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Two Ten Associate Board
Two Ten Associate Board members at FN PLATFORM, 2018

The industry’s next generation of leaders comes together to support their foundation.

After many months of planning, the very first Two Ten Associate Board was formed and launched last Fall.  This group of 19 young women and men from across the industry and the country will actively support building awareness of Two Ten and increasing engagement in our programs —in their own companies and throughout the industry — while providing both the Foundation and our Board of Directors with new ideas and a bit of fresh perspective.

The group made their “debut” at the 2017 Gala, acting as official event hosts while raising money through a raffle and on-site games.  Interviews with several members were featured in a recent issue of Footwear News, followed by a live panel discussion during February FN Platform.

Currently planning their first annual, national fundraiser for Two Ten, we anticipate this impressive group of next-generation leaders will continue to increase in number and influence as they grow their visibility, reach and impact.

 

“There Are Still Good People In This World”

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

In 2019, Payless Shoes closed all of its 2,000 stores and cut 16,000 jobs. The fallout was difficult for their employees, as the benefits and pay they depended on literally disappeared. Since Payless’ closure in June 2019, hundreds of former Payless employees have reached out to Two Ten for assistance – with more continuing to … Read More

WIFI Portland Regional Event

Friday, January 31, 2020

Preparing for the new year was the theme at the Portland WIFI Chapter gathering on Thursday night, January 16th, in the lobby lounge of the Woodlark Hotel downtown Portland. Women from KEEN, Columbia, SOREL, Nike, PENSOLE, and others came out to support Two Ten WIFI and gain insight from two engaging guest speakers. Tracy Siegel, Certified Functional … Read More

Footwear Cares® all year long

Friday, January 17, 2020

  Happy 2020! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season, spent with your loved-ones and perhaps lending a helping hand in your community to spread the holiday cheer. We sure did! As part of our Footwear Cares commitment to service and helping local communities, the Two Ten Footwear Foundation team participated in The Salvation Army’s annual Christmas Castle … Read More

Sarah Bloch

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.   Some Things Never Change. At The NPD Group, we are known for equipping the market with tangible information and insights to help businesses grow. … Read More

Sarah Irvani - CEO of Okabashi Brands footwear

Sara Irvani

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 Strength of Family. In today’s world, we may spend more time with our colleagues than at home with our families. At our company … Read More

Jestina Walcott, Two Ten Footwear Foundation

Jestina Walcott

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.   Why We Should Care. For nearly 15 years, I have been working in social services. Eldercare, inpatient and outpatient facilities and, most recently, the … Read More

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