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Michael Greenberg – T. Kenyon Holly Memorial Award Honoree

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The T. Kenyon Holly Memorial Award, Two Ten Footwear Foundation’s highest honor for outstanding humanitarian achievement, is presented to an individual in the footwear, leather or allied industries who exemplifies the spirit and character of the late T. Kenyon Holly, past president of Two Ten. Mr. Holly was an individual who was dedicated to helping the less fortunate members … Read More

Katie Butler – A. A. Bloom Memorial Award Honoree

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The A.A. Bloom Memorial Award was created to honor an individual who has given greatly to Two Ten Footwear Foundation through his or her initiative, hard work, dedication and unselfish actions in the spirit of the late A.A. Bloom, one of the founders of Two Ten. This humanitarian award is given to someone who has … Read More

In 2015, OrthoLite Chairman and CEO Glenn Barrett and his wife, Midge, endowed $500,000 to help footwear families facing catastrophic situations such as homelessness, family violence, and natural disasters. Noting their gift as one that “comes from the heart,” the Barrett’s endowment has, to date, helped nearly 100 families get back on their feet after facing dire situations. “Similar to OrthoLite’s insoles, that financial assistance is a source of comfort that provides ‘shock protection’ to these families.” Glenn joined the Two Ten Board of Directors in 2017, and has since answered calls to action including helping to provide generators to footwear families in Puerto Rico who were affected by Hurricane Maria, and actively supporting the newly formed Two Ten Associate Board by supporting their first-ever fundraising event in September. Glenn continues to live by his personal creed, which is to give back to the industry that has given him so much.

Glenn Barrett – 2018 Two Ten Hero

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

In 2015, OrthoLite Chairman and CEO Glenn Barrett and his wife, Midge, endowed $500,000 to help footwear families facing catastrophic situations such as homelessness, family violence, and natural disasters. Noting their gift as one that “comes from the heart,” the Barrett’s endowment has, to date, helped nearly 100 families get back on their feet after facing dire … Read More

Martin Berman - Two Ten Quiet Hero

Martin Berman – 2018 Two Ten Hero

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Often preferring to do his good deeds quietly and without acknowledgement, Martin Berman is the definition of kindness, caring and generosity.  A Two Ten Board Member and Owner & Managing Director of Micro-Pak, Martin is ever-aware of crises facing industry employees even when thousands of miles and half a world away in Hong Kong. Martin was one of the first donors to respond to the 2017 hurricanes with emergency … Read More

Carlos Castellon

Carlos Castellon – 2018 Two Ten Hero

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria in 2017, Two Ten was faced with the largest natural disaster assistance effort in the Foundation’s history. Two Ten was also challenged with not being able to reach hundreds of footwear families in Puerto Rico because of power and cellular service outages.  Carlos Castellon of Novus, Inc., became Two Ten’s “eyes, ears, hands and … Read More

Alan Coleman

Alan Colman – 2018 Two Ten Hero

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Always thinking about new ways to support the Two Ten Footwear Foundation and its mission, industry veteran and past Board of Directors member Alan Colman recently helped Two Ten establish a new fundraising opportunity for the Common Good Fund.  Alan worked with Two Ten staff and a Board-assigned committee to develop the Share Your Shoes … Read More

Salvation Army’s Fall Harvest Celebration

Friday, November 2, 2018

On Halloween Eve, The Salvation Army in West Harlem, NY was filled with lots of happy, yelling kids, running around, eating candy, painting pumpkins and posing as their favorite Super Heroes. Not to be outdone, we brought our own team of Footwear Cares “Super Heroes” who helped set up the gym, decorate tables, pass out … Read More

James – A family in dire straits.

Friday, November 2, 2018

The following is a letter from James, a Two Ten client who was helped in 2018. In September, my wife was hospitalized with internal bleeding and was given a small chance to survive. She lost over half of her blood, her body could not carry oxygen due to lack of blood cells, and the hospital did … Read More