Blessings in a Backpack

Blessings in a Backpack
Providing weekend nourishment to school children on the Federal Free and Reduced Meal Program. Serving Kankakee River Valley Communities.
Non-profit
Kankakee County Only
Robert Bushey Jr., Program Director

Services

Food Assistance

Providing Weekend Nourishment to School Children on the Federal Free and Reduced Meal Program for just $100 per student per year. Volunteers assemble backpacks, distributed weekly, including ready-to-eat, kid-friendly, nutritious, non-perishable and easy-to-prepare food items. They distribute the bags to the schools, pick up grocery orders, stock and organize the pantry, help with fundraising and creating public awareness.
Last Updated: 09/20/2020 at 06:30 PM