We're feeding the kids in Chicago this weekend!

Our Impact During the 2020/21 School Year

Hunger-free weekends

Why Get Involved?

How To Help?

For $130 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

Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry’s mobile pantry drive-thru in Crest Hill October 16

Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry’s mobile pantry will be host to a drive-thru giveaway Saturday, October 16, from 10 a.m. to noon at White Oak Library parking lot in Crest Hill.

“Do It Yourself” 5K Walk/Run

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.

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!


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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