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The program runs during the school year from Sep-Jun The program relies on volunteers to help fill the bags. Individuals interested in volunteering can apply at Volunteer Thunder Bay
Organization: Blessings in a Backpack - Thunder Bay Chapter - After School Meal Program  
Website: www.blessingsinabackpack.ca
Address:
Thunder Bay
Hours: No set hours
Executives: Amina Abu-Bakare - Organizer
Service Description: Provides children with a bag of food to take home to their families on the weekend

Located in Thunder Bay but no physical address exists

  • Supports children and families who do not have enough food to eat
  • Provides children with a bag of food to take home to their families on the weekend

  • Partners with Our Kids Count and the Regional Food Distribution Association to provide food to children and families of the following schools:
    • McKellar Park
    • Ogden Community
    • Sherbrooke

    Fees: None
    Application: Selected children from the three schools will be sent home a letter informing parents of the program
    Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Children and families in need of extra food

    Children attending the following schools:
    • McKellar Park
    • Ogden Community
    • Sherbrooke
    Languages: English
    Area(s) Served: Thunder Bay City
    See Also: Food Banks

    This information was last completely updated on August 5, 2016

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