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One in five American children face food insecurity - more than the populations of New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago combined. During the school week, most of these children depend on the federal free and reduced meal program their school offers. Sometimes, the meals at school are the only ones they get. When the school closes it doors on Friday afternoon, many of these children go home to empty cupboards and empty bellies for 65 hours until they return to school on Monday morning. Who will feed them this weekend?

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A Night of Southern Charm to Benefit Blessings

For the fifth year in a row, Blessings in a Backpack is thrilled and grateful to be the primary beneficiary of the high profile and glamorous Unbridled Eve Gala, founded in 2011 by sisters Tonya York Dees and Tammy York Day.

Our Partners

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

  • Walmart
  • Meijer
  • Cigna
  • Alex and Ani
  • The Dale Jr Foundation
  • Bobby Nichols Fiddlesticks Charity Foundation
  • Kate & Justin Rose Foundation
  • Delta Dental

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