Gifts that Give Back
Just in time for the holidays! We've partnered with Bloom to create limited-edition, ultra-soft Blessings
Shop our socks!
in a Backpack socks! Every purchase goes directly to feeding kids on the weekends nationwide.
Maddi's Fridge for kids and families
Maddi’s Fridge is a children’s picture book that raises awareness about poverty and hunger. And some of
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our favorite Blessings supporters have volunteered their time and talent to read the book to you!
Because when kids have enough food, they do better in school. This back-to-school season,
donate to help us feed the kids on the weekends. $130 will feed a child for one school year.
For a lot of kids, food is their most
important school supply
Backpacks That Give Back
Blessings in a Backpack + Vera Bradley = the ultimate give back for the school year!
Every purchase of a Vera Bradley backpack is helping to feed hungry kids in need.
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Whether kids were in the physical or virtual classroom, we continued to feed children on the weekends thanks to
supporters like you!
Our impact during the 2020/21 school year
The Buffalo Bills fans who rallied a viral donation campaign for Blessings in a Backpack distributed bags of ready-to-eat food
at a Western New York Boys & Girls Club.
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Bills Mafia feeds kids in Buffalo
Volunteer to Feed Hungry Kids
Consider the following ways to get involved with Blessings in a Backpack and ensure
hunger-free weekends for food-insecure kids in your community.
Who will feed the kids when schools are closed?
At Blessings in a Backpack, we often ask, "Who will feed the kids this weekend?" But the COVID-19 emergency has caused us
Blessings' Response to COVID-19
to expand our programs from feeding kids on only the weekends, to now serving kids while schools are closed.