We're feeding First Coast kids this weekend!

Our impact during the 2020/21 school year

Hunger-free weekends
Program locations
Volunteer Hours

Why Get Involved?

How To Help?

For $130 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

More than $9,800 Donated in Honor of World Hunger Day to Feed Kids This Summer

More than $9,800 was donated to provide hunger-free weekends for 600 kids in Jacksonville over the summer through Blessings community partners.

Spartan Kids Foundation Matching $3,000 in Blessings First Coast Donations on World Hunger Day

The Spartan Kids Foundation will support Blessings First Coast this World Hunger Day by matching all donations made May 24 through May 28, up to $3,000!

Atlantic Beach Youth Council’s Blessings in a Backpack wins state honor

“This project made me realize that you never know someone’s struggles but showed how much of an impact we can make as a group when we put our minds to it.”

Our Partners

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

  • Jim & Tabitha Furyk Foundation
  • Florida Blue Foundation
  • The Charitable Foundation of JAX Refrigeration
  • UPS Foundation
  • TaxSlayer
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Lucky's Market