VP Harris Highlights the Work of Blessings
In an interview with USA Today, Vice President Kamala Harris highlights Blessings First Coast partner
Duval County School District and our work at Blessings in a Backpack.
Watch the Interview
Volunteer Appreciation Week
Blessings in a Backpack celebrates its volunteers—whose passion and commitment to feeding
the kids in local communities are what drives our mission.
Show your appreciation to our volunteers
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.