We're feeding First Coast kids this weekend!

Our impact during the 2022/23 school year

Hunger-free weekends
Program locations
Volunteer Hours

Why Get Involved?

How To Help?

For $150, 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

My Cause, My Cleats supports Blessings in a Backpack

Tune in on Monday, Dec. 4 for the Jaguars vs. Bengals game to see Darious Williams sport Blessings branded cleats.

Nemours Children’s Health and Jim & Tabitha Furyk Foundation Partner to Make this School Year Hunger-Free for First Coast Kids

Nemours Children’s Health, Jacksonville and the Jim & Tabitha Furyk Foundation have partnered to make a donation that clears a years-long waiting list at existing Blessings in a Backpack schools with a critical need.

Nemours & Blessings in a Backpack deliver hundreds of healthy weekend meals to local school children

Nemours Children’s Heath has partnered with Blessings in a Backpack for a fifth year to deliver healthy meals to children in Duval County Schools.

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