Partners

Blessings in a Backpack extends a special thank you to the following donors* and all of our donors who supported us in Fiscal Year 2019.

*Every effort has been made to present a complete, alphabetical list of Blessings in a Backpack donors that gave support of $5,000 or greater from July 2018 to June 2019. Should you notice an error or omission, please contact Erin Kerr at (312) 366-2748.


$100,000 +

  • Vera Bradley
  • Kate and Justin Rose Foundation
  • PGA Volunteer Appreciation
  • Bobby Nichols Fiddlesticks Charity Foundation
  • Cigna
  • Community Foundation Greater Rochester
  • Meijer
  • Publix Super Markets Charities
  • Variety Charity


$75,000 to $99,999

  • Barrington Children’s Charities
  • Constellation Brands
  • The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit
  • Jim and Tabitha Furyk Foundation, Inc.
  • New Albany Floyd County Education Foundation, Inc.
  • Larry and Susan Patrick
  • Trader Joe’s

$50,000 to $74,999

  • Anonymous
  • Antares Capital
  • The Century Club of San Diego
  • Champions 4 Children, Inc.
  • Children’s Fund, Inc.
  • The Dale Jr. Foundation
  • Discover
  • Farmers Insurance
  • FedEx
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • FNBGC Charitable Foundation, Inc.
  • The Glass Charitable Foundation
  • Nike North America
  • United Way of Frederick County, Inc.

$25,000 to $49,999

  • ADP
  • American Honda Finance Corporation
  • Anonymous
  • B.A. & Esther Greenheck Foundation
  • City of New Albany
  • Community Foundation of Frederick County MD, Inc.
  • Conagra Brands Foundation
  • Davis Love III Foundation Inc.
  • Fore!Kids Foundation, Inc.
  • The Grayfox Trust
  • Jackson National Life Insurance Company
  • The Junior League of Houston, Inc.
  • The Kahlert Foundation, Inc.
  • KFC, Inc.
  • Northwestern University
  • The Oosthuizen Family Foundation
  • Charl & Rosalind Schwartzel
  • Swinging with Purpose, Inc.
  • The Thunderbirds
  • Tyson Foods
  • Unbridled Charitable Foundation, Inc.
  • United Way Lee County
  • UPS Foundation
  • UPS Jacksonville Employees
  • The Vitamin Shoppe
  • Walmart Foundation
  • Washington Christian Outreach
  • Zurich North America

$15,000 to $24,999

  • A Recipe to End Hunger and Need, Inc.
  • Allstate
  • AMC Cares
  • American Family Mutual Insurance Company
  • Arby’s Foundation
  • Arizona Association of School Business Officials Conference
  • AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
  • Bandujo Advertising & Design
  • Bank of America
  • Bellevue Heights United Methodist Church
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • The Bridge Fund, Inc.
  • Cargill Incorporated
  • Cisco
  • Randall Cobb
  • Commerce Casino
  • Connexus Credit Union
  • Covenant United Methodist Church
  • Father Fred Foundation
  • Frederick County, Maryland
  • Heaven Hill
  • Hope For The Future, Inc.
  • Hosts Global
  • Huron Valley Optimist Club
  • Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation
  • The Kay Family Foundation
  • The League Club, Inc.
  • Leelanau Christian Neighbors, Inc.
  • Deborah Lindsay
  • Midwest Presort Service
  • Mountain Christian Church
  • Norfolk Area United Way, Inc.
  • NXT Capital, LLC
  • Parkview Health
  • PGA TOUR Wives Association, Inc.
  • Republic Bank Foundation, Inc.
  • The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation
  • Steve Stricker American Family
  • SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc.
  • Sysco Corporation
  • T.A. Solberg Co., Inc.
  • Jim and Evelyn Unger
  • United Way of Morgan County
  • Whirlpool Corporation

