Crocs Donates to Joplin, MO Tornado Victims

After raising $30,000 through consumer donations at retail locations, Crocs, inc. donated 5,000 pairs of shoes along with one truckload of food to the victims of the Joplin tornado in partnership with Feed the Children. Local organization Operation Compassion also helped to distribute the food and shoes to Joplin families.

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many children cannot

go to school without the basic necessity such as a pair of shoes.

in ethiopia, one million people

suffer from a disease caused by walking barefoot in volcanic soil [...] (globalshift.org)

millions of people

around the world cannot afford basic necessities such as a pair of shoes.

more than 300 million people

live on less than $1 a day (”globalissues.org”).

2.6 billion people

in the world lack basic sanitation (”globalissues.org”).

some 1.1 billion people

in developing countries have inadequate access to water (”globalissues.org”).

nearly a billion people

entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names (”globalissues.org”).

over 1.4 billion people

globally live on less than $1.25 per day (”Worldbank.org”).

35.9 million people

live below the poverty line in America, including 12.9 million children (”soundvision.com”).

1.7 billion people

live in poverty globally (”Wikipedia.org”).