Run with the Homeless in San Francisco

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BACK ON MY FEET

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Back on My Feet recruits members at homeless and residential facilities around the country and begins with a commitment to run three days a week in the early morning. After 30 days in the program, members with 90% attendance earn the opportunity to move into the second phase of the program called Next Steps, which provides educational support, job training programs, employment partnership referrals and housing resources. Over 80% of individuals who start our program move into the Next Steps phase.

There are multiple volunteer opportunities with Back on My Feet. The most common running with those experiencing homelessness. Back on My Feet’s program begins with a commitment to run three days a week in the early morning. This commitment sets members up on a path towards accountability, sustainability and ultimately, independence. But our members don’t run alone. They do it alongside the support of volunteer runners like you, helping them accomplish important life goals and cross finish lines.

There are also Fundracing opportunities, board opportunities, social events, and making donations to BoMFSF.

More opportunities with BACK ON MY FEET

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About BACK ON MY FEET

Location:

100 S BROAD ST STE 2136, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19110, US

Mission Statement

Mission: Back on My Feet, a national organization operating in 12 major cities coast to coast, combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources. Vision: Back on My Feet seeks to revolutionize the way our society approaches homelessness. Our unique running-based model demonstrates that if you first restore confidence, strength, and self-esteem, individuals are better equipped to tackle the road ahead and move toward jobs, homes, and new lives. For all in need, we aim to provide: practical training and employment resources for achieving independence; an environment that promotes accountability; and a community that offers compassion and hope. For all with the capacity to serve--volunteers, donors, community and corporate partners--we seek to engage you in the profound experience of empowering individuals to achieve what once seemed impossible through the seemingly simple act of putting one foot in front of the other.

Description

Operating in 12 major cities coast-to-coast, Back on My Feet uses running and community to motivate and support individuals every step of the way from homelessness to independence. Our success is measured not only by the health impact of miles run, but also by how many individuals obtain education, employment, and housing.

Back on My Feet recruits members (individuals experiencing homelessness) at homeless and residential facilities around the country and begins with a commitment to run three days a week in the early morning. After 30 days in the program, members with 90% attendance earn the opportunity to move into the second phase of the program called Next Steps, which provides educational support, job training programs, employment partnership referrals and housing resources. Almost 80% of individuals who start the program move into Next Steps.

Community
Homeless & Housing
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Eddy & HydeSan Francisco, CA 94102

(37.77869,-122.42124)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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