National Blessings in a Backpack Day

National Blessings in a Backpack Day

On September 18, 2014, mayors across the country joined forces with local Blessings in a Backpack volunteers in packing bags full of food for children as part of “Blessings in a Backpack Day.” Events were held across more than 20 states in 55 different cities as part of a national movement to address childhood hunger after the U.S. Conference of Mayors passed a resolution in June declaring Thursday, September 18, 2014 “Blessings in a Backpack Day.

Click here for a glimpse into all September 18 entailed – from photos to social media posts and a sampling of the day’s media coverage.

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