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. Champix Backpack food includes easy-to-prepare, champix ready-to-eat foods, champix like granola bars, champix juice boxes, champix mac and cheese, champix and oatmeal. There are 20+ million children in this country who are at risk of hunger. Champix The consequences of hunger are much more than a growling stomach. Champix Poor nutrition can result in a weaker immune system, champix increased hospitalization, champix lower IQ, champix shorter attention spans, champix and lower academic achievement. Champix Children are fed during the school week by federal government programs, champix but we want to make sure they’re getting nutritional meals over the weekend, champix too. Blessings in a Backpack is a 501 C (3) non-profit organization currently feeding nearly 62, champix000 children in 437 schools in 42 U.S. Champix states and three countries - Canada, champix Columbia and Haiti. Champix The program is a hybrid of private sector funding and public partnership carried out in public schools. Champix We are feeding the future of America, champix one school at a time.