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.
Addiction Recovery
Formerly Incarcerated
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Our Partnership

Mobilizing Volunteers
Our volunteers work as a team to lead morning runs in various neighborhoods in NYC.
Creativity From Our Volunteers
The enthusiasm of our early-rising volunteer runners is contagious as they encourage discipline and healthy habits in people who are going through life transition and transformation.
Why We Love This Affiliate
We love Back on My Feet because they empower runners to join with other runners/non-runners to accomplish something they never thought they could.

Volunteer Opportunities

Next Available Opportunity
Thu 7/25/2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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They helped me to overcome my fear and taught me that it didn’t matter where I placed in the half marathon. The important thing is that I finished the race.

John, Program Participant


Aug 08.03.2017
This summer, we’re celebrating our 3,700+ volunteers who gave over 47,000 hours to serve the poor of our city this past fiscal year.
Feb 02.13.2017
Homelessness in NYC has reached the highest levels since the Great Depression. More than 60,000 New Yorkers sleep in the shelter system each night, and thousands more sleep on the streets. Let's lift up these neighbors to our God who intimately identifies with our homeless brothers and sisters.
Jun 06.01.2016
At Hope for New York, we love our volunteers! You may not even know the different ways that our volunteers serve the poor and marginalized of our city, so here are just a few things our amazing volunteers have accomplished this past (fiscal) year.