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

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.

Gamecock Football Team Gives Back to First Coast Kids Ahead of Gator Bowl

Leading up to the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl, the South Carolina football team scored 500 hunger-free weekends for First Coast kids. The event will help hundreds of local children living with food insecurity.

Gamecock football team gives back to kids in need ahead of Gator Bowl

The South Carolina Gamecocks joined Blessings in a Backpack to provide meals for kids across the First Coast.

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