Blessings in a Backpack

Site: Thunder Bay Chapter - No Physical Address

Service: After School Meal Program

Description & Services
Public Comments The program runs during the school year from Sep-Jun 
The program relies on volunteers to help fill the bags. Individuals interested in volunteering can apply at Volunteer Thunder Bay
Description (Agency) Provides children with a bag of food to take home to their families on the weekend
Description (Service)
  • Supports children and families who do not have enough food to eat 
  • Provides children with a bag of food to take home to their families on the weekend
 
Partners with Our Kids Count and the Regional Food Distribution Association to provide food to children and families of the following schools: 
  • McKellar Park 
  • Ogden Community 
  • Sherbrooke
Hours No set hours
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Children and families in need of extra food
 
Children attending the following schools: 
  • McKellar Park 
  • Ogden Community 
  • Sherbrooke
Application Selected children from the three schools will be sent home a letter informing parents of the program
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-877-721-6026
Website www.blessingsinabackpack.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Executive Amina Abu-Bakare, Organizer
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address Thunder Bay
 
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Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Donations ; Private - Northwater Capital Management Inc