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Using data to help footwear families experiencing a natural disaster.

Friday, September 13, 2019

The 2018 hurricane season was above-average in its destructive power and the number of hurricanes it produced, totaling fifteen named storms and $50.2 billion in damage. Two weeks before the first of the storms hit, Two Ten Footwear Foundation’s own Lisa Tacker was upgrading our client-management software to Blackbaud’s cutting-edge platform. In hindsight, the upgrade … Read More

Joe Ouaknine to receive Two Ten’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Friday, September 6, 2019

Presented every five years, the Bob Campbell Lifetime Achievement Award honors an individual whose great leadership and philanthropic accomplishments have made a difference to the Two Ten Footwear Foundation and the U.S. footwear community’s success. This year, the award will be presented to Joe Ouaknine, co-founder and Chairman of Titan Industries, at the Two Ten Annual … Read More

Footwear Cares® Goes Global with New Balance

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

This great big world becomes a lot smaller when you and your team start rolling up your sleeves to volunteer around the globe, enact positive change and leave a mark that changes people’s lives for the better.  Such is the mission of the New Balance Global Volunteer Week team (which is really much more than … Read More

Celebrating Women in Footwear.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

On August 13th, more than one hundred footwear industry women and men gathered in the beautiful FNPlatform Women’s Footwear Lounge space on the floor of the Las Vegas Convention Center, to honor and celebrate three industry leaders for their contributions towards female leadership with the Third Annual Two Ten WIFI Impact Awards. Presenting Sponsor for … Read More

TWO TEN FOOTWEAR FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2019 GALA HONOREE

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Special award honoring leadership and philanthropic accomplishment to be given at the industry’s 80th annual fundraising event Two Ten Footwear Foundation, the national charitable foundation of the U.S. footwear industry, announced Wednesday night the recipient of this years only award, the prestigious Bob Campbell Lifetime Achievement Award. One outstanding leader will be honored at the … Read More

TWO TEN FOOTWEAR FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR MILESTONE 80TH ANNUAL GALA

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Shoe Carnival Will Assume Event Chair Honors at Annual Industry Fundraiser Two Ten Footwear Foundation, the national charitable foundation of the U.S. footwear industry, announced plans today for its annual Gala event. On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, the industry’s premier evening of philanthropy and celebration will be held aboard the awe-inspiring Intrepid Sea, Air & … Read More

Shoes.com’s Start of Summer

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Most people would associate the first day of summer with sunshine, relaxing, and a refreshing drink.  The Shoes.com team and their “ShoeCrew” had a slightly different idea on how to celebrate the start of summer – volunteering to give back to the community where they work each day. As Title Sponsor of Footwear Cares®, Shoes.com … Read More

New Balance Gives Back

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

New Balance Athletics and the New Balance Foundation have been long-time partners of the Two Ten Footwear Foundation. Collectively, their mission is to improve the health and well-being of children and families through their support of a multitude of different initiatives worldwide. With more than 30 years of support and dedication to Two Ten, New … Read More

Finding hope and peace of mind.

Friday, June 7, 2019

The following is a letter from a footwear family who was helped by Two Ten in 2019. To say that your guidance and support to my family during this extremely stressful time is greatly appreciated does not seem to be enough. You have demonstrated kindness, empathy, and a level of determination to get us the … Read More

Two Ten WIFI & Footwear News Celebrate the 2nd Annual Women Who Rock Event!

Thursday, June 6, 2019

For the second year in a row, Two Ten WIFI and Footwear News joined forces to present an evening of celebration at the Women Who Rock event in New York City. The event, which took place at the gorgeous NeueHouse penthouse on 25th Street, featured two powerful speaking programs and entertained a sold-out audience of … Read More

Timberland Earth Day 2019

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

1999. Cher, Britney Spears, and TLC all had #1 songs. The Matrix, The Sixth Sense, and Fight Club all premiered. That’s also the same year that Timberland began its work with the town of Salisbury, Massachusetts. Fast forward 20 years and they are still helping around their local towns and communities. Last week, Timberland was … Read More

Foot Locker Employee Gives Back to Local Community

Friday, May 10, 2019

Year after year, the Two Ten Footwear Foundation sees footwear companies give back to their communities in many generous ways.  From large groups to single individuals, these companies make a huge impact on their communities. Take Brionne, for example (pictured below), a Foot Locker employee working at a mall in Ohio. When on break, he … Read More

WIFI Lunch & Learn: May 2019

Thursday, May 9, 2019

  On May 8th, consultant and facilitator Ron Ross hosted a WIFI Lunch & Learn on harnessing emotional intelligence in the workplace. In this compelling session, Ron defined emotional intelligence (or EQ), described the four components of EQ, identified methods to measure your own EQ and explored strategies to improve EQ. The session also featured … Read More

Okabashi Earns USDA Certified Biobased Product Label

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Originally posted by Footwear Plus Magazine, April 2019 Okabashi has earned the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certified Biobased Product label for its use of a soy-based plasticizer on a number of its styles, including the Cross Strap, Surf, Gardenia, Venice and Eurosport. The USDA Biobased Product label communicates a product’s biobased content, which is the portion of … Read More

Wolverine Celebrates Bring Your Child to Work Day

Friday, April 26, 2019

Children of employees at Wolverine Worldwide’s Rockford, Michigan campus learned how shoes are made and the importance of giving back to the community during the company’s annual Bring Your Child to Work Day on April 25. Following opening remarks by Greg Tunney, president of Wolverine Worldwide’s Hush Puppies brand, and an energizing Zumba warm up, … Read More