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.
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?
Follow us on social media and subscribe to our quarterly e-newsletter.
How does Blessings in a Backpack work?
Blessings Week 2021
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!