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Hi everyone! After two half marathons, I am taking on the full 26.2 in the Marine Corps Marathon on October 22, and I'm excited to run in support of Back on My Feet!

Homelessness happens more than most of us would like to think. People lose jobs, lose their safety net and ultimately lose hope. It happens to parents, children, veterans and senior citizens. Back on My Feet is a critical lifeline for these individuals, helping them regain housing, employment, a sense of community, and ultimately, personal independence. After committing to a regular morning running routine, members gain access to all the tools they need to succeed on their own, including educational support, job training programs, employment partnership referrals and housing resources. Most importantly, Back on My Feet members take full advantage of this opportunity: within six months of graduating from the program, 90% of members maintain their employment, 60% receive a wage increase and 20% achieve a promotion. In 2016 alone, Back on My Feet DC helped more than 100 individuals accomplish their goals towards independence.

I first came to know Back on My Feet at a 5K in support of the DC chapter. The race was a small community 5K at 8 am on a Saturday, but I was quickly energized by several Back on my Feet members leading the crowd in a group stretch. I still remembered that moment a few years later, when I moved to Capitol Hill, and began to join the BOMF Union Station team for morning runs.

Now that I've moved away for school, I wanted to "fundrace" as a way to continue to assist the progress of DC members. Hosting a member for an entire year, including earned access to grants for housing and career-related expenses, costs approximately $1,800. But every little bit helps. I would be incredibly appreciative of any contribution - large or small - that will help our DC chapter make an impact in more members' lives.

Thanks so much!

Kevin

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Personal Overview

So far I've raised 99% of my goal
 
Personal Goal:$1,800.00
Money Raised:$1,785.00

Recent Donations

Stephanie Minogue
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Good luck Kevin!
Anonymous
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Aunt Elizabeth and Uncle David
$100.00
Good luck, Kevin!!!

Event Overview

Marine Corps Marathon has raised 52% of their goal
Marine Corps Marathon Goal:$40,000.00
Money Raised:$21,111.00