 $10,000 to $14,999

  • Anonymous
  • Aon Corporation
  • Ascension
  • Ausherman Family Foundation, Inc.
  • Bell Gate Farm
  • Brighter Days Foundation
  • The Cameron Heyward Foundation, Inc.
  • Chicago Community Trust
  • ColorMasters, Inc.
  • Comcast
  • Compass Consulting Group, Inc.
  • The Cottage Bridge Foundation
  • Tilden Cummings, Jr.
  • Darcars Toyota of Frederick
  • Joe and Nancy DePippo
  • The Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Foundation
  • Edlong Dairy Technologies
  • Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust
  • ELMS Foundation
  • The Emmy Lou Tompkins Foundation
  • The Family Alliance Foundation
  • Gillian Flynn and Brett Nolan
  • Frazier-Joy Family Foundation
  • Fred B. And Opal S. Woosley Foundation
  • Gannett Foundation, Michigan.com and Detroit Free Press
  • General Motors Foundation
  • Genghis Grill
  • George L Shields Foundation, Inc.
  • Gratis Foundation
  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Inc.
  • Justin, Chrishell, and Bella Hartley
  • Jody and Timothy Henkel
  • IPA Foundation
  • John & Eileen Doherty Foundation
  • The Kirchhofer Family
  • Kovatch Family Charitable Fund
  • Limestone Title & Escrow, LLC
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyer’s Charities
  • Louisville Parks Foundation
  • Kendall Meijer
  • The Miraglia Family Advised Fund at Stark Community Foundation
  • Monsanto (Bayer) Fund
  • Mount Vernon Community School PTA
  • Name Bubbles
  • New Spirit Lutheran Church
  • Patricia J. Parsons
  • The Patricia Crown Family
  • PGA TOUR, Inc.
  • Ponte Vedra United Methodist Church
  • Republic Bank
  • Saints Francis & Clare Catholic Church
  • Slovenian Savings & Loan Association
  • Southwest Florida Roofing Contractors Association
  • St. Luke’s United Methodist Church
  • St. Vincent dePaul Church
  • Sysco Louisville, Inc.
  • Texas Capital Bank
  • TIAA
  • Town Pump Charitable Foundation
  • Trinity Episcopal Church
  • Union County Health Department
  • United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County
  • Valero Energy Foundation
  • Vizient
  • Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

