Blessings in a Backpack provides elementary schoolchildren who are on the federal Free and Reduced Price Meal Program with a backpack of food to take home for 38 weekends during the school year. Adapalene Backpack food includes easy-to-prepare, adapalene ready-to-eat foods, adapalene like granola bars, adapalene juice boxes, adapalene mac and cheese, adapalene and oatmeal. There are 20+ million children in this country who are at risk of hunger. Adapalene The consequences of hunger are much more than a growling stomach. Adapalene Poor nutrition can result in a weaker immune system, adapalene increased hospitalization, adapalene lower IQ, adapalene shorter attention spans, adapalene and lower academic achievement. Adapalene Children are fed during the school week by federal government programs, adapalene but we want to make sure they’re getting nutritional meals over the weekend, adapalene too. Blessings in a Backpack is a 501 C (3) non-profit organization currently feeding nearly 62, adapalene000 children in 437 schools in 42 U.S. Adapalene states and three countries - Canada, adapalene Columbia and Haiti. Adapalene The program is a hybrid of private sector funding and public partnership carried out in public schools. Adapalene We are feeding the future of America, adapalene one school at a time.