COVID-19 school closures have taught us that school is more than reading, writing, and arithmetic.
For millions of American Children, School = Food
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
At Blessings in a Backpack, we often ask, "Who will feed the kids this weekend?" But the COVID-19 emergency has caused us
Who will feed the kids when schools are closed?
to expand our programs from feeding kids on only the weekends, to now serving kids while schools are closed.
Blessings' Response to COVID-19
Calling all artists 12 and under! We invite YOU to design Blessings in a Backpack’s next t-shirt.
2020 Kids T-Shirt Design Contest
For every entry submitted, Spartan Kids Foundation will donate $20 to Blessings in a Backpack.
Download and print an entry form
Founded in 2012 with one school and 25 students, the Waukesha County Chapter is now
Who Will Feed the Kids This Weekend?
feeding 1,700 kids every weekend of the school year.
Learn About Our Chapter
Consider the following ways to get involved with Blessings in a Backpack and
Local Give Back Opportunities
support the Waukesha County Chapter.
With the help of amazing partners, we were able to feed more children than ever before
Our Impact During the 19/20 School Year
AND help kids while schools were closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read Our Impact Report