We're feeding the kids this weekend!

Our impact this school year

40968
Hunger-free weekends
300
Volunteers
1338
Kids
35
Program Locations

Why Get Involved?

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.
Volunteer your time or talent to support a local Blessings program.
Follow us on social media and subscribe to our quarterly e-newsletter.

How does Blessings in a Backpack work?

Recent News Stories

Going Back to School and Feeding Kids Despite Rising Food Costs

This school year, we aim to provide 3.5 million hunger-free weekends for kids struggling with food insecurity. Learn more about our plans for this year, including how we will feed kids despite rising food costs.

Portland Timbers and Thorns Players Volunteer With Blessings in a Backpack

Every year, Stand Together Week offers service activities for Timbers and Thorns players to participate in in the Portland metro area. Players and staff volunteered with Blessings in a Backpack this year to pack kid-friendly, healthy, ready-to-eat, shelf-stable food items for local kids.

Feeding Kids in Your Own Backyard

Children shouldn’t spend the summer worrying about going hungry; they should be out playing in the sun. This May, get involved and give back to help feed kids who might otherwise go hungry.

OUR PARTNERS

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

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