We're feeding the kids in Chicago this weekend!

Our Impact During the 2021/22 School Year

Hunger-free weekends

Why Get Involved?

How To Help?

For $150 you can help us feed a child every weekend of the school year.
Organize a Facebook fundraiser to feed the kids in your community.
Volunteer your time or talent to support a local Blessings program.
Follow us on social media and subscribe to our quarterly e-newsletter.

How does Blessings in a Backpack work?

Local Stories

KFC and Blessings in a Backpack are Sharing Meals and Spreading Joy This Holiday Season

The KFC Sharemobile, a holiday-edition charitable food truck, will be making stops at schools in Chicago, Orlando, and Houston in December to share KFC family meals and special gifts for families who receive Blessings in a Backpack.

KFC ‘Sharemobile’ + Blessings in a Backpack spread joy in Chicago

On December 5, the KFC Sharemobile brightened spirits in Chicago’s Brighton Park neighborhood. When Shields Elementary students left school on December 5, a special after-school treat awaited them.

Giving Tuesday Recap: Thank You for Feeding Kids in Chicago This Year

A big, heartfelt THANK YOU to all who supported Blessings in a Backpack Chicago Chapter on Giving Tuesday. Thank you for donating, sharing our mission, and caring for our kids. You are appreciated more than you know!


We would like to give many thanks to our Chicago Chapter Lead Partners listed below, without which this program would not be possible.

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