck Sweater (old, similar)

Today is World Sight Day and I am excited and honored to partner with TOMS to bring awareness and #GiveSight! I’ve loved TOMS since I first heard of them when I was in college. I remember saving up to buy my first pair of TOMS (I got the burlap kind) and loved knowing that the pair I bought was actually two pairs – one going to a kid without shoes. I loved the idea of my purchases making a difference. Up until this point, I thought of my shopping and my giving as separate actions but hearing the heart behind TOMS in a chapel service at John Brown University, I started to realize that where I shopped, how I shopped, and what I supported mattered more than I realized. I could give to great organizations and then I could also support great organizations by my purchases.

Over the years TOMS has grown and has continued to be a brand that I love supporting – providing even more One for One® opportunities! Remember when they started selling bags back in May providing safe births for moms & babies? And when their eyewear launched in 2011 and has since helped restore sight to over 275,000 people in need?!

QUICK STATS:

  • 285 million people are blind or visually impaired, 80% of them don’t have to be.
  • 2/3 of people who are blind are female, partly because in developing countries women have reduced access to services and inability to pay.
  • 80% of what we learn is through sight–this means that the 19 million children who suffer from blindness or visual impairment have difficulty succeeding in school.
  • Not only does a purchase help restore sight, it supports sustainable community-based eye care programs, the creation of professional jobs (often for young women) and helps provide basic eye care training to local health volunteers and teachers!!
  • TOMS gives sight in 13 countries, providing prescription glasses, medical treatment and/or sight-saving surgery with each purchase of eyewear.

With every pair of eyewear you purchase, TOMS will help give sight to a person in need. One for One®. That is something I am proud to get behind and something I am excited to cerebrate today! Will you join me in making your purchases matter? Grab some eyewear today to support World Sight Day or pick up a pair of adorable boots because they are still One for One® too. And pick out a pumpkin, because it is October!

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  • amy

    (love your outfit!)
    i had no idea TOMS did this, that is absolutely fantastic!

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks Amy! And yes! I love the TOMS brand!

  • I LOVE their mission. I was excited when they started to release different types of shoes that fit my style better.

    • Oak & Oats

      Oh girl! Me too!

  • What a cool product and campaign! As always you look fabulous.

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks so much Daisy! You are so sweet!!!

  • Beth! This is the cutest! I love all the photos! Hopefully I can get some cute pumpkin patch photos this weekend! ahhh!

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks so much Sam! I cannot wait to see your pumpkin pictures!