Photo of girls picking up food bags 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 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
Program Locations

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How To Help?

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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