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Suicide Prevention

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

“Suicide is not chosen; it happens when pain exceeds resources for coping with the pain.” Suicide is a major public health concern. Over 40,000 people die by suicide each year in the United States; it is the 10th leading cause of death overall. Suicide is complicated and tragic but it is often preventable. Knowing the … Read More

Women Who Rock

Friday, June 8, 2018

A Celebration of Entrepreneurs, Friendship, and Losing the Guilt  This past week, a group of over 200 men and women came together at the Redbury Hotel in New York City to engage with a panel of five incredible women who truly rock. The event, which marked a first-time collaboration between Two Ten WIFI and Footwear … Read More

Footwear Cares Impact Report

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Each April, Two Ten Footwear Foundation launches its national Footwear Cares community volunteer campaign, inspiring footwear employees from across the country to come together to support disadvantaged children and their families in their surrounding communities. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, Footwear Cares 2018 is off to a fantastic start with employees volunteering their … Read More

Visualizing the end of child abuse.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

There are 688 confirmed cases of child abuse or neglect in Massachusetts each week. This is a staggering and sobering number in its own right. But to see this visualized is even more impactful and it creates a lasting impression that is hard to shake. The Children’s Trust of Massachusetts does just that at their … Read More

Share Your Shoes

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Delivering shoes to kids, and crucial funding to footwear families when crisis strikes. Shoes to the World partnered with Two Ten’s Share Your Shoes program to help provide 1,000 pairs of new shoes to children at Laurel and Mission Hill elementary schools in Oceanside, CA. “Thank you so much for your generosity.  These shoes are … Read More

Pensole Footwear Design Scholarship

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Partnering to help discover future elite footwear designers. The three weeks leading up to this year’s FN PLATFORM were a blur of color and creativity.  Each day, hundreds of aspiring footwear designers from all over the world posted their best design sketches to Instagram in hope of winning the #21daysofdesign challenge, and an opportunity to … Read More

2017 Two Ten Annual Gala

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Footwear Industry rallies to raise $3.6 Million for Two Ten When it comes to raising money for people in need, the footwear industry really knows how to rally. Two Ten raised $3.6 million at its annual gala on November 29, thanks to the leadership of father-son duo Bobby and Seth Campbell, of BBCi — along … Read More

Two Ten Associate Board

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

  The industry’s next generation of leaders comes together to support their foundation. After many months of planning, the very first Two Ten Associate Board was formed and launched last Fall.  This group of 19 young women and men from across the industry and the country will actively support building awareness of Two Ten and … Read More

Power to the People

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

After six months without electricity, Two Ten is helping to turn the lights back on. Hurricane Maria was the most serious and damaging hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in history. “We thought we were going to die,” one footwear employee told Two Ten. “My house was shaking. You could hear the firecracker sound of electrical … Read More

WIFI Impact Awards – Engaging & Empowering Women in Footwear

Monday, February 26, 2018

On February 13th, showcased in the pink-and-black-and-chandeliered Cosmo Lounge in the middle of the FN Platform show floor, more than 200 footwear colleagues came together to honor and celebrate six incredible women in the industry at the Second Annual WIFI Impact Awards. WIFI co-founders Carol Baiocchi and Diane Sullivan shared hosting responsibilities, with Carol’s opening … Read More

Vote for your favorite design!

Monday, February 12, 2018

  For the last 21 days, the Pensole Instagram account has been flooded with over 5,000 submissions from talented, aspiring footwear designers, all working hard to break into the footwear industry. D’Wayne Edwards and his team at Pensole, have narrowed the field down to 20 finalists whose designs will be voted on today at www.pensole.com/fnpc/. … Read More

The Legacy of a Shoe Dog

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Bruce Fendell, leading industry executive, passed away on December 5th after a courageous battle with lung cancer. At heart, Bruce was a “shoe dog”, devoting 30 years to the footwear industry, sharing his extraordinary talents with WSS, Fila, Adidas, and many other firms. Most recently Bruce worked as SVP Strategic Planning at WSS, formerly Warehouse … Read More

Two Ten Day is Here!

Friday, February 2, 2018

February 10th isn’t an ordinary birthday, it’s a birthday celebration for Two Ten Footwear Foundation! During the entire month of February, we invite organizations to share in the fun and rally with your teams to host a Two Ten Celebration. This event will help to raise awareness for the Two Ten Footwear Foundation and invite … Read More

Shoe Industry Rallies to Raise $3.6 Million for Two Ten (FN)

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Originally Posted In Footwear News, 11/30/17 When it comes to raising money for people in need, the footwear industry really knows how to rally. Two Ten raised $3.6 million at its annual gala Wednesday night, thanks to the leadership of father-son duo Bobby and Seth Campbell — and several huge donations. Steve Madden generously gave … Read More

Women of Nike: Footwear Cares Event

Thursday, October 26, 2017

On October 19th, over 50 Women from all departments of Nike got together at the Oregon Food Bank in Beaverton for a “Women of Nike”  Footwear Cares Volunteer event. These women put on their hair nets,  rolled up their sleeves and got to work lifting, labeling, sorting, weighing and bagging over 9,000 pounds of raw … Read More

SHOES.COM BECOMES TITLE SPONSOR FOR TWO TEN “FOOTWEAR CARES” NATIONAL VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

Friday, September 1, 2017

Online Footwear Retailer Takes A Lead Role in Supporting The Foundation’s Industry-Wide Community Service Initiative Two Ten Footwear Foundation, the national charitable foundation of the U.S. footwear industry, announced today that shoes.com will be a title sponsor of its Footwear Cares campaign over the next three years. Footwear Cares is the Foundation’s year-round community service … Read More

How Two Ten Plans To Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Two Ten Footwear Foundation is ready to assist members of the shoe industry who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. The devastating storm made landfall in Texas Friday night and continues to dramatically impact the state, which faces historic flooding. President Neal Newman talked to FN about how the industry’s biggest charity organization plans to help in … Read More

Team ALDO Races Around Ireland for Cancer Care Fund.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

The ALDO Racing team officially crossed the finish line at the Race Around Ireland (RAI) at 3 a.m. on Friday, September 1. (Fun fact: They finished RAAM about the same time last year!)  RAI brought its own set of challenges: a complicated road book, a smaller support crew and only two full stops to catch some collective shut-eye. … Read More

Make a Gift, Change a Life.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

You never expect it to happen to your family. Until it does. That’s exactly what happened to Carol*, the mother of three children and caregiver to her husband Frank, who was diagnosed with throat cancer in January 2016. After an aggressive treatment plan, Frank was in remission. Then, in early 2017, his cancer returned and … Read More

“Social Media and Branding” Lunch and Learn

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Social media expert Spencer Smith recently hosted a WIFI Lunch & Learn Webinar focused on the importance of social media as a means to keep your brand truly top of mind with your audience. In the informative, hour long session, Spencer discussed different types of gains and costs associated with ROI, the evolution of media … Read More

Scholarship to ARSUTORIA Footwear Workshop in Boston

Monday, May 14, 2018

ARSUTORIA School concentrates decades of industry experience into a fascinating five-day course that will change the way you work in footwear, regardless of what you do. Two Ten Footwear Foundation offers a full scholarship ($2,500 value) to footwear industry employees looking to advance their careers through education. This class is “Footwear 101,” covering all fundamentals … Read More

Thank You Steve Madden

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A history helping footwear families in crisis. Steve Madden and his team are more than just friends to Two Ten – they are an instrumental partner and champion of our mission from small to big gestures of support. Over the last year, the company has committed to significant funds supporting Two Ten’s Annual Gala, which … Read More