We're feeding the kids in Louisville this weekend!

Our impact during the 2022/23 school year

Hunger-free weekends
Volunteer Hours

Why Get Involved?

How To Help?

For $150 you can help us feed a child every weekend of the school year.
Organize a Facebook fundraiser to feed the kids in your community.
Volunteer your time or talent to support a local Blessings program.
Follow us on social media and subscribe to our quarterly e-newsletter.

How does Blessings in a Backpack work?

Local Stories

Daughter Continues Mom’s Legacy of Helping Others

Kaela Hammerstrom Combs continues her mother’s legacy by working with Blessings in a Backpack, distributing bags of food to students in need every Friday, ensuring they have nourishment over the weekend.

Blessings in a Backpack Partners With Unbridled Charitable Foundation for Third Annual “Unbridled Afternoon” for Louisville Students

Unbridled Afternoon included activities such as celebrity meet-and-greets, petting zoo, hot air balloon, and stick-horse races, bringing the Derby spirit to the students in a kid-friendly way.

‘So much more than winning games:’ Coach Cal’s off-court charity work leaves legacy.

In 2012, the Calipari Foundation gave $10,000 to work with Blessings in a Backpack to feed children in Hazard. In 2020, the foundation gave $75,000 to target communities across Kentucky.

Our Partners

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

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