Blessings in a Backpack Celebrates its 10th Birthday

A message from our CEO Brooke Wiseman Blessings in a Backpack is celebrating a decade of feeding kids on the weekends! We became a 501(c)(3) organization on December 15, 2008. Since then, we have made more tha...

Who Will Feed the Kids This Giving Tuesday?

Will you join Blessings in a Backpack for Giving Tuesday this year? Our goal is to raise $18,000 in only one day — on November 27, 2018. If we meet our goal, it will help us provide more than 6,200 hunger-free...

Family Ties Help Brew Change

By Elizabeth Pridgeon Despite the hundreds of miles between them, two program coordinators for Blessings in a Backpack united across state-lines to feed the kids of Houston, Texas, last month. Florida res...

Woman Behind Blessings in a Backpack Honored

On Sept. 28, 2018, the family of Melissa "Missy" Hammerstrom joined volunteers and Blessings in a Backpack staff at Engelhard Elementary in Louisville, Ky., to pack more than 400 bags of food for the students ...

Vera Bradley x Blessings in a Backpack

Story by Vera Bradley. Vera Bradley partnered with Blessings in a Backpack to donate 25,000 backpacks to children in need this fall. Blessings in a Backpack provides kids with backpacks that they can fill n...