Blessings in a Backpack
Providing weekend nourishment to school children on the Federal Free and Reduced Meal Program. Serving Kankakee River Valley Communities.
Kankakee County Only
Robert Bushey Jr., Program Director
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: 07/15/2021 at 10:22 AM