May 9, 2021

How Two Ten Plans To Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Two Ten Footwear Foundation is ready to assist people impacted by Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall in Texas Friday night and continues to significantly impact the state.
President Neal Newman talked to FN about how the industry’s biggest charity organization plans to help in the coming days.
What specific plans are you putting in place to assist people impacted by Hurricane Harvey?
Neal Newman: “We’re totally prepared to respond to all emergency calls within 48 hours. For an event like Hurricane Harvey, the catastrophe will unfold over the next four or five days, and soon after that we expect footwear families to reach out to us for several months. For Superstorm Sandy, we were still responding to emergency calls six to seven weeks after the actual event.”
More generally, how does Two Ten come to the aid of people impacted by disasters like this one?
NN: “Hurricanes, tornadoes fire, flood, mudslides – Two Ten emergency services have responded to them all. When your home is destroyed and you need a place to stay with the kids and the pets, the last thing you want is an unsympathetic person at the other end of a phone, or bureaucratic delays. Our team understands this and delivers a caring and sensitive personalized service –

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