We're feeding First Coast kids this weekend!

Our impact during the 2020/21 school year

153825
Hunger-free weekends
5084
Kids
41
Program locations
22513
Volunteer Hours

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?

Local Stories

Delores Barr Weaver Legacy Fund Gives $20,000 Grant to Blessings First Coast

The mission of First Coast Blessings in a Backpack is made achievable through the countless donations and gifts our organization receives each day. In August, we were honored to be named the recipient of a $20,000 gift from the Delores Barr Weaver Legacy Fund at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida. This donation allowed us […]

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!

Student Uses Bar Mitzvah to Fundraise for Blessings First Coast

Marsh Langsam, a student at Bartram Trail High School, decided to use a very eventful moment in his life helping other kids who aren’t as fortunate. During his August 2021 Bar Mitzvah, Marsh hosted a fundraiser for First Coast Blessings which resulted in 170 school supply pouches for local students and $650 towards Hunger Free […]

Our Partners

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

  • Jim & Tabitha Furyk Foundation
  • Florida Blue Foundation
  • The Charitable Foundation of JAX Refrigeration
  • UPS Foundation
  • TaxSlayer
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Lucky's Market

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