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. Roaccutane Backpack food includes easy-to-prepare, roaccutane ready-to-eat foods, roaccutane like granola bars, roaccutane juice boxes, roaccutane mac and cheese, roaccutane and oatmeal. There are 20+ million children in this country who are at risk of hunger. Roaccutane The consequences of hunger are much more than a growling stomach. Roaccutane Poor nutrition can result in a weaker immune system, roaccutane increased hospitalization, roaccutane lower IQ, roaccutane shorter attention spans, roaccutane and lower academic achievement. Roaccutane Children are fed during the school week by federal government programs, roaccutane but we want to make sure they’re getting nutritional meals over the weekend, roaccutane too. Blessings in a Backpack is a 501 C (3) non-profit organization currently feeding nearly 62, roaccutane000 children in 437 schools in 42 U.S. Roaccutane states and three countries - Canada, roaccutane Columbia and Haiti. Roaccutane The program is a hybrid of private sector funding and public partnership carried out in public schools. Roaccutane We are feeding the future of America, roaccutane one school at a time.