$5,000 to $9,999

  • 3M Foundation
  • AASA
  • ABRH, LLC
  • ASCM
  • Doris Adams
  • Adams County Common Pleas Court
  • Aidlin Foundation
  • Akron-Newstead Rotary Club
  • ALDI, INC.
  • Alliance Financial Group of Central & South Florida, LLC
  • Anonymous (2)
  • Arlanxeo USA LLC
  • Arlington Lions Club Inc.
  • Arthrex, Inc.
  • Bill Ash
  • Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM)
  • AT&T Byron Nelson-Astellas
  • August Jackson
  • Avenu Insights and Analytics
  • Barraco and Associates, Inc.
  • Bedrock Community Church
  • Bella Coppia, LLC
  • Carol Bellis
  • BJ’s Charitable Foundation
  • BMW Championship
  • BNY Mellon Community Partnership
  • Colleen and Steve Bohn
  • Alexander Brayton
  • Bridgestone PGA Tournament
  • Cadiz Veterans, Inc.
  • California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO)
  • Calvary Episcopal Church of Ashland, Inc.
  • Cape Coral Community Foundation, Inc.
  • Louise Carmichael
  • Catholic Daughters of the Americas
  • Center Line Public Schools
  • Central Christian Church
  • Rex Chamberlain
  • Champions for Education, Inc.
  • Charity Guild of Johns Creek Inc.
  • Chicago Association of Realtors
  • Children’s Healthcare Charity, Inc.
  • Christ Episcopal Church of Dearborn
  • The Church of the Holy Trinity
  • CNA
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • Coldwell Banker McMahan Co
  • Columbus Fall River Food Pantry
  • COMBS Consulting Group
  • The Community Christian Church
  • Community Financial Credit Union
  • Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley
  • Community Foundation of Wabash County
  • Converse Church of Christ
  • Copperhead Charities
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Cyber Pros LLC
  • Dave’s Fresh Marketplace Management, Inc.
  • David R. and Cheryl L. Venarge Fund Delaplaine Foundation, Inc.
  • Delta Dental of California and Affiliates
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • Dennis Management Co., LLC
  • The Denver Foundation
  • Denver Health Foundation
  • Dicks Sportings Goods Open
  • Dimond Family Foundation
  • Fidelitone
  • George & Barbara Diver
  • Dublin City Schools
  • Eagles for Children Inc.
  • East Central Association of Realtors
  • Lori and Johnnie Ellis
  • Stephanie and Keola Elobt
  • Emergent BioSolutions
  • The Emma and Georgina Bloomberg Foundation
  • ERC, Jacksonville
  • Evangelical Free Church
  • Evans Scholars Foundation
  • Eversheds Sutherland LLP
  • Karen F. Exline
  • Factory Connection LLC
  • Annette Feld
  • First Assembly of God of Mansfield OH
  • First Baptist Church
  • First Christian Church
  • First United Methodist Church
  • First United Methodist Church of Guntersville
  • Flexera
  • Florida Blue Foundation
  • Florida Southwest Chapter CSI
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Forrest T. Jones & Company
  • Foundation For Educ Excellence
  • Frederick County Association of Realtors, Inc.
  • Genesis Open
  • Glick Companies, LLC
  • The Golf Village Church, Inc.
  • Good Shepherd United Methodist Church
  • Graham Holdings
  • Greater Green Bay YMCA, Inc.
  • Greater Hartford Community Foundation, Inc.
  • Greeneview Board of Education
  • Hand and Stone Franchise Corp
  • Harrison County General Health Dept.
  • Herbert H and Barbara C Dow Foundation
  • Augusta Brown Holland
  • Honda Classic
  • Hostess Brands
  • Howard Chapel Ridgeville
  • Incipio Workforce Solutions
  • Initial Outfitters, Inc.
  • Inovalon
  • Ubong E. Ituen
  • JAX Cares Foundation, Inc.
  • JAX Refrigeration, Inc.
  • John Deere Classic
  • John and Orlena Marsh Foundation
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Johnson & Sons Paving LLC
  • Jonathan B Bredin Private Foundation
  • Jr. Davis Construction Co., Inc.
  • Junior League of Lehigh Valley, Inc.
  • Kane County Cougars Foundation
  • The Kaufmann Foundation
  • Ross and Erin Kerr
  • Mark and Jeannette Kleine
  • Kroger
  • Diane M. Kroll
  • Richard and Stacey L. Kyle
  • L&N Federal Credit Union
  • LaGrange County Chamber of Commerce
  • Mark and Jennifer A. Lamkin
  • Lamkin Wealth Management LLC
  • Denise A. Lazar
  • Leff Family Foundation
  • Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.
  • LivCor LLC
  • Lucky’s Market
  • Steve Mallein
  • The Manistee United Methodist Church
  • Manna, Inc.
  • Matan Companies, LLLP
  • James P. McDonough
  • Medifast
  • Memorial Tournament
  • Menasha Corporation Foundation
  • Middletown Christian Church
  • Midwest CFC
  • Richard and Gloria Milanowski
  • Millcraft
  • Susan and Jay Monahan
  • Muirfield Village Golf Club
  • Naples Gulfshore Sunset Rotary Club Foundation, Inc.
  • NBA Cares
  • Norman V. Noltemeyer
  • Nora Roberts Foundation
  • Norfolk Iron & Metal Co.
  • THE NORTHERN TRUST
  • Nutra Blend, LLC
  • Gia and Patrick O’Keefe
  • Beverly J. Orndorf
  • OSI Group LLC
  • Arnold Palmer Invitational
  • Palogix Supply Chain Services, LLC
  • Piedmont Triad Charitable Foundation
  • Pincus Family Foundation
  • Pittsburgh Childrens Foundation, Inc.
  • The Players Championship
  • The Pointe
  • Powerhouse Gym & Family Fitness Center
  • Protiviti, Inc.
  • The Quinton B & Beverly H McNew Foundation, Inc.
  • RBC Heritage
  • Radley Run Country Club, Inc.
  • Raymond Foundation
  • Regions Bank
  • Regions Tradition
  • Christine Reitz
  • The Rhonda S. Zinner Foundation
  • Rocket Giving Fund
  • Rocky Community Improvement Fund
  • Rocket Mortgage Classic
  • Rotary Club of Southern Frederick Co
  • Cynthia and Daniel Ryan
  • Safeway Open
  • Salesforce
  • Franca and Jeffrey Schneider
  • Schneider Electric North American Foundation
  • Scott And Elena Colosi Charitable Fund
  • Scott Fischer Charities, Inc.
  • Share Our Strength
  • Linda H. Sherrer
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children Open
  • Signature Healthcare
  • SpartanNash Foundation
  • St. John’s Cathedral Church, Jacksonville
  • St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church
  • St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church Thee Brotherhood
  • Matthew E. Steinmetz
  • Stephenson Family Gift Fund
  • Stratton Foundation
  • The Stuart Charitable Foundation
  • Sunstar Americas, Inc.
  • Surgical Associates, S.C.
  • T&K Harrington, LLC
  • TaxSlayer Gator Bowl
  • Kent Taylor
  • Mark Taylor
  • Think Jerky
  • The Thunderbirds
  • Tiger Woods Foundation
  • TJX Foundation
  • Travelers Championship
  • Trustmark National Bank
  • United Business Technologies
  • Ramona and Dan Ustian
  • Valero Texas Open
  • ValMark Global Gift Fund
  • Valpar Championship
  • Wabash County United Fund, Inc.
  • Jennifer Walker
  • Barbara and Terry Watkins
  • Jocelyn Watkins
  • Waste Management Phoenix Open
  • Wells Fargo Championship
  • Krist and Laura Werling
  • West Bay Community Charitable Foundation, Inc.
  • The West, Inc.
  • Wildly Fit LLC
  • Will Davis Elementary PTA
  • William J. Clancy Foundation
  • Witch’s Hat Brewing Co. LLC
  • Woodmen of the World
  • Wyndham Championship