Monthly Newsletter | April 2020
Fast Facts:

Blessings has distributed over 100,000 bags of food nationwide since COVID-19 school closures.

As little as $4 will help provide one Blessings in a Backpack bag of food for a hungry child while schools are closed.
COVID-19 Response:

The current public health emergency has highlighted just how vulnerable 11 million food-insecure children are. Typically, these kids rely on the food that schools provide during the week and Blessings in a Backpack food on the weekends. Now, kids are in need of our help when schools are closed. Read our COVID-19 Response Effort.
Core News:
What's Ahead:
Humorology will be presenting a check to Blessings in a Backpack on Instagram Live on May 1 at 5pET. Money raised from this event, which was sadly canceled because of COVID-19, will start a Blessings in a Backpack program in Madison, Wis.
Mother's Day is May 10, and thanks to our friends at Alex and Ani, you can donate to Blessings in a Backpack and we will mail your Mom a "Mom" bangle. Click here to give in honor of your Mom!
In response to the COVID-19 health emergency, #GivingTuesday has created a special “global day of giving and unity" that will take place on May 5. Blessings is participating and we'd love your support! Click here to start a Facebook Fundraiser.
Good Apples:
KFC Partners with Blessings in a Backpack to Feed Kids

KFC donates $400,000 to feed children nationwide who are unable to receive school meals due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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In response to the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic affecting families and children, 20% of profits from all sales on KKWFRAGRANCE.COM from April 15th – May 5th will be donated to Blessings in a Backpack.

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Take Action INC and Blessings Feed Kids in NW Oregon

When Michael and Janet Huber discovered kids in NW Oregon were stuffing tater tots in their pockets to take home on the weekends, they started Take Action INC to feed kids in their community. Now, they’re joining forces with Blessings in a Backpack!

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PGA TOUR's Matt Wallace Donates to Blessings in a Backpack

Matt Wallace donates half his share of the purse from THE PLAYERS Championship to Blessings in a Backpack's First Coast Chapter, wanting to do his part to help one of the local charities that usually would benefit from the event.

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Kingmade Jerky Donates Jerky to Blessings Programs

Kingmade Jerky is donating over $100,000 of beef jerky to 5,000 children around the nation, in partnership with 15 PGA TOUR player sponsored Blessings in a Backpack programs.

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Related Affordable Foundation Feed Kids on the Weekends

Related Affordable Foundation is partnering with Blessings in a Backpack to feed kids on the weekends in Austin, Texas, Los Angeles and Oakland, Calif. and Harlem, N.Y.

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