Homeless to Business Owner: How One Running Club Helps People Make Dramatic Changes

Back on My Feet is an American non-profit organization that promotes the self-sufficiency of homeless people by engaging them in running as a means to build confidence, strength and self-esteem. They Change Lives, 1 Mile, 1 Job and 1 House at a Time.

Fast Facts

  • Back on My Feet started in Philadelphia in 2007
  • Back on My Feet has 10 chapters nationwide and will launch its 11th chapter in Los Angeles in October 2013
  • 46% of Residential Members (those experiencing homelessness) move their lives forward with a job, housing or both
  • Back on My Feet has a $6.5M operating budget for 2013