We're feeding the kids in Frederick this weekend!

Our Impact During the 2020/21 School Year

87587
Hunger-free weekends
3100
Kids Served
3700
Volunteer Hours
27
Program Locations

Why Get Involved?

How To Help?

For $120 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.
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How does Blessings in a Backpack work?

Local Stories

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!

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!

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.