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The Back on My Feet community is made up of members, volunteers, FundRacers, donors, partners, and more, coming together to achieve remarkable things. These are their stories.

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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
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Be Like Water & Continue to Flow: Artemas' Journey
"The workshops were tremendous. I was computer illiterate. I didn't know anything. What they taught me...
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From Homelessness in Dallas to Paying it Forward in Boston
“The people in life that glow are the people that are always helping someone else. You can see how special...
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CJ's Transformation Through the Power of Compassion, and Connection
"The schooling to become a counselor taught me that the opposite of addiction is connection."

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Volunteer Stories
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Breaking Barriers and Changing Lives: Anthony's Inspirational Journey
"Some of the men and women I run with make phenomenal changes in their existence. It really puts your...
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Building a Stronger Community: Paige and Anthony's Perspective
"When we're out at Circle Ups, you don't know who's a member or who's a volunteer. There's no distinguishing...
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Empowering Change: Kristen's Experience from FundRacing to Mentoring
"Community is so important for those struggling with mental health. Some of our members have not always...
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FundRacer Stories
News
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Press Release: ACE Cash Express Helps Back on My Feet Combat Homelessness by Donating Over $122,000
Populus has developed a financial literacy program designed to help members build a foundation in banking...
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Celebrity Circle Up Attendee Featured in Forbes
Read about the NYC Circle Up that Brooks Running and David Harbour joined to surprise our members and...
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Press Release: Back on My Feet Members and Alumni to Receive $675,000 of Brooks Running Gear
From 12/8/22 - 12/14/22, Brooks' holiday giveback campaign matches purchases on brooksrunning.com with...
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