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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

Michael Greenberg – T. Kenyon Holly Memorial Award Honoree

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The T. Kenyon Holly Memorial Award, Two Ten Footwear Foundation’s highest honor for outstanding humanitarian achievement, is presented to an individual in the footwear, leather or allied industries who exemplifies the spirit and character of the late T. Kenyon Holly, past president of Two Ten. Mr. Holly was an individual who was dedicated to helping the less fortunate members … Read More

Katie Butler – A. A. Bloom Memorial Award Honoree

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The A.A. Bloom Memorial Award was created to honor an individual who has given greatly to Two Ten Footwear Foundation through his or her initiative, hard work, dedication and unselfish actions in the spirit of the late A.A. Bloom, one of the founders of Two Ten. This humanitarian award is given to someone who has … Read More

In 2015, OrthoLite Chairman and CEO Glenn Barrett and his wife, Midge, endowed $500,000 to help footwear families facing catastrophic situations such as homelessness, family violence, and natural disasters. Noting their gift as one that “comes from the heart,” the Barrett’s endowment has, to date, helped nearly 100 families get back on their feet after facing dire situations. “Similar to OrthoLite’s insoles, that financial assistance is a source of comfort that provides ‘shock protection’ to these families.” Glenn joined the Two Ten Board of Directors in 2017, and has since answered calls to action including helping to provide generators to footwear families in Puerto Rico who were affected by Hurricane Maria, and actively supporting the newly formed Two Ten Associate Board by supporting their first-ever fundraising event in September. Glenn continues to live by his personal creed, which is to give back to the industry that has given him so much.

Glenn Barrett – 2018 Two Ten Hero

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

In 2015, OrthoLite Chairman and CEO Glenn Barrett and his wife, Midge, endowed $500,000 to help footwear families facing catastrophic situations such as homelessness, family violence, and natural disasters. Noting their gift as one that “comes from the heart,” the Barrett’s endowment has, to date, helped nearly 100 families get back on their feet after facing dire … Read More

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