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Blessings in a Backpack, Frederick Chapter

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Hunger


P.O. Box 3508Frederick, MD 21705 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Blessings in a Backpack mobilizes individuals, community, and resources to feed children who might otherwise go hungry over weekends and school breaks when school meals are not available.


Every Friday, 28% of FCPS students, more than 12,000 kids, leave school uncertain if they will have enough food to eat over the weekend. That’s 65 hours without proper nutrition and an empty belly! Who will feed the kid this weekend? Why not you?

We are serving 3,800 local kids in 29 schools. Below is a list of our current program locations:
Brunswick Elementary
Butterfly Ridge Elementary
Carroll Manor Elementary
Centerville Elementary
Frederick Classical Charter
Glade Elementary School
Green Valley Elementary
YMCA Head Start
Heather Ridge School
Lewistown Elementary
Lincoln Elementary
Monocacy Elementary
Monocacy Middle School
Monocacy Valley Montessori
North Frederick Elementary
Orchard Grove Elementary
Parkway Elementary
Rock Creek School
Spring Ridge Elementary
Success Program
Sugarloaf Elementary School
Thurmont Primary School
Tuscarora Elementary
Twin Ridge Elementary School
Urbana Elementary School
Urbana Middle School
Walkersville Elementary
Waverley Elementary School
Whittier Elementary


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