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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

A Footwear Cares ® Story Four Generations in the Making

Friday, May 3, 2019

This is a wonderful tale of a family taking roots in a neighborhood, opening up a shoe business, and – four generations later – still thriving and growing.  Their recipe for success:  build up a reliable, dependable and trustworthy business; pass your love of shoes down through the generations; let love for your family guide … 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

Two Ten and the Footwear Industry Go Outside

Thursday, April 25, 2019

  Each year, Earth Day provides the chance to take a moment and think about our collective impact on the environment around us.  Two Ten, and many other footwear companies, used this day as a chance to get outdoors and make a positive impact. Footwear Cares® 2019 has already seen many outdoor and sustainability events. … Read More

5 of the Best Phone Apps for College Kids

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The expectations of staying organized both academically and personally in college are handed off to you after zero preparation from high school.  You might be well versed in the Pythagorean Theorem, but were never taught how to manage your finances or identify and handle your anxiety.  Thankfully now your smartphone has hundreds of apps dedicated … Read More

Shoes.com Loves Footwear Cares!

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

As title sponsor of Two Ten Footwear Foundation’s Footwear Cares® nationwide volunteer program, Shoes.com has helped grow this initiative into a year-long celebration of the footwear industry’s leading role in making positive change in communities across America.  The timing couldn’t be better!  We’re all busier than ever, so the push to make meaningful connections, impact … Read More

National Shoe The World Day

Thursday, March 28, 2019

When we put out an ask to the local footwear community to participate in a shoe drive to celebrate National Shoe The World Day, we were overwhelmed, but not surprised, by the outpouring of support and goodwill. Joining forces with Converse, Earth, Honeywell, Rockport, Shoes.com, and Wolverine, we collected over 1,700 pairs of new and … Read More

Mariah’s Story

Friday, March 15, 2019

Mariah was one of two recipients of the Bruce Fendell Scholarship. She tells her story at our Gala, and Rachel Fendell Satinsky, Bruce’s daughter, describes what this scholarship means to her family.

How Do you Attract and Retain Top Talent: A Two Ten HRL Lunch & Learn

Thursday, March 7, 2019

On Wednesday, March, 6th, our Human Resources Leadership group (HRL) hosted a successful digital “Lunch and Learn” on the topic of Attracting and Retaining Top Talent.  Dana Furrow and Adrienne Altman from Willis Towers Watson, a leading HR consulting organization, explained how forward-thinking companies are using breakthrough approaches to Total Rewards to attract and retain … Read More

The First Ever African American Footwear Forum

Friday, March 1, 2019

The first ever African American Footwear Forum (AAFF) took place last week in Washington D.C. The Forum brought together African American talent from across the footwear industry in a way no previous event has. It also helped close out Black History Month 2019 at a time when questions surrounding diversity and opportunity are at the … Read More

Exciting Changes Coming to the Two Ten WIFI Mentoring Program!

Thursday, February 28, 2019

We are pleased to announce some exciting improvements to the WIFI Mentoring Program for the 2019 calendar year. If you haven’t had the opportunity to be involved in the mentoring program – now is the time! We are evolving the program with a new, online platform that will include a mobile mentorship experience to keep … Read More

Mollica’s Story

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Mollica was diagnosed with Cancer. After a lengthy operation, she was not able to return to work for several weeks.  The bills piled up and she struggled to pay them.  Thankfully she called Two Ten. We stepped in and paid some of her bills so she could focus on getting well. Reaching out to Two … Read More

Winter Walk Highlights Homelessness & Kicks Off Two Ten Day Celebrations

Monday, February 11, 2019

Our Two Ten team joined thousands of people bundled up to walk through the streets of Boston Sunday morning with a mission to help end homelessness during the third annual Winter Walk.  The walk takes place in February to demonstrate the hardships that homeless individuals face during the winter.  The event organizers wanted to raise … Read More

Two Ten’s Social Impact Award goes to Zappos.com!

Sunday, February 3, 2019

When “Doing good things” is your company mantra, it encompasses everything you strive to do as an organization and affects positive change in your community.  The Zappos For Good program epitomizes how the Zappos.com team fulfills this mission on a daily basis.  It’s also why they were honored with Two Ten’s Social Impact Award, given … Read More