2020 Kids T-Shirt Design Contest
Calling all artists 12 and under! We invite YOU to design Blessings in a Backpack’s next t-shirt.
Download and print an entry form
For every entry submitted, Spartan Kids Foundation will donate $20 to Blessings in a Backpack.
For millions of American Children, School = Food
COVID-19 school closures have taught us that school is more than reading, writing, and arithmetic.
It's a place where kids feel safe and secure and have access to meals during the week.
Help ensure kids have food on the weekends too
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?
Blessings in a Backpack strives to ensure children do not go hungry on the weekends by empowering individuals, partners, and communities to take action. Changing hearts, creating opportunities, strengthening families