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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Gives Back!

As part of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois' 80th anniversary, and to conclude its 80 for 80 Summer of Service, 350 volunteers gathered to pack 5,000 bags of food for Blessings in a Backpack. The food...
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Partner Spotlight: Learners Edge

By Joe Cotter, President & CEO of Learners Edge According to the United States Department of Agriculture, approximately 16 million American households with children are food insecure (1) and several stud...
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ALEX AND ANI Is Putting An End to Childhood Hunger

A wrist full of ALEX AND ANI charm bracelets is a fashion trend that Blessings in a Backpack is ‘Completely Blessed’ to be a part of! The proceeds from our ‘Completely Blessed’ and “Gingerbread Man” CHARITY BY ...
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Los Angeles Dodgers Hit Hunger Out of the Park

The Los Angeles Dodgers scored a home run by packing bags full of food for children at the Los Angeles Boys and Girls Club to eat on the weekends. They teamed up with Blessings in a Backpack—as part of its week...
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Sharon Stone Partners with Blessings in a Backpack

One in five children in America are hungry. Every day millions of children living with food insecurity look forward to the meals they receive from federally funded programs at school. On the weekends, however, ...
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PGA TOUR wives tee it up for Blessings in a Backpack

Before the 2017 Waste Management Phoenix Open, the PGA TOUR Wives Association teed it up to help raise funds for Blessings in a Backpack, a non-for-profit organization dedicated to feeding children in need....
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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...