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Tracey Bravant

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Two Ten Footwear Foundation partnered with Footwear News and their FN Labs to celebrate our 80th anniversary with a series of opinion pieces written by footwear people from across the industry.   The Power of a Hand Up. Life is a journey. It’s filled with stumbling blocks and sharp turns, bridges, and paths of uncertainty. But … Read More

D’Wayne Edwards

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Two Ten Footwear Foundation partnered with Footwear News and their FN Labs to celebrate our 80th anniversary with a series of opinion pieces written by footwear people from across the industry.   The Power of Education. If anyone doesn’t understand that education can break the cycle of poverty, they haven’t met me. I grew up … Read More

Footwear Cares Teams Up With Puma And The Salvation Army

Thursday, December 19, 2019

This past week, Two Ten Footwear Foundation teamed up with Puma volunteers to participate in The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program. As part of the Footwear Cares community service initiative, Puma sent teams on Tuesday 12/10 and Friday 12/13 to help organize and bag Christmas presents for 593 local families in need. The Salvation Army’s … Read More

80th Anniversary Chairman’s Appeal

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

A Letter to Our Fellow Members of the Footwear Industry For 80 years the Two Ten Footwear Foundation has been providing emergency financial assistance and scholarships to employees and their families in our industry who need it most. As we prepare for our annual fundraising event, the 80th Anniversary Gala in New York City on … Read More

Two Ten 80th Annual Gala Donor Spotlights

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

By David DiPasquale Interim President, Two Ten Footwear Foundation November 12, 2019 After 39 active years as a volunteer and Board member of Two Ten Footwear Foundation, I came into the office as Interim President in July to help through a time of transition. Aside from the normal issues associated with organizational change, the timing … Read More

RG Barry’s Week of Giving

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Last month, the RG Barry team in Columbus, Ohio organized a company-wide Week of Giving, featuring a variety of cook-offs, a raffle with incredible prizes, and an end-of-week tailgate party to raise funds for the Two Ten Footwear Foundation. By week’s end, the employees’ efforts resulted in $2,000 to help their industry colleagues in crisis. … Read More

Lacoste & Why Not Care Tennis Court Revival

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Under a blazing late summer sky, Two Ten Footwear Cares® volunteers from Lacoste teamed up with Why Not Care® volunteers to clean up and repaint tennis and handball courts in the LES (Lower East Side) of New York City.  Why Not Care NYC® is a non-profit dedicated to improving New York City’s LES neighborhood for … Read More

Lisa Tacker

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