Our volunteers distribute food every Friday from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. for children under 18 years old.
Please wear a face mask and practice social distancing!
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important school supply
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.
For a lot of kids, food is their most
Whether kids were in the physical or virtual classroom, we continued to feed children on the weekends thanks to
supporters like you!
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Our impact during the 2020/21 school year
Start saving those nickels, dimes, and quarters and donate this month to make the world
a better place for our local food-insecure kids.
You Can "Be the Change!"
Many children go home from school not sure if they will have food over the weekend.
That's where Blessings in a Backpack comes in to help feed food-insecure children.
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Who Will Feed the Kids in Frederick?
6,300 kids in Frederick County eat meals at school during the week but struggle with access to food on the weekends.
How can you help?
Who Will Feed the Kids This Weekend?
Consider the following ways to get involved with the Frederick Chapter of Blessings in a Backpack.
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How does Blessings in a Backpack work?
Roberto Clemente Foundation Feeds 100 Kids in Pittsburgh
Major League Baseball holds Roberto Clemente Day every year, an event designed to recognize “The Great One” and humanitarian efforts happening around the sport. This year, Blessings in a Backpack was honored to be part of the week leading up to the annual celebration!
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!
Frederick church sweeps shelves of local grocery store, donates items to local charities
Collective Church in Frederick hosted their second annual grocery store buyout where shoppers swept through the aisles of a local Weis Markets grocery store, stocking up on items such as cereal, nonperishables, and other items that can be distributed to community members in need.