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

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!

2021 Blessings in a Backpack Classic

The Blessings in a Backpack Classic is August 23, 2021. Support raised during the 2021 Classic will be used to provide hunger-free weekends for kids in Chicagoland.

More than $7,900 Donated in Honor of World Hunger Day to Feed Kids This Summer

More than $7,900 was donated to provide hunger-free weekends for 500 kids in Chicago over the summer through Blessings community 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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