Blessings in a Backpack is an annual backpack stuffing event sponsored by Sourcewell. The backpacks support low income students’ families local to the San Antonio area. This story was produced by Logan Reid at the 2023 AASA Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Read more.
A brief video of volunteers stuffing tote bags filled with food for school-age children in need in San Diego at the AASA conference’s second annual “Blessings in a Backpack” event. Supported by Sourcewell, the food supplies included macaroni and cheese, cereals and other assorted snack items.
AASA conference volunteers threw in tortellini, cereal and snack foods at a rapid rate into tote bags that were destined for needy kids across San Diego as part of the AASA’s “Blessings in a Backpack” stuffing event. It took place Friday morning at the association’s National Conference on Education in San Diego.
An estimated 1,000 black canvass backpacks with packs of Raisin Bran, Fruit Loops, cans of Campbell’s chicken noodle and vegetable soup and Cheez-It cheddar crackers are headed to needy students across Los Angeles.
Volunteers made quick work Friday morning at AASA’s conference stuffing 1,000 backpacks with food products for needy children in Los Angeles.