Disrupt the Cycle of Homelessness by Walking and/or Running With Us in Washington, DC

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ORGANIZATION: Back On My Feet

Back on My Feet volunteers walk or run with our members, engaging in a goal-oriented, shared activity that promotes wellness, accountability, and achievement. You will not only be part of revolutionizing the way society perceives homelessness, you’ll have a chance to be part of a person’s journey towards self - sufficiency. Sign up for an orientation today!

https://backonmyfeet.org/get-involved/volunteer/

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About Back On My Feet

Location:

100 S Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19110, US

Mission Statement

Back on My Feet empowers people to achieve economic independence through fitness and community. Who We Help: We work with people experiencing homelessness or addiction who currently reside within shelters and recovery facilities. How It Works: We run and walk 2-3 times a week to build a sense of community and responsibility. With the support of workforce development, our members can work toward sustainable employment and self-sufficiency.

Description

Back on My Feet seeks to revolutionize the way society approaches homelessness. Our unique model demonstrates that if you first restore confidence, strength and self-esteem, individuals are better equipped to tackle the road ahead. 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Employment
Homeless & Housing
Community, Employment, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

Sun Oct 01, 2023 - Sat Dec 30, 2023

WHERE

Multiple locations Washington, DC 20010

(38.9339,-77.03054)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per week

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