Every Friday, 29% of Frederick County students — that’s more than 13,300 kids 18 and under — leave school uncertain if they will have enough food to eat over the weekend. That’s 65 hours without proper nutrition and an empty belly! The food provided by Blessings in a Backpack offers a greater opportunity for these children to return to school better prepared to participate and learn. We currently serve 4,200 children in 30 local schools.
As little as $130 will feed a child every weekend for one school year!
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