Volunteer Appreciation Week
April 18–22, Blessings in a Backpack will celebrate its volunteers—whose passion and commitment
Show your appreciation to our volunteers
to feeding the kids in local communities are what drives our mission.
Who Will Feed Kids in Chicago
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 to expand our programs from feeding kids on the weekends, to now serving kids while schools are closed.
Our Response to COVID-19
Our Impact During 19/20 School Year
With the help of amazing partners, we were able to feed more children than ever before
Read our Impact Report
AND help kids while schools are closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Local Give Back Opportunities
Consider the following ways to get involved with the Chicago Chapter of Blessings in a Backpack.
Who will feed the kids this weekend?
290,000 kids in Greater Chicago eat meals at school during the week but struggle
with access to food on the weekends. How can you help?