Frederick Pop Up Packing Event At a pop-up food packing event outside the Blessings Frederick office in Maryland, volunteers packed bags in person for the first time in quite a while. Read about the happy reunion. reunite volunteers Pop-up outdoor events help feed hungry kids, Smiling kids Get started! 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. Kate and Justin with Kids Orlando Chapter This generous donation will immediately feed 1,000 more children in the Orlando area and help Learn more. enhance the food bags distributed. The Kate & Justin Rose Foundation Donates $1 Million to Blessings 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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For $130 you can help us feed a child every weekend of the school year.
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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