Back on My Feet Chicago

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Basic Information

Address: 1467 N. Elston Ave., Suite 201 Chicago, IL 60642
Phone Number: 7736978508
Director: Terri Rivera

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Additional Information

Causes Served: Homelessness, Health/Wellness, Running.
Population Served: Homeless
Ages for Volunteer: 18+
Hours of Service: 5:45am and other hours
Minimum Hours Required: Preferably 1 morning a week from 5:45-7am (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday), but happy to welcome any level of committment.
Days of Service: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
Mission Statement:

Back on My Feet (BoMF) is a national, for-purpose 501(c)3 organization that uses running to help those experiencing homelessness change the way they see themselves so they can make real change that results in employment and independent living.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Through dedication and hard work, these Members earn the opportunity to create a new road for themselves. Running leads to personal transformation and dedication to the program leads to access to training, employment and housing resources.

Program History:

Established in 2007.


Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle, Mardi Gras Chaser 5K/10K, Ragnar Relay, Chicago Spring Half Marathon.