The ACE Cash Express Back on My Feet Los Angeles Launch Breakfast Inaugurates New Chapter

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October 28, 2013 - Launch Breakfast Presented by The Marriott’s of Los Angeles and Orange Counties and AT&T

Back on My Feet

We are excited to celebrate the launch of our 11th chapter and help bring the local and national community together with the support of our sponsors in an effort to provide the seed for Back on My Feet Los Angeles’ future successes.

National nonprofit Back on My Feet announced the launch breakfast of Back on My Feet Los Angeles to be held on October 28, 2013 at the JW Marriott Los Angeles at LA LIVE , 900 W. Olympic Blvd.

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear Anne Mahlum, Founder of Back on My Feet, speak to the organization’s successes and plans for Back on My Feet Los Angeles. An Alumni Member from Back on My Feet Dallas-Fort Worth will also speak during the inaugural breakfast sharing his first-hand experience as a Member of Back on My Feet and how it has changed his life.

“The launch of Back on My Feet Los Angeles is a step towards helping decrease the growing pattern of homelessness in such a dense metropolitan,” said Anne Mahlum, Back on My Feet’s Founder. “We are excited to celebrate the launch of our 11th chapter and help bring the local and national community together with the support of our sponsors in an effort to provide the seed for Back on My Feet Los Angeles’ future successes.”

The Back on My Feet Los Angeles Launch Breakfast is supported by title sponsor ACE Cash Express and presenting sponsors The Marriott Hotels of Los Angeles and Orange Counties and AT&T. The launch event will also honor The Joseph and Bessie Feinberg Foundation, a proud supporter of Back on My Feet.

Organizations supporting the launch of the first west coast chapter include: Bimbo Bakeries USA, Accenture, Visa, Morgan Stanley, and Wells Fargo.

Back on My Feet Los Angeles joins ten other chapters making a difference in Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Indianapolis, New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington DC.

For more information about the Back on My Feet Los Angeles Launch Breakfast, or to RSVP to the event, please visit http://la.backonmyfeet.org/.

About Back on My Feet

Back on My Feet (BoMF), launched in Philadelphia in 2007, 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 in their lives that results in employment and independent living. The organization creates a community built on the very profound and innate desire for all of us to feel recognized, appreciated and supported. Back on My Feet does not provide food nor shelter, but instead provides coaching, resources, financial aid, job training and access to employment opportunities. The organization has chapters in Philadelphia (headquarters), Baltimore, Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Indianapolis, Atlanta, New York City and Austin. Back on My Feet Los Angeles will launch in October 2013. The organization has received media support including attention from NBC Nightly News, ABC World News, CNN and The Today Show for its ingenuity in tackling this difficult social issue. More information can be found at backonmyfeet.org.

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