Register for the "Do It Yourself" 5K
The "Do It Yourself" 5K run/walk can be done on your own time, at your own pace, and in your own place!
Participate at any time between Saturday, November 6th, and Sunday, November 14th.
Our Impact During 2020/2021 School Year
Whether kids were in the physical or virtual classroom, we continued to feed children on the weekends thanks to
Read our Impact Report
supporters like you!
important school supply
For a lot of kids, food is their most
Because when kids have enough food, they do better in school. This back-to-school season,
donate to help us feed the kids on the weekends. $130 will feed a child for one school year.
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?
The “Do It Yourself” 5K is a 5K walk/run done on your own time, at your own pace, and in your own place. You can participate any time between Saturday, November 6, and Sunday, November 14. Read more to register or become a Team Captain or sponsor.
Every day of Blessings in a Backpack Week, September 13–17, we will provide a word for our Photo-a-Day Challenge—use the prompts and post a picture. Plus, more ways to get involved and share our mission during the week!