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Back on My Feet in New York City putting hands in for the Back on My Feet cheer

Unveiling the New Back on My Feet Brand

At Back on My Feet, we’ve always believed in the power of transformation, and now, we’re excited to unveil a new brand that truly reflects the strength and resilience of our members. We’ve embarked on a journey to refresh our look, moving away from the old navy blue and foot icon to something bold and modern. Our reason for this change was simple: we wanted a visual identity that represented our members while also showcasing the innovation of our program, where fitness becomes a powerful tool in the fight against homelessness, addiction, and poverty. After much consideration, our designers crafted a logo that speaks volumes about the journey our members undertake. The double-line B symbolizes the path they walk with us, each step a testament to their commitment and determination. Just like a road, our program offers guidance and structure, but it’s the hard work and perseverance of our members that propel them forward, overcoming obstacles and regaining control of their lives. In our new brand, you’ll notice a simple palette of red, grey, and tan. Red, in particular, holds significant meaning for us. It represents the unseen struggles and overlooked needs of our members. Through bold colors and a

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Alumni Stories
Beyond the Darkest Point: Melvin's Story of Perseverance
“The strong foundation and good training from Back on My Feet helped me open more doors than I ever knew...
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Running Toward a Brighter Future: Bradley's Inspiring Transformation
“I hope that day never comes that I’m not with Back on My Feet.”

— Bradley, Back on My Feet...
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From Homeless to Providing Hope: Mike's Story
"I don't live in anger anymore. I'm more service oriented. I get my rewards for helping other people,...
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Volunteer Stories
Preesha’s Impact as a Behind-the-Scenes Virtual Volunteer
“Back on My Feet provides a unique outlook on ensuring that these people don't fall back into the cycle...
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Empathy in Action: Kathleen's Drive to Bridge Gaps in Addiction Solutions
"I felt — and feel — that we could be doing a lot more to help people struggling in our society. Back...
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Volunteering with Heart: Liz's Journey as an Administrative Volunteer
"Jump into it with both feet. It's an amazing organization that does so much good."

— Liz, Back...
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FundRacer Stories
From Unhoused Veteran to Marathon FundRacer: Eli's Journey
"I want to help as many people as possible through drug and alcohol recovery. As many as I can possibly...
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Selfie of Sekou, Back on My Feet New York FundRacer during marathon
From Stroke Survivor to Marathon Finisher: Sekou's Inspirational Journey of Perseverance and Purpose
"Just decide to do something magnificent for you. It will keep you on the track of seeking the best possible...
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Stacey, Boston Marathon FundRacer for Back on My Feet
Running with Purpose: Stacey's Journey of FundRacing and Community Building
“London was such a special experience and also my fastest marathon. Something about running for something...
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Back on My Feet in New York City putting hands in for the Back on My Feet cheer
Unveiling the New Back on My Feet Brand
At Back on My Feet, we’ve always believed in the power of transformation, and now, we’re...
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Join us for Sneaks at the Ballpark at Riders Field in Dallas, Texas
Get ready to lace up your sneakers and join us for an important cause because Back on My Feet is gearing...
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Kim Fields Wins $30,000 on Celebrity Wheel of Fortune
Actress and director Kim Fields went up against Penn Jillette and Kel Mitchelle on Celebrity Wheel of...
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Breaking the Cycle: The Critical Role of Financial Literacy in Preventing Homelessness
At Back on My Feet, we’ve seen firsthand the critical role that financial literacy plays in not...
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Tent village where some people experiencing homelessness in America live
Understanding the Impact of Homelessness in America
Learn how people experiencing homelessness in America are negatively impacted by violence, health issues,...
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A person holding signs that say will work for food and help that demonstrate they've experiencing economic instability and possibly other causes of homelessness
Causes of Homelessness: What You Need to Know
Understanding the causes of homelessness and how we can address them for a stronger and more compassionate...
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