We're feeding the kids in Chicago this weekend!

Our Impact During the 2022/23 School Year

211195
Hunger-free weekends
5389
Kids
68
Schools
655
Volunteers

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

Filling the Forgotten School Supply this School Year

This school year, we aim to provide more hunger-free weekends for kids struggling with food insecurity.

Feeding Kids in Your Own Backyard

Children shouldn’t spend the summer worrying about going hungry; they should be out playing in the sun. This May, get involved and give back to help feed kids who might otherwise go hungry.

Kevin Curry of FitMenCook Celebrates Blessings in a Backpack Volunteers

In honor of National Volunteer Month, fitness and foodie blogger Kevin Curry thanks volunteers for helping kids grow!

OUR PARTNERS

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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