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BOMF Benefit – Raising Funds and Awareness w/A/B, Food Group, & Stacey Lee
August 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm$10.00
Please join us at Javelina on Thursday, August 18th from 7PM – 10PM as three Austin bands come together to help raise awareness and fundraise for Back On My Feet Austin.
Tickets can be purchased at: https://give.backonmyfeet.org/Benefit-Concert-2016/Donate/Tickets
Cost: $10 | 100% of proceeds go to Back on my Feet Austin.
9 PM l A/B (formerly Chipper Jones)
8 PM l Food Group
7 PM l Stacey Lee
Back on My Feet (BoMF) is a national non-profit organization that combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources.
Back on My Feet recruits members at homeless and residential facilities around the country and begins with a commitment to run three days a week in the early morning. After 30 days in the program, members with 90% attendance earn the opportunity to move into the second phase of the program called Next Steps, which provides educational support, job training programs, employment partnership referrals and housing resources. Over 80% of individuals who start our program move into the Next Steps phase.
In Next Steps, members work with BoMF program staff to develop a personal road map to independence. Each member attends financial literacy classes and job skills training provided through partnerships with our corporate partners. Members can earn financial assistance to remove barriers to employment and housing such as work supplies, transportation and security deposits. Members who achieve employment and housing become Alumni Members. Within six months of becoming a Back on My Feet Alumnus, 90% of members maintain their employment, 60% receive a wage increase and 20% achieve a promotion.
To learn more about Back On My Feet Austin, please visit http://austin.backonmyfeet.org/