Lamar Jackson and the Bills Follow the Herd and Give Today! Backpack after Lamar Jackson's injury #BillsMafia rallied its fans to give to Lamar's favorite charity, and thousands of kids nationwide will know hunger-free weekends as a result. Now, Bills fans have challenged the #ChiefsKingdom to give back! Buffalo Bills fans donate to Blessings in a Group of smiling children Read our Impact Report Our Impact During 19/20 School Year With the help of amazing partners, we were able to feed more children than ever before AND help kids while schools are closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Boy holding up a bag of food 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.
We're feeding the kids this weekend!

88900 kids in 46 states and Washington, D.C.

Hunger-free weekends
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How To Help?

For $130 you can help us feed a child every weekend of the school year.
Organize a Facebook fundraiser to feed the kids in your community.
Volunteer your time or talent to support a local Blessings program.
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We would like to give many thanks to our National Partners listed below, without which this program would not be possible.

  • Vera Bradley
  • Kate and Justin Rose Foundation
  • Fiddlesticks
  • Cigna
  • Community Foundation of Greater Rochester
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken
  • Kingmade Jerky
  • KKW Fragrance
  • New Albany Floyd County Education Foundation
  • No Kid Hungry
  • Related Affordable Foundation
  • Together Rising
  • United Way of Frederick County
  • Albertsons Companies Nourishing Neighbors
  • Constellation Brands
  • CVC
  • Delta Pilots Charitable Fund
  • Giant
  • Humorology Road Less Traveled
  • Anthem Foundation