Excitement, Not Hunger
A New School Year Should Bring
As stores near you begin stocking rulers, calculators, and colored pencils, may you be
reminded of the most important supply kids need—a full belly.Give Kids Essential Food Supplies
2022–2023 Impact Report
Many challenges—like increased food costs and the end of SNAP emergency allotments for families—were faced
with the passion and dedication of volunteers and supporters. We celebrate the work we accomplished together!
Read our Impact Report
Going Back to School in Style!
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$10 or more to Blessings in a Backpack—while supplies last!
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media. Your support will raise awareness for our mission — providing weekend food for ONE in EIGHT
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children in America who might otherwise go hungry.
Download, cut, take pictures with Even Stephen or Plane Jane, and document your adventures on social
Hurricane Ian Response
Hurricane Ian brought devastation to many parts of Florida. Unfortunately, our Southwest Florida Chapter
was not immune from this destruction.
How can you help?
Who Will Feed the Kids This Weekend?
60,000 children living in Lee and Collier Counties eat meals at school during the week but
struggle with access to food on the weekends. How can you help?
Local Give Back Opportunities
Consider the following ways to get involved with the SWFL Chapter of Blessings in a Backpack.