For a lot of kids, food is their most important school supply. Because when kids have enough food, they do better in school.
At Blessings in a Backpack, we ensure that kids nationwide have full bellies over the weekend by sending them home on Fridays with backpacks full of satisfying and nutritional food.
There are many ways for you to get involved:
Upcoming EventsSee the upcoming events for the Blessings in a Backpack Frederick Chapter and find out how you can participate.
Backpack AdventuresAre you ready for a backpack adventure? Our friends, Even Stephen and Plane Jane are! They want to travel throughout the United States and spread awareness of the Blessings in
Start a ProgramBe part of the team to end childhood hunger on the weekends. Join us today to become a volunteer program coordinator in Frederick!
Create Note CardsCreate positive note cards with words of encouragement for children to take home over the weekend.
Donate FoodYou can order items from our Amazon wish list, or buy locally, to supplement more filling items on long weekends or school breaks.
Pack Bags of Weekend Food!The Frederick Chapter of Blessings in a Backpack is a volunteer-driven non-profit. We pack bags approximately 3,100 bags each week, and we need your help to make this happen.
Start a Facebook FundraiserSupport our chapter through a Facebook fundraiser. The number of children we can feed is limited only by the financial support we are able to secure.
Pledge Your BirthdayShare your birthday with kids facing food insecurity. Make a difference by asking for hunger-free weekends instead of personal gifts.
Employee Engagement Opportunities
Partner with UsHave a business of service you'd like to share? We believe in creating WIN-WIN relationships, and would be very grateful for your support.
Fill the Backpack CampaignsHost a Virtual Packing Event fundraiser that will help Blessings in a Backpack feed a rapidly growing number of food-insecure kids across the country.
In-Person Packing EventsBlessings in a Backpack is able to coordinate volunteer events at corporate offices or other designated facilities to pack weekend food bags for kids in your community.