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About Us

Our mission at Two Ten is to bring hope and opportunity to the people of footwear — by providing the financial assistance, counseling, scholarships, and resources they need to rise up out of crises and financial challenges.

What We Do

More than 50% of footwear industry employees live paycheck to paycheck and are susceptible to unexpected financial crises. Whether it’s medical bills, layoffs, natural disasters, or other challenges, Two Ten Footwear Foundation is here to help the people of footwear rise out of hardship—with crisis and hardship relief, mental health counseling, academic scholarships, resources and over 80 years of experience meeting the needs of our industry to help American footwear workers and their families thrive.


Two Ten by the Numbers

$1,442,371 million

In 2021, Two Ten provided more than $1.4 million in financial assistance to footwear employees in need.

48 hours

Two Ten provides emergency financial assistance for individuals in the footwear industry. We respond to every call or online application within 48 hours.

$27 million to 6,454 students

Since the scholarship program was started in 1969, Two Ten has made it possible for 6,454 students to go to college. We have given over $27 million in scholarships in that time.

Behind the numbers are hundreds of stories about the lives Two Ten has impacted. If you have a story to share, we would love to hear from you.