Tax-deductible donations for the Pinellas County, FL chapter can be made on the National organization's website. To donate to the Blessings in a Backpack Pinellas County chapter, click the Donate Now button below. Then in the DESIGNATION section, select SPECIFIC AREA from the drop-down and in COMMENTS field, type Pinellas County, FL. Thank you for supporting BIAB Pinellas!
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Stuff backpacks, fundraise, donate! There are several ways for you to make an impact in our local community with Blessings in a Backpack Pinellas County. From donating time, funds, or food, to organizing a food drive or identifying a school in need, every bit helps and is appreciated. Especially in the lives of food insecure children. Many of opportunities are listed below.
If you'd like to get involved in another way, or have an idea to help out, please feel free to CONTACT US.
Donating food is easy and makes a big difference. You can also engage your community and help us to hold a food drive at your office, business, civic organization, etc. We drop off the bin, provide a wish list and come back to pick it up.
Food donation items include items that do not require refrigeration, such as:
• Canned goods (with pop open top) – soups, ravioli, SpaghettiOs, Beefaroni
• Macaroni and cheese (single serve)
• Pudding (single serve)
• Instant hot cereal (oatmeal or grits)
• Juicy Juice (single serve)
• Granola bars
• Canned fruit
• Applesauce (single serve)
• Individually wrapped snacks - pretzels, cheese and crackers
• Slim Jims
Come join us on the front lines! We rely on volunteers to pack the backpacks.
Identify a School in Need
Our program is growing, and we're often looking for more schools to help. If you know a school that might need our help, contact us.