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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

“The State of the Fashion/Comfort Footwear Market” Lunch & Learn

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Beth Goldstein, Executive Director for the NPD Group, recently hosted a WIFI Lunch & Learn Webinar focused on the state of the fashion/comfort footwear market. Beth shared valuable insights around the rebound of retail growth in the footwear space, the top channels of distribution, growth percentages for both the in-store and online spaces, and the … Read More