We're feeding the kids this weekend!

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

3000000
Hunger-free weekends
17305
Volunteers
13000
Donors
1092
Program Locations

Why Get Involved?

How To Help?

DONATE
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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How does Blessings in a Backpack work?

Recent News Stories....

Vera Bradley and Shawn Johnson East Launch Star-Studded Capsule Collection

The star-spangled styles are designed to help you take on the day and make a difference, with a portion of proceeds benefiting Blessings in a Backpack.

Blessings in a Backpack provides food to Chicago students amid coronavirus pandemic

Blessings in a Backpack is currently operating at eight locations throughout Chicago, feeding 3,000 kids. Before COVID-19, there were more than 60 Chicago locations, feeding 6,000 children.

Trivia For A Cause Makes A Difference During COVID-19

A group of friends is hosting virtual trivia events to support charitable organizations giving back during the current public health crisis. The game on April 26, 2020, supported Blessings in a Backpack’s COVID-19 response effort and raised more than $7,000!

OUR PARTNERS

We would like to give many thanks to our National Partners listed below, without which this program would not be possible.

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

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