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Before we send you on to the application, please take a moment to carefully read through the instructions below.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility for Financial Hardship Relief & Natural Disaster Assistance

  • Employees must be working in the footwear and/or allied industries (full, part-time, contractor and temporary workers) for two (2) year minimum for Financial Hardship Relief & Natural Disaster Assistance.
  • Applicant must be 18 years old to apply.
  • Anyone who has worked the majority of his/her life in the footwear and/or allied industries is eligible for financial assistance.
  • If you have previously received financial assistance from Two Ten in the past 24 months, you are not eligible for additional assistance. However, emergency or crisis situations will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
  • If you have been laid off or furloughed

All members of the footwear community are eligible for counseling and information and referral services regardless of the length of employment.

  • Counseling is provided over-the-phone by licensed, professional social workers who can help address issues like family crises, substance or domestic abuse, depression, and chronic illness.
  • Our social workers can also provide you with information and help you access resources within your community to assist you through tough times.

Required Paperwork

To expedite processing time, please gather the following documentation.

  1. Verification of at least two years of employment in the footwear industry.  This can include one of the following —
    • A document from the company
    • An email verification from HR including contact information
    • 2 most recent W2s or tax returns
    • Most recent business license
    • Time in the footwear industry as verified by a reputable industry association (NSRA, NST, USRA, SSIA, etc.)
  1. Two most recent pay stubs

Links to other options for assistance.

United Way: dial 211 | FEMA: 800-621-3362 | Red Cross: 303-776-2927 | The Salvation Army: 800-725-2769

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