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OUR MISSION

CBS Pittsburgh has partnered with Blessings in a Backpack to ensure impoverished elementary school children are fed on the weekends throughout the school year.

OUR VISION

Better test scores, improved reading skills, positive behavior, improved health and increased attendance have all been attributed to the success of this program.

Facts:

  • 69% of children in the United States are on the free &¬†reduced meal program
  • Over¬† 60,000 children in 546 schools and in 43 states are currently being fed by Blessings in a Backpack
  • Starting at just $80 Blessings can feed a child on the weekends for an entire 38-week school year

CHARITY OF THE YEAR

Blessings in a Backpack was named Charity of the Year for 2012 by People Magazine’s First Help Feed a Child Campaign.
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SPONSORS

Edgar Snyder & Associates
Fantastic Sams Hair Salons
Bill Few Associates Wealth Management
Equitable Gas
Western PA Chevy Dealers