Volunteer distributing food 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! Find a Location Near You Food Distribution Schedule Volunteer distributing food bags At Blessings in a Backpack we ask, "Who will feed the kids this weekend?" But the COVID-19 emergency has caused us to expand our programs from feeding kids on the weekends, to now serving kids while schools are closed. Schools Are Closed? Our COVID-19 Response Effort Who Will Feed the Kids in Frederick When Giving Tuesday Save the Date Consider the following ways to get involved with the Frederick Chapter of Blessings in a Backpack. Get Involved Local Give Back Opportunities Picture of smiling kids 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? Donate Now Who Will Feed the Kids This Weekend?
We're feeding the kids in Frederick this weekend!

Our Impact During the 2019/2020 School Year

Hunger-free weekends
Kids Served
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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We would like to give many thanks to our National Partners listed below, without which this program would not be possible.