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The Kate & Justin Rose Foundation donates $1 million to Blessings in a Backpack Orlando Chapter

Professional golfer Justin Rose and his wife, Kate Rose, have announced a $1 million donation to the Blessings in a Backpack Orlando Chapter to help feed elementary school children who might otherwise go hungry on the weekend.

Frederick Blessings in a Backpack named a national chapter

Frederick County’s Blessings in a Backpack has been named a national chapter after successfully operating locally for seven years.

Blessings in a Backpack feeds West Jordan students for the weekend

Many students at Majestic Elementary in West Jordan, Utah, won’t go hungry this weekend, thanks to the Blessings in a Backpack program.

STORIES FROM THE FIELD

22,000 Hunger-Free Weekends Made Possible by the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation

This year, our partner Insurance Industry Charitable Fund Foundation donated over $112,800 to help Blessings feed kids, providing more than 22,000 bags of food to children across 32 Blessings in a Backpack programs in Illinois and Ohio.

Delta Pilots Charitable Fund Feeds Kids as Childhood Hunger Numbers Soar to New Heights

In May 2020, the Delta Pilots Charitable Fund gave a generous gift of $100,000 that helped provide 25,000 bags of healthy, satisfying food, divided up among 11 Blessings programs nationwide.

NYC Gen Z Duo Launch Fundraiser to Help Combat Childhood Hunger This Holiday Season

Designed by two teens, “Blessings in a PopGrip” designs will be offered through the holiday season and will benefit Blessings in a Backpack. On Giving Tuesday, December 1, 100% of every PopSockets PopGrip sold will support the Blessings mission.

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The What, Why, and How of Our New Logo and Tagline

Blessings in a Backpack is celebrating a decade of feeding kids on the weekends and looking forward to the future starting with a new look. A new logo, tagline, and brand positioning are shaping Blessings as a national front-runner in the fight against childhood hunger. The Logo The logo is a visual representation of what […]

American Honda Finance Corporation Joins BIB to Provide 6,000 Hunger-Free Weekends for Children in the USA

Packing events across the country are part of AHFC’s involvement in the Team Honda Week of Service TORRANCE, Calif., June 15, 2017 — American Honda Finance Corporation (AHFC) employees from across the country will volunteer with Blessings in a Backpack to pack 6,000 bags of food for children at risk of going hungry on the […]

NBA Star Evan Turner teams up with Blessings in a Backpack to feed children in Chicago

May 22, 2017 For Immediate Release NBA Star and Chicago native Evan Turner will stuff backpacks full of food for children at Dett Elementary School in partnership with Blessings in a Backpack. His support provides food for 100 students on the weekends through the end of the 2018 school year. Blessings in a Backpack (BIB) […]