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Blessings in a Backpack: How much goes towards the Backpack?

This past week, the Wall Street Journal had a full-page ad for a non-profit 501 (c) (3) called Blessings in a Backpack, a Louisville, Kentucky-based organization that feeds elementary school children whose families qualify for the federal free or reduced meal program, and may not have “any or enough food” on the weekends by giving them backpacks with food that requires little or no preparation. ¬†How do they do this? By mobilizing communities, organizations, businesses, and individuals to donate and/or participate in their program. Read more »