We're feeding First Coast kids this weekend!

Our impact during the 2021/22 school year

Hunger-free weekends
Program locations
Volunteer Hours

Why Get Involved?

How To Help?

For $125, 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

Nemours Children’s Health Tees Up support for Blessings in a Backpack at THE PLAYERS Championship with the Jim & Tabitha Furyk Foundation

Nemours sponsored the ‘Kids Zone’ at THE PLAYERS Championship this year, and they hosted a packing event for Blessings in a Backpack! Jim and Tabitha Furyk, longtime Blessings supporters, and R. Lawrence Moss, MD, the president and CEO of Nemours, stopped by to pack food for kids.

AICVB Helps Kids at Hilliard Elementary

The Amelia Island Convention & Visitors Bureau, in partnership with the Amelia Island Tourist Development Council, the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl and the First Coast Blessings in a Backpack joined together Feb. 16…

Notre Dame Players Fill Backpacks With Food for Children Ahead of Gator Bowl

Ahead of the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl, the Fighting Irish football team helped fight weekend hunger for hundreds of children in Northeast Florida living with food insecurity.

Our Partners

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

  • Florida Blue Foundation
  • UPS Foundation
  • TaxSlayer
  • Lucky's Market