Find all of the fun, virtual activities we have planned for Blessings Week, September 13–17. Activities this
National Blessings in a Backpack Week!
week include a Photo-a-Day Challenge and much more!
important school supply
Because when kids have enough food, they do better in school. This back-to-school season,
For a lot of kids, food is their most
donate to help us feed the kids on the weekends. $130 will feed a child for one school year.
Some people think the most important school supplies come in colorful boxes.
Who Will Feed The Kids in Waukesha County?
Some kids have a different idea.
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It is estimated that there are now 15,000 kids 17 and under in our community who started school this year not knowing where
Be a Classroom Champion!
their next meal is coming from. Become a Classroom Champion and to help these children have food to eat on the weekends!
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
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
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How does Blessings in a Backpack work?
Blessings Week 2021
Every day of Blessings in a Backpack Week, September 13–17, we will provide a word for our Photo-a-Day Challenge—use the prompts and post a picture. Plus, more ways to get involved and share our mission during the week!