We're feeding the kids this weekend!

Our impact during the 2019/20 school year

Hunger-free weekends
Schools / Program sites

Why Get Involved?

How To Help?

For $115 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 the SWFL Blessings program by emailing Cecilia@Blessingsinabackpack.org.
Follow us on social media and subscribe to our quarterly e-newsletter.

How does Blessings in a Backpack work?

Local Stories

Blessings in a Backpack’s Cultural Statement

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 and communities, it starts here with us. And you.

“Grab and Go” Meal Pick Up Sites in Southwest Florida

Breakfast and lunch will be served together in a single bag. The meals are free for anyone 18 years of age and under. Each child must be present at the pick-up location to receive a “Grab & Go” bag. The meals will be available for pick-up between 9:00 am and 11:00 am at the following […]

Important Updates from Blessings in a Backpack SWFL

Blessings in a Backpack SWFL COVID-19 Response Effort In these uncertain times, we want to reach out to you about what we are doing here at Blessings in a Backpack to support the children in our programs. As the situation around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, we are doing everything we can to address […]

Our Partners

We would like to give many thanks to our Partners listed below, without which this program would not be possible.