• Our Mission

    Transforming the shoe industry's donations of footwear into dollars for first-step funding at leading breast cancer research organizations in the U.S.


    Learn about Shoes for a Cure, the largest fundraising event of the footwear industry that has raised nearly $60 million for this groundgreaking first-step breast cancer research, given through the Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation (FFCF) of New York Inc. FFCF is a 501(c)(3) organization, with an IRS ruling year of 2001. All donations are tax-deductible and benefit Breast Cancer Research.



  • FFANY Shoes for a Cure FFCF Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation of New York Inc funding fundraising groundbreaking First-Step Breast Cancer Research FDRA

    Board of Directors

    Sandi Mines

    President, FFCF

    VP, Corporate Engagement, FDRA

    Susan Itzkowitz

    Marc Fisher Footwear

    John Heron


    Lucky Brand

    Jill Hatton

    Formerly VP

    Michael Kors

    Faryl Gilston

    President & CEO

    Faryl Robin

    Matt Priest

    President & CEO


    Carrie Rubin

    President, North America

    Sarah Lubas

    VP, Wholesale & Third Party Digital, Burberry

    Kathy Forstadt

    Senior Director of Merchandising, Zappos

  • Beneficiary Hospitals

    The following institutes receive funding from the Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation to further their first-step breast cancer research.