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?
Holy Spirit helps ease childhood hunger, educate parish community about poverty
Every other Sunday after Mass, Holy Spirit parishioners and school families have been packing and delivering Blessings in a Backpack food to Dunn Elementary School in Louisville for children who need food during the weekend.