Residents (people living at the shelter) and Non-Residents (volunteers) are indistinguishable by appearance. There are no labels, no stigmas and no stereotypes. BOMF develops a community that embraces equality, respect, discipline, teamwork, and leadership. In the process, I have learned to respect people’s boundaries, values, and individuality.
In June 2010, I raised $400 dollars for BOMF and ran my first organized race as part of the BOMF team. BOMF members were engaged in encouraging each other and cheering along the sidelines. This showed a tremendous sense of community, support, and trust among all BOMF members, and I aim to convey this same feeling to my future colleagues and