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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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Overcoming Addiction Through Healthy Living
"I am diving into healthy living, meaning good sleep, good eating, exercise, volunteer work. I am contributing...
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Resilience Redefined: Aaron's Journey
"When life gets tough, I don't self-destruct anymore. I keep moving, keep pushing forward."

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Eliyah
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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Volunteer Stories
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Running for a Cause: Melanie's Journey from LA Marathon FundRacer to San Francisco Volunteer
"Volunteering with Back on My Feet has broadened my perspective, showing the diversity of homeless profiles...
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The Power of Mentorship: AJ's Journey with Back on My Feet
"What the mentee program did for me was inject something completely different, a breath of fresh air,...
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Anabel's Journey of Compassion and Self-Discovery with Back on My Feet
"A lot of people are under the impression that homelessness is a character flaw but once you become involved...
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FundRacer Stories
News
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Press Release: Back on My Feet Hosts 2022 Sneaks Come Out at Night 5K
National nonprofit invites Charm City to join its mission to combat homelessness through the power of...
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Press Release: United Way of Central Indiana Partners with Back on my Feet
United Way of Central Indiana’s Social Innovation Fund Granted Back on My Feet $60,000.
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Press Release: Coming Together to Transform the Way We Tackle Homelessness
Accenture partners with Back on my Feet to aid Coloradans experiencing homelessness.
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