Getting Homeless Back on Their Feet!

August 23rd, 2016

Back on My Feet Indianapolis' Executive Director, Chrissy Vasquez, discusses our program and impact in Indy with CBS 4.

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New York Post: Running saved me from homelessness

July 19th, 2016

More than 60,000 homeless people sleep in New York City shelters each night, according to a May report by the Coalition for the Homeless. One nonprofit, Back on My Feet, is helping them gain employment and permanent housing by empowering them through running — and the group’s 5,500 national alumni are proof that it works. Here, formerly homeless Manhattan resident George Looney, 49, shares his story with The Post’s MOLLY SHEA.

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The Grommet- Back on My Feet: Running to Combat Homelessness

July 5th, 2016

ONE MILE AT A TIME Back on My Feet is redefining the morning jog to help individuals rise out of homelessness. They're an entire support system for members—a resource that’s often missing in other homeless services. Since their beginning in 2007 at a Philadelphia shelter, thousands of people have benefitted. The first step: commitment.

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Why a Running Club for the Homeless is Heading to San Francisco

June 29th, 2016

Why a Running Club for the Homeless Is Heading to San Francisco: The nonprofit Back on My Feet, which promotes jogging routines to help stabilize the lives of homeless people, will launch in the Bay Area in the fall.

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Competitor Magazine features Back on My Feet

June 27th, 2016

Back On My Feet Executive Director of the New York City chapter, Terence Gerchberg, is featured in the July issue of Competitor Magazine. The piece highlights Terence’s journey and involvement in Back on My Feet, calling out the significant impact that running can have on transforming one’s life.

Read More Running Toward Stability

June 10th, 2016

Running Toward Stability: For 32-year-old Herbert "Remmy" Gibson, running is more than just exercise. Three times a week, Gibson runs through the Dallas streets not only for physical health, but to work his way toward a better life...

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Back on My Feet works to combat homelessness by empowering people through running

June 3rd, 2016

Running can do more than just get you in shape, it can change your life. Just ask the members of the Baltimore group “Back on My Feet.”

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Global Running Day with Back on My Feet Philadelphia

June 1st, 2016

Back on My Feet Philadelphia featured on Fox29 News for Global Running Day and the organization's Treadmill Challenge

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