Okobos® is proud to be working with the organizations listed in our Partners Program. When you purchase items from the Okobos® store, you have an opportunity to help support some very worthwhile causes. Simply select an organization from the Donation Directory below and enter the corresponding Donation Code in the designated box at the time of checkout. The Okobos® Company will donate $25.00 for each pair of shoes that you purchase to that organization which you have entered. (1 pair= $25.00; 2 pairs = $50.00; and so on...) Now, more than ever, organizations need our support--so please be certain to select an organization and enter its code. Thank You!
Note: Only one Donation Code is permitted per order. To avoid problems during order processing, please ensure only one Donation line item appears in your cart. To donate to more than one cause, you must do so in separate transactions.
Use Donation Code: OKOBOS
The Foundation's mission is to serve children in impoverished communities by creating a marketplace that generates not only awareness, but profits. By meeting the basic needs of food, water, medical care, shelter, and emotional and spiritual support, our mission is to help children all over the world realize their potential.
Use Donation Code: THREADS
Common Threads teaches low-income children to cook wholesome and affordable meals because they believe that through the hands-on cooking classes we can help prevent childhood obesity and reverse the trend of generations of non-cookers, while celebrating our cultural differences and the things people all over the world have in common.
Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation
Use Donation Code: DSLRF
The Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation's mission is to eradicate breast cancer and improve the quality of women's health through innovative research, education, and advocacy. The Foundation, thanks to a grant from the Avon Foundation for Women, launched the Love/Avon Army of Women initiative in October 2008, with the goal of recruiting one million women who are willing to participate in research that focuses on the causes of breast cancer and how to prevent it. To learn more, visit www.dslrf.org or www.armyofwomen.org.
Use Donation Code: GLAAD
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) amplifies the voice of the LGBT community by empowering real people to share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively. By ensuring that the stories of LGBT people are heard through the media, GLAAD promotes understanding, increases acceptance, and advances equality.
National Down Syndrome Society
Use Donation Code: NDSS
The Buddy Walk program was established in 1995 by the National Down Syndrome Society to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome and to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month in October. The National Buddy Walk is a registered trademark of the National Down Syndrome Society and is the world's most widely recognized awareness program for the Down syndrome community.
Project Clean Water
Use Donation Code: JEWEL
Project Clean Water is an international program providing sustainable solutions to the global water crisis. The organization, founded by multi-platinum recording artist Jewel, works in partnership with donors and those in need of safe water.
PS#1 Pluralistic School
Use Donation Code: PS#1
PS#1 Pluralistic School is a family-oriented, independent, non-profit elementary school nestled in the heart of Santa Monica, CA. It was founded in 1971 by Joel and Eleanor Pelcyger in response to the need among Westside parents and teachers for stimulating, relevant programs taught using varied teaching methods and materials. PS#1 is known for teaching children basic academic and life skills while retaining their love, celebration, and joy of learning. “Pluralistic” stands for the comprehensive use of a variety of methods to stimulate and enhance learning, as well as diversity in race, income, religion, ability, and social class among its students.
Pulaski Roos Rugby
Use Donation Code: ROOS
Started in 1998, Pulaski Rugby is a self-funded rugby club in Northeast Wisconsin. The organization and its founders are dedicated to teaching lifelong skills that serve both on and off the pitch. Club President, Francis Brunette, is proud of the high percentage of former players who voluntarily return to the field to mentor the younger players and to assist with coaching. With a commitment to community service, club members are active volunteers and lend a hand to area non-profit groups, namely Habitat for Humanity. The 2009 Pulaski Rugby team and their coaching staff--placed 1st in State and brought home the first State Championship Trophy for the club... Congratulations!
The Kenyan Boys Choir
Use Donation Code: KENYA
A capital campaign to build the Musical Arts Academy of Nairobi, Kenya (MAANK), the umbrella organization that supports the Boys Choir, Girls Choir and the Children's Choir of Kenya.
The United Way
Use Donation Code: UNITED
Brown County United Way
Mission: To bring together the strengths of our community to improve the quality of life in Brown County today and in the future.
Vision: Everyone is exchanging and growing their gifts and strengths to assure needs are being met and the quality of life is continually being elevated for everyone.
Wheel to Walk Foundation
Use Donation Code: WTW
Wheel to Walk Foundation
The Wheel to Walk Foundation is an organization that helps children and young adults with disabilities obtain medical equipment that is not provided by their insurance companies. We purchase equipment such as shower chairs, therapy bikes, special beds, communication devices, speech therapy and wheelchairs (to name a few), which insurance companies have denied. Our organization strongly believes that no child or young adult with special needs go without items that could improve the quality of his or her daily life.
To learn more, visit www.wheeltowalk.com