National One Day Without Shoes Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: April 15, 2017 is National One Day Without Shoes Day.

One Day Without Shoes Day

It’s super easy to consider footwear as a given – however, many people, and lots of children on the planet don’t own or get access to footwear. Consider just how much footwear allow you to travel, traverse uneven terrain, and also to take proper care of your ft and go without footwear on One Day Without Shoes Day to exhibit your understanding of and support for individuals who don’t get access to this type of simple but important bit of clothing.

One Day Without Shoes at Toronto's Dundas Square (Includes first-hand account)
One Day Without Shoes at Toronto's Dundas Square (Includes first-hand account)

Toronto - You have to have shoes to walk a mile in them. Shoes can be the difference for a child when it comes to education, disease and infection. Today is One Day Without Shoes Day, a global event that highlights the TOMS shoe program.

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For starters, you won't want to miss the 'Wear Two Different-Coloured Shoes Day' which is on Sunday, May 3. This comes a month before 'One Day Without Shoes Day' which is on Sunday, April 5. It is also not too long until 'International Safety Pin Day ...

Millions celebrate day with shoes off
Millions celebrate day with shoes off

While you may be unaware that April 16, 2013 has been dubbed “One Day without Shoes” day, many others will be dancing in the streets…without their shoes. Why? To raise awareness that children around the world need shoes. With the entire world's other ...

April is the coolest month for holidays
April is the coolest month for holidays

It's hard to take a month too seriously when it kicks off with a full 24 hours of pranks, bad jokes, foolish antics and fun, fun, fun. But April has a serious side to it with tax day, Holocaust Remembrance Day and commemorations for the sinking of the ...

Here are April's fun and/or educational causes
Here are April's fun and/or educational causes

Organizations of all sorts want to bring attention to their special causes. Posters, campaigns, newspapers, public forums and even television are ways to bring information to the people. Another method is to dedicate a day, week or even month to a cause.

April 15, 2017 is also Equal Pay Day, That Sucks Day, Bicycle Day, Library Workers Day, Take A Wild Guess Day