Volunteers putting boxes of food on the bus Vote for Your Favorite Design! Many talented child artists entered our first-ever t-shirt design contest, sponsored by the Spartan Kids Foundation. Vote for Your Favorite Design We've narrowed down the submissions to our TOP 10. Now, we need your vote! Volunteers putting boxes of food on the bus Start a Giving Tuesday Fundraiser Sometimes being a warrior means helping those that can’t help themselves. Be a warrior for kids this Giving Tuesday Get Started! by setting up a Facebook fundraiser to provide hunger-free weekends in your community. 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 holdng 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!

87000 kids in 45 states and Washington, D.C.

Hunger-free weekends
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Why Get Involved?

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
  • Meijer
  • Cigna
  • PGA Tour Appreciation
  • Publix Charities
  • Community Foundation of Greater Rochester
  • Variety Charity