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On Monday, March 22, 2010, Back on My Feet officially launched its third chapter, with teams at four facilities in Washington D.C.

The day kicked off at 5:45 a.m. with the first team runs at Emery House, 801 East, Southeast Veterans and Clean and Sober Streets . See photos of the inaugural showing at Clean and Sober here.

Later that morning, a corporate breakfast was held at the Washington Marriot, bringing 350 friends and supporters of the new chapter. Throughout the day, some 1,300 employees throughout the region wore sneakers to work after donating $5 to the nonprofit. Many of those contributions were matched by the companies themselves. See the fundraising totals from that inaugural D.C. Sneaker Day here.

The launch day was preceded by a gear fitting for the D.C. chapter’s 40 charter members at the Clarendon Pacers Running Store.

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  1. pingback April 6th, 2010 3:52 pm
    #1

    [...] Read more about the D.C. Program Coordinator position here. The D.C. chapter launched last month. [...]

  2. pingback May 5th, 2010 8:34 am
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    [...] Program Director Wylie Belasik, who relocated in February to oversee our Washington D.C. expansion, was back in Philadelphia over the weekend to run the 2010 Broad Street Run, in which more than 100 [...]

  3. pingback May 14th, 2010 8:34 am
    #3

    [...] We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to play an integral role in the growth of BOMF and its expansion to DC. We look forward to continuing to work with BOMF to make a meaningful and positive impact on the [...]

  4. pingback May 17th, 2010 11:35 am
    #4

    [...] the launch breakfast in DC, Mr. David Grissen, Marriott President of the Americas, announced during his speech that he [...]

  5. pingback November 17th, 2010 11:01 am
    #5

    [...] On Wednesday Nov. 3rd, some pretty amazing people all convened in one room to celebrate the six month mark since Back on My Feet Washington D.C. launched in March. [...]

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