Start a Facebook Fundraiser this Giving Tuesday
So, you want to help feed kids this Giving Tuesday? Create a Facebook fundraiser to provide weekend food for kids who might
otherwise go hungry. Raise $200 or more and receive a free Blessings in a Backpack Tervis tumbler.
Gifts that Give Back
Just in time for the holidays! We've partnered with Bloom to create limited-edition, ultra-soft Blessings
in a Backpack socks! Every purchase goes directly to feeding kids on the weekends in Florida's First Coast.
Shop our socks!
For a lot of kids, food is their most
Because when kids have enough food, they do better in school. This back-to-school season,
donate to help us feed the kids on the weekends. $120 will feed a child for one school year.
important school supply
Welcome New Advisory Board Members
The board is working to bring awareness to child hunger and increase access to weekend meals for
food-insecure children throughout the First Coast.
Meet Our Board
The "My Fresh Companion" program will plant, grow, and bring fresh fruit and healthy snacks
144 to First Coast kids each week!
Nease High School's Pilot Program
Designed to Enhance, Introduce,
Who Will Feed Kids in the First Coast
At Blessings in a Backpack we often ask, "Who will feed the kids this weekend?" But the COVID-19 emergency has caused us
to expand our programs from feeding kids on the weekends, to now serving kids while schools are closed.
Our Response to COVID-19
When Schools Are Closed?
Who will feed the kids this weekend?
90,000 kids in Northeast Florida eat food at school during the week
but struggle with access to food on the weekends. How can you help?
Local Give Back Opportunities
Consider the following ways to get involved with
First Coast Blessings in a Backpack.