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TLC Gives Thousands of TOMS Shoes in One Day


Taken from one of the few three-story buildings in Swaziland, Inyatsi Construction Company, is this photo of the Manzini city soccer field.  Students line up to receive new TOMS Shoes from The Luke Commission trucks and trailers. 


TOMS Shoes are fitted one-at-a-time on this winter day in Manzini, Swaziland. Co-director Echo VanderWal and one of the Swazi organizers stand in the center. The Luke Commission Compassionate Medicine is a Giving Partner with TOMS. Together they seek to improve the health of the children’s feet by protecting them from disease and injury. New shoes also give dignity and make life a little sweeter for children in Swaziland, one-third who are orphaned.


Students, thousands plus, wait patiently to receive their pair of TOMS Shoes from The Luke Commission in Manzini this July. The Luke Commission offers free healthcare throughout Swaziland and partners with TOMS to give free new black shoes to students. Black shoes are part of the required school uniforms, and therefore serve many purposes, as well as offering protection to young feet.



You may instruct your broker to electronically transfer shares of stock to one of the following with whom we have made arrangements for discounted transaction fees: 

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
DTC Number: 0164
Account Number: 2745-5124
Account Name: Dayton Foundation Depository Inc.

JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
DTC Number: 902
FFC to Account Number: P72500
Account Number: PBD#W26531009
Account Name: The Dayton Foundation

National Financial Services/Fidelity Investments
DTC Number: 0226
Account Number: 173-179990
Account Name: Dayton Foundation Depository, Inc. 

Provide written instructions to your broker, specifying the number and type of shares to be transferred to The Dayton Foundation. Send a copy to The Dayton Foundation by mail, fax or e-mail. You also may contact Tracie Boshears directly at (937) 225-9967 to make her aware of the incoming transfer.

Be certain to note that the funds should be deposited to The Luke Commission Medical Missions Fund (#7017) at The Dayton Foundation. 

You will receive a confirmation from the Dayton Foundation showing the value of the gift of stock made based on the price when the stock is sold.  Note that the stock is typically sold immediately when deposited into the Dayton Foundation account.  

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