Kids holding up bags of food 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! Learn More Kid dressed as a Spartan As we near the holiday season, we want to recognize the volunteers, teachers, parents, and anyone working to remove Do You Know a Warrior for Kids? barriers, like childhood hunger, and making a difference in the lives of kids. And we need your help! Nominate a Warrior Today! Giving Tuesday Save the Date Be a Warrior for Kids this Giving Tuesday by setting up a Facebook fundraiser to provide weekend food for kids who might Start a Facebook Fundraiser this Giving Tuesday otherwise go hungry. Raise $200 or more and receive a free Alex and Ani 'Be a Warrior' bracelet. Pledge Your Support Photo of girls picking up food bags 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 Picture of smiling kids 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 Photo of Waukesha Volunteers Consider the following ways to get involved with Blessings in a Backpack and Local Give Back Opportunities support the Waukesha County Chapter. Get Involved Photo of Waukesha Volunteers 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
We're feeding the kids in Waukesha County this weekend!

Our Impact During the 2019/20 School Year

64600
Hunger-free weekends
310
Volunteers
1000
Donors
26
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For $130 you can help us feed a child every weekend of the school year.
Organize a Facebook fundraiser to feed the kids in your community.
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