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Blessings in a Backpack mobilizes communities, individuals, and resources to provide food on the weekends for elementary school children across America who might otherwise go hungry. Chicago Blessings currently feeds 6,000 kids each weekend, however, there are over 150,000 food-insecure kids throughout Chicagoland.
The race is a “Do It Yourself” 5k run/walk done on your own time, at your own pace, and in your own place. You can participate any time between Saturday, November 6, and Sunday, November 14. Those who registered by October 14 will receive their t-shirt prior to the race. We will ship shirts after the race to everyone who registers after October 14.
*Family registrations should be made simultaneously to receive the registration discount. Shirts must be shipped to the same mailing address.
For more information about the Chicago Chapter of Blessings in a Backpack, visit chicago.blessingsinabackpack.org.
We encourage YOU to be a Team Captain and serve as a champion to spread the word and encourage friends and family to sign up and donate! We have teams forming on behalf of Chicagoland high schools, colleges, families, companies, and friend groups. Click here for step-by-step instructions for creating and inviting people to join your team.
Starting Line Sponsor: $1,000
Finish Line Sponsor: $5,000
*For sponsors committed by October 14
To secure a sponsorship or questions about the event contact Shannon at: Shannon@BlessingsinaBackpack.org
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