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East Harlem Morning Run Volunteer

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Back on My Feet NYC

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Walk, jog, or run with adults experiencing homelessness! Empower your team to tackle challenges on and off the road by providing positive, encouraging conversation while staying active.

Team East Harlem meets on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings from 5:45-6:45.

At this time, all participants are required to wear face coverings, maintain physical distance, and abstain from any physical contact.

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About Back on My Feet NYC

Location:

115 W 29th St, 1100A, New York, NY 10001, US

Mission Statement

Back on My Feet combats homelessness through the power of running, community support, and essential employment and housing resources.

Description

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.

Operating in 13 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. You can read more about our impact here.

The NYC chapter currently has seven teams in Times Square, Uptown, Upper East Side, East Harlem, LES, SoHo, and Crown Heights. When joining our ranks, our members commit to running Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 5:30 to 6:30AM or 5:45 to 6:45AM.

Community
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

Wed Nov 18, 2020 - Mon Feb 15, 2021
05:45 AM - 06:45 AM  

WHERE

2180 1st AvenueNew York, NY 10029

(40.79376,-73.93667)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We ask that volunteers commit to at least one morning run per week. The more, the better, as our program is built on relationships and community-building!
  • Prospective volunteers must attend Orientation before attending a morning run. Please use Golden to sign-up for an upcoming virtual Orientation. Link: https://x.gldn.io/gwpvcmUEabb

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