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Start a Positive Ripple Effect this Holiday Season!

Impact

At Back on My Feet, running is just the catalyst. Community is the game-changer, and the end game is long-term stability. Here’s a snapshot of the impact we are having across the country.
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Members Employed & Housed
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Members Maintain Employment
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Volunteers & Supporters
0 k+
Jobs & Homes Achieved
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Members Trained & Educated
Alumni Stories

3000+

Training / Education

7500+

Employed / Housed

150,000+

Volunteers / Supporters

Employment Success

1 %
Still Employed After 15 Months
1 %
Receive a Wage Increase Within the First 6 Months
1 %
Achieve a Promotion

On average, our members are hired at $13.42/hr verses the national minimum wage of $7.25/hr.

Social Impact

Our members are 2.5x more likely to report high self-esteem than the general urban homeless population. After 90 days of running with Back on My Feet they experience:

97%

of members take a more positive attitude toward themselves

72%

of members find their life to be more meaningful

86%

of members feel more satisfied with their lives

Health Impact

After 60 days of running with Back on My Feet members experience important health benefits, including:

48%

Reduction in High Blood Pressure

13%

Reduction in BMI

41%

Reduction in Obesity

58%

Reduction in Nicotine Usage

Your Economic Impact

$1 invested in us returns nearly $2.50.

For every $1 invested in Back on My Feet, nearly $2.50 is returned to the community through increased economic activity and cost savings – and that return is seen in only three years. The economic impact includes: increased economic output from employment and the cost savings from housing, medical costs associated with hospitalization and low physical activity levels, incarcerations costs, and treatments for alcohol/drug addiction. The economic impact results have been validated by PA Consulting Group.

Member Mileage Tracker

1200653

MILEAGE RAN

500+

Members Have Run Marathons

1800+

Members Have Run 100+ Miles