IMG_0287The First Coast Blessings in a Backpack programs raised more than $8,600 from its first phone bank sponsored by its local news station, News 4 Jax, on February 27. The donations will help provide nearly 20,000 meals to kids who could otherwise go without food on the weekends.

First Coast Blessings in a Backpack currently serves more than 2,500 kids in schools across St. Johns and Duval Counties, Florida.

Thank you to News 4 Jax and to everyone who donated in support of Blessings in a Backpack!