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The only philanthropy in America that focuses solely on its own industry, Two Ten Footwear Foundation serves the country’s 330,000 footwear employees from coast to coast through services and programs that directly improve their lives. Two Ten provides emergency financial assistance, natural disaster recovery, counseling services and resources, and educational scholarships, in addition to affinity groups and national programs that deepen our sense of community.

What We Do

Two Ten Footwear Foundation brings the U.S. footwear industry together to support each other in times of crisis, strengthen our community through important services and programs, and ensure a bright future for our entire workforce with professional development, industry events and networking opportunities. 

Two Ten by the Numbers

$1.7 million

In 2016, Two Ten fielded more than 2,173 calls and provided more than $1.7 million in financial assistance to shoepeople in need.

48 hours

Two Ten provides emergency financial assistance for individuals in the footwear industry. We send financial help within 48 hours of the first call.

$20 million to 6,353 students

Since the scholarship program was started in 1969, Two Ten has made it possible for 6,353 students to go to college. We have given over $20 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.