Originally posted on micropakltd.com
There is frequently a lot of talk about making the world a better place through sustainability and other product-focused activities, but at Micro-Pak we feel strongly about the importance of community service. One of the leading philanthropic organizations with which we have been involved is the Two Ten Foundation, and wed like to take this opportunity to highlight the outstanding work being done by Two-Ten.
Two Ten is all about Shoepeople helping shoepeople, and among its services are financial assistance, crisis counseling and a scholarship program for footwear employees and their families a program that has awarded nearly $20 million to 6,353 students since 1969.
In the 2015 fiscal year, Two Ten provided $1.6 million in financial relief to more than 1,265 households, representing about 3,400 people, and awarded $870,000 in higher education scholarships to 310 students. Its community groups, including Women in Footwear Industry, Young Professionals for Two Ten, Human Resources Leadership Committee and Footwear Cares® collectively united 10,000 people in the industry people.
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