Give for Good Louisville is September 17, and we are asking you to support us in our efforts to feed kids on the weekends!
Our goal is to raise $50,000 in only 24 hours and, for every dollar donated, Delta Dental will include one toothbrush with a
Blessings bag of food!
Join us for Give for Good Louisville
Find all of the fun, virtual activities we have planned for Blessings Week, September 13–17. Activities this
week include a Photo-a-Day Challenge and much more!
National Blessings in a Backpack Week!
important school supply
Because when kids have enough food, they do better in school. This back-to-school season, donate to help us feed the
kids on the weekends. $120 will feed a child for one school year.
For a lot of kids, food is their most
'Give Back' Through Blessings in a Backpack
LouCity FC, Racing Louisville FC Team up to
Joining the pros, UofL athletics teams and Kroger employees packed 400 bags of food for the kids at
Engelhard Elementary School.
Whether kids were in the physical or virtual classroom, we continued to feed children on the weekends
thanks to supporters like you!
Read our Impact Report
Our impact during the 2020/21 school year
Who Will Feed the Kids This Weekend?
60,000 kids in Louisville eat meals at school during the week but struggle with access to food
on the weekends. How can you help?
Local Give Back Opportunities
Consider the following ways to get involved with Blessings in a Backpack
and support local businesses that benefit the Louisville Chapter.
Blessings Started Right Here in Louisville
Blessings in a Backpack is feeding more than
But did you know it began in Louisville?
87,000 kids across America every weekend.
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How does Blessings in a Backpack work?
Give for Good Louisville: Delta Dental of Kentucky to donate 10,000 toothbrushes
The iconic 24-hours of local philanthropy, hosted by the Community Foundation of Louisville, will kick off on Friday, September 17, beginning at 12 a.m. and running through 11:59 p.m. During this time, Delta Dental of Kentucky will contribute one toothbrush for every $1 donated to the Blessings in a Backpack Louisville Chapter, up to 10,000 toothbrushes.
Every day of Blessings in a Backpack Week, September 13–17, we will provide a word for our Photo-a-Day Challenge—use the prompts and post a picture. Plus, more ways to get involved and share our mission during the week!
Seniors fill backpacks for children facing food insecurity
Seniors from the Dominion Senior Living of Louisville celebrated World Senior Citizen’s Day, which is Aug. 21, by packing 100 backpacks with cereal, meals, masks, and more. It marked a year-long partnership between Dominion Senior Living and Blessings in a Backpack.