Show your appreciation to our volunteers
April 18–22, Blessings in a Backpack will celebrate its volunteers—whose passion and commitment to feeding
the kids in local communities are what drives our mission.
Volunteer Appreciation Week
in a Backpack
VP Harris Highlights the Work of Blessings
In an interview with USA Today, Vice President Kamala Harris highlights Blessings First Coast partner Duval County School
Watch the Interview
District and our work at Blessings in a Backpack.
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.
Pop-up outdoor events help feed hungry kids,
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.
This generous donation will immediately feed 1,000 more children in the Orlando area and help
enhance the food bags distributed.
The Kate & Justin Rose Foundation
Donates $1 Million to Blessings
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.
The Bobby Nichols Fiddlesticks Charity Foundation recently presented $149,500 to the Blessings in a Backpack Southwest Florida Chapter to support its mission of making hunger-free weekends a reality for food-insecure