For millions of American Children, School = Food
COVID-19 school closures have taught us that school is more than reading, writing, and arithmetic.
It's a place where kids feel safe and secure and have access to meals during the week.
Help ensure kids have food on the weekends too
Who Will Feed Kids in SWFL
At Blessings in a Backpack we often 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
Our response to COVID-19
When Schools Are Closed?
while schools are closed.
Our Impact During 19/20 School Year
With the help of amazing partners, we were able to feed more children than ever before
AND help kids while schools are closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read our Impact Report
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.
Blessings in a Backpack strives to ensure children do not go hungry on the weekends by empowering individuals, partners, and communities to take action. Changing hearts, creating opportunities, strengthening families