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

Moving Around in our Community

Local Fare Jax and UPS demonstrate their ongoing commitment to the Blessings in a Backpack First Coast Chapter.

Safety Patrol students at Woodland Acres help with Blessings program

Woodland Acres Elementary School’s dedicated fifth-grade safety patrol ensures that 300 Blessings food bags are distributed every Friday, bringing smiles and joy to their fellow students.

UF college students help Clay County school

College students from the University of Florida’s National Association of Black Accountants, led by Jasmine Crockett, secured a donation from Crowe LLP to provide extra food bags and handwritten notes to students at Swimming Pen Elementary School over spring break.

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