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Two Ten Footwear Cares by the (Very Good) Numbers

Friday, January 25, 2019

A breakdown by Two Ten President Neal Newman reveals the great volunteering work being done industry wide. It all adds up! Originally posted by Footwear Plus Magazine, January, 2019 In 2018: We held group events in eight cities during April 2018, our focus-launch month. We held nine Boston-area events with (Footwear Cares national sponsor) Shoes.com We … Read More

Portland, OR Celebrates Two Ten with WIFI & Footwear Cares Events

Thursday, January 24, 2019

It was a busy couple of days for our Portland, OR friends! On Wednesday, January 16th, the women of Portland came out to support a regional WIFI event at KEEN’s downtown headquarters space. Then, on Thursday, January 17th, both male and female Two Ten supporters joined us and the Forest Park Conservancy at Pittock Mansion … Read More

Preparing the next generation of footwear designers.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

The last three months have been a whirlwind for Isamu Jarman. After winning Pensole’s 21 Days of Design Challenge in 2018, he was awarded a Two Ten scholarship to attend the PNCA (Pacific Northwest College of Art) @ Pensole. A 12-week intensive class that is widely regarded as the industry’s premier design course, preparing students … Read More

Footwear Truly Cares This Holiday Season

Thursday, December 13, 2018

This is the time of year when giving back to your communities and those around you is woven into the holiday spirit. Footwear Cares is a wonderful way to gather your team and work together to make today a great day for more people in your community who may need a helping hand. Here’s just … Read More

ALDO Group Announced as WIFI Program Title Sponsor

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Two Ten Footwear Foundation is thrilled to announce that ALDO Group is the title sponsor of the Women in Footwear Industry (WIFI) program for the next four years. The announcement was made at the Foundation’s annual Gala celebration, held at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. CEO David Bensadoun was joined … Read More

Two Ten Footwear Foundation Raises $3.7 Million

Monday, December 10, 2018

Led by co-chairs Sam, Libby and Jesse Edelman, the footwear industry comes together alongside dinosaurs, mammals and sea life to make 79-year fundraising history Two Ten Footwear Foundation, the national charitable foundation of the U.S. footwear industry, announced that their annual Gala exceeded nearly eight decades of the event’s fundraising history by raising $3.7 million … Read More

Timberland – 2018 Two Ten Hero

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Timberland’s 25 years of commitment to volunteerism and community service helped inspire the launch of Two Ten Footwear Cares in 2013. Continuing the long-standing tradition, Global Brand President and Two Ten Board Member Jim Pisani ensures Timberland employees uphold their mantra that business is not just about the boardroom and the bottom line, but about … Read More

Terry Bastis and Bruce Condiotty, NST – 2018 Two Ten Heroes

Thursday, November 29, 2018

For more than a decade, National Shoe Travelers (NST) has been unifying and supporting the community of footwear sales representatives across the country by providing benefits, services and education to its members. With the tireless support of Chief Membership Officer, Terry Bastis, President Bruce Condiotty, and the NST Board of Directors, the organization has increased … Read More

Susan Hudson O’Neil – 2018 Two Ten Hero

Thursday, November 29, 2018

For more than three decades, Industry icon Susan Hudson O’Neil has played a pivotal role in shaping the future of Two Ten.  Susan was the first woman Chair of the Board of Directors (2003-2005) for Two Ten, instituted the Honorary Board of Directors, and was instrumental in moving the Annual Gala from Boston to New … Read More

Linda and Gary Hauss – 2018 Two Ten Heroes

Thursday, November 29, 2018

As executive directors of the United Shoe Retailers of America, Gary and Linda Hauss have driven the USRA’s mission to connect and support independent footwear retailers, sales representatives and vendors from across the country while also deepening their connection with Two Ten.  With a passionate understanding of the value of Two Ten to all their … Read More

Geoff Green – 2018 Two Ten Hero

Thursday, November 29, 2018

A founding member of the Two Ten HR Leadership initiative, Geoff Green, VP Talent Acquisition, Foot Locker, Inc., has long understood the importance of creating an alliance between the industry’s human resources professionals across the country and the Two Ten Footwear Foundation. Geoff’s leadership has helped Two Ten build meaningful connections with industry HR leaders … Read More

Carol Goodhue – 2018 Two Ten Hero

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Eastman’s Carol Goodhue, VP of Business Development, has been a force within the Two Ten Women in Footwear Industry (WIFI) program since its launch a decade ago. She is a member of the WIFI National Committee, serves as co-chair of the WIFI Mentoring Committee, and was honored with the first ever WIFI Community Impact Award, … Read More

Matt Priest & FDRA – 2018 Two Ten Heroes

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Matt Priest, CEO & President, and the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) have long been friends of Two Ten; participating in volunteer activities, supporting the Gala and other Two Ten events, and partnering with Two Ten to launch an industry-wide careers website. As a sponsor of Two Ten Footwear Cares, FDRA has directly … Read More

Laura Conwell-O’Brien – 2018 Two Ten Hero

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Laura Conwell-O’Brien, Executive Director of the Atlanta Shoe Market, has been a part of the footwear industry for over 35 years, and a tireless advocate for the Two Ten mission.  Recognizing the dual importance of Two Ten golf tournaments – bringing footwear professionals from across the industry together to deepen their professional bond while raising … Read More

ZAPPOS.COM – Social Impact Award Honoree

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Two Ten Social Impact Award distinguishes an individual or company who affects positive change by giving back to the community, in the spirit of Two Ten’s legacy of “footwear cares.”  Activated in 2015, the Social Impact Award recognizes those who champion fresh thinking and strong philanthropic leadership for the footwear industry. When “Doing good … Read More