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Community posts, most recent BoMF updates + stories, and more!

Strava - Back on My Feet Team
Join our BoMF Club and check out your mileage against other BoMF volunteers around the world!

FundRacing Welcome Toolkit
Remember this - from when you signed up? Still has lots of great information about fundraising! 

FundRacer 2020 FAQ
See your most frequently asked questions answered here!

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Instagram & Twitter: @BackOnMyFeet
Faecbook: @BackOnMyFeetNational

We have two options for you:

1. Stay on the team! 
Fundraise your minimum of $1,500+ by 12/15/2020 in order to defer your
Chicago Marathon entry to 2021 or 2022. Fundraising is due in 2020 but you
will NOT have to fundraise again for your entry!

2. Step away from the team
We know this is a hard decision, but we understand! Alleviate yourself of fundraising obligation,
and forfeit your entry to the Chicago Marathon. Should you request a charity entry in future years
to the Chicago Marathon, previous fundraising will not be counted to the new entry. 

1:1 Match Deadline: 9/7/2020
2020 Virtual Chicago Marathon #NoMatterWhat: 10/11/2020 
Fundraising Minimum Deadline: 12/15/2020

As a charity runner for Back on My Feet, your fundraising is a critical commitment to our
program and to our ability to continue supporting our members and alumni as they face
already difficult challenges, only made more severe the health and economic impact of
COVID-19 and the ongoing effects of systemic racism in our country​. 

Last year, our charity FundRacing program raised approximately 20% of our entire
organizational budget
 – YOU are a huge part of our program and your impact is HUGE!

WE HAVE A 1:1 dollar-for-dollar MATCH, thanks to Stand Together! 

That’s right – if you remain on our Chicago Marathon team and elect to continue your fundraising
for a future entry, all NEW donations made on your new fundraising page* will be matched
dollar for dollar AND all matching funds will count toward your fundraising minimum!

Check out the Chicago 1:1 Match Page

*All gifts up to $1,000 made by individuals on or before September 7th will be matched.
Gifts must be made online on a new fundraising page provided by Back on My Feet. 

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Back on My Feet members are disproportionately affected by the health and economic
impact of COVID-19 as well as the effects of longstanding, systemic racism in America.

Nearly 70% of Back on My Feet members identify as Black, Indigenous or Persons of Color,
with approximately 45% identifying as Black or African American. Back on My Feet knows that
health, poverty, social capital and race are deeply intertwined in American society.

The Back on My Feet program works to dismantle stereotypes that persist around race and
and to help remove the many barriers our members face on a path to social and economic
well-being. Our members - individuals experiencing homelessness – face outsized risks in the face of
COVID-19, as do our Alumni, many of whom have been laid off or furloughed.

But our members are pressing on – and we’re pressing on with them!

Your support now helps this vulnerable population keep a supportive
community and maintain a path to stability.

Check out our social media posts for sample language to contextualize
supporting Back on My Feet now. And, see here for Back on My Feet’s stance on the
Black Lives Matter movement and our commitment to do more.​