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Footwear Warriors

Friday, November 20, 2015

Each year, Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to pause and give thanks to the men and women who have served in the armed forces for the sacrifices they have made to preserve the freedoms we take advantage of every day . In honor of their dedication to our country, a committed group of donors … Read More

Learn about the 2015 Two Ten WIFI Scholars

Friday, November 20, 2015

The Two Ten WIFI Scholarship, made possible by Foot Petals, has opened its application to alumni and current participants in the WIFI Mentoring Program. This scholarship offers assistance with professional development to one or more WIFI mentees in pursuit of their professional goals. While we wait for this year’s applications to begin rolling in, we did a … Read More

Back to School. It’s no longer just a kid’s nightmare.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Everything costs more than it did a year ago. Back-to-school expenses (books, clothes, bussing, and supplies) can now cost as much as a month of rent or a car payment. For many footwear families, these “trade-off decisions” are difficult – and typically result in doing without something. “I couldn’t afford both the rent and all … Read More

I’m the first in my family to attend college

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

My mother didn’t have the opportunity to attend college. Now with my parents’ support and the help of a Two Ten scholarship, I can pursue my dreams to help people as a public health practitioner. When I was young, I used to tell my mother how successful I wanted to be in the future. She … Read More

What Advice Would You Give a College Freshman?

Thursday, August 13, 2015

It won’t be long before the next class of college freshman across the country hug their family and friends for the last time before beginning the next chapter of their lives. Those of us fortunate enough to have attended know all too well how transitioning can be difficult. With nearly $870,000 in Two Ten scholarship … Read More