We're feeding the kids in Chicago this weekend!

Our Impact During the 2022/23 School Year

Hunger-free weekends

Why Get Involved?

How To Help?

For $160 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

Blessings in a Backpack Partners with Empowerment Club

With over 30 volunteers, 500 bags of food were packed in just one hour for kids in the Chicagoland area.

Kids Helping Kids in Chicago

Alphonsus Academy partners with local schools to help 75 kids through DIY 5K fundraisers and monthly food packing, while AACA graduates continue Blessings programs in Chicago high schools, including St. Ignatius College Prep, supporting 86 kids in Cabrini Row public housing.

The Smith Family’s Journey of Feeding 150+ Kids in Long Grove

In their Long Grove garage, the Smith family’s journey from packing meals by hand to feeding over 150 kids, and their vision to expand their impact, reveals the power of community-driven change.


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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