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FedEx Delivers Hunger-Free Weekends

Blessings in a Backpack is grateful for its partnership with FedEx. Last year on National Blessings in a Backpack Day, 30 FedEx employees packed 1,000 bags in Atlanta. Additionally, a wonderful array of scho...
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Blizzard Bags to help fight hunger on snow days

Blessings in a Backpack of Frederick, MD, packed nearly 1,500 "blizzard bags" to help feed children when school is closed due to snow. Last month, more than 50 volunteers sorted and bagged almost 12,000 individ...
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Feeding the Future of DC Everest and Wausau

Volunteers from Blessings in a Backpack meet once a week at the Ideas Charter School in Weston to pack bags of food for children from 13 schools in the DC Everest-Wausau area. Story reported by Rose McBride,...
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Proper nutrition … all weekend long

Story via David Johnson, Harbor Country News Proper nutrition is vital for school-age children, and the need to eat healthy food doesn’t end when the weekend rolls around. A pair of Blessings in a Backpac...
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Blessings in a Backpack launches in Stewardson, IL

Story via Graham Milldrum, Effingham Daily News It's hard to study without knowing where the next meal is coming from. A group of volunteers in Stewardson is working to help ease that burden for students. ...