Monthly Newsletter | February 2020
Fast Facts:

Three out of four teachers say they have children in their classroom who regularly come to school hungry.

As little as $130 will help us feed one child on the weekends throughout the school year .
January Recap:

What's your New Year's resolution? At Blessings, we want to feed more kids in 2020, and Vitamin Shoppe is helping us do just that! On January 5, Vitamin Shoppe donated $5 for every social media post using the hashtag #NationalKetoDay.

The campaign raised a whopping $25,000 in support of Blessings in a Backpack.
What's Ahead:

March 14:
 Louisville, Ky.

March 15:

April 16, 17, and 18:
Madison, Wis.
Core News:
Good Apples:
Blessings in a Backpack SWFL Is Feeding 5,000 Children...

How do you feed 5,000 school children who otherwise might go hungry on the weekends? Blessings in a Backpack SWFL knows the answer: awareness to a need and open hearts.

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Let's Feeding Hearts & Bellies Together

Thanks to our friends at Alex and Ani, individuals who donate $130, or raise $130 or more with a Facebook fundraiser, will receive a free ‘Because I Love You’ bangle as a thank you! Offer valid through Feb. 21, 2020, or while supplies last.

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A Small Gift Makes a Big Impact

Three-year-old Genevieve was surprised to learn that some kids didn't have enough food and wanted to help those kids. Between Christmas 2018 and 2019, she dutifully collected coins to put in her piggy bank and donated to Blessings in a Backpack,...

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Thank You to Our Donors :
Reflects giving from October 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019.
$100,000 and Up
$75,000 to $99,999
Larry and Susan Patrick

$50,000 to $74,999
The Dale Jr. Foundation
The Glass Charitable Foundation

$25,000 to $49,999
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Barrington Children's Charities
The Christopher Family Foundation
Fore!Kids Foundation, Inc.
HMS Host Foundation
Related Affordable Foundation
Trager Family Foundation, Inc.
Tyson Foods
United Way of Frederick County, Inc.
Whole Foods Market

$15,000 to $24,999
Randall Cobb
Tilden Cummings, Jr.
Eagles for Children, Inc.
Irvin F. and Alice S. Etscorn Charitable Foundation
Jim and Tabitha Furyk Foundation, Inc.
The Kay Family Foundation
The Gratis Foundation
Latin Women's Initiative
Deborah Lindsay
Liqui-Box Corporation
Meijer, Inc.
Mary Lou Trautwein-Lamkin
Jim and Evelyn Unger
United Parcel Service - Jacksonville Giving
United Parcel Service - Jacksonville Employees
Fred B. And Opal S. Woosley Foundation

$10,000 to $14,999
ALDI, Inc.
Bellevue Heights United Methodist Church
Charter NEX Films
Chicago Public Schools
The Roy and Skeeter Davis Family Foundation
Delaplaine Foundation, Inc.
Father Fred Foundation
Faxon Family of Providence
Frazier-Joy Family Foundation
Gratis Foundation
The GVTC Foundation, Inc.
Holy Name Cathedral
Huron Valley Optimist Club
Jody and Timothy Henkel
Molex, LLC
Mountain Christian Church
New York Mets Foundation, Inc.
Ryan's Ark Incorporated
St Mark African Methodist Episcopal
Stark Community Foundation
Steve Stricker American Family
Susan and Jay Monahan
Sysco Louisville, Inc.
Turn Key Events, LLC
Valero Energy Foundation
Walmart Foundation