The Blessings in a Backpack - Michigan Advisory Board is willing to assist any school district to implement a Blessings in a Backpack program. We have overseen a successful pilot program, phased in schools and partnered with an entire school district. We can work with your school district personal to provide a future for your at risk students. Please contact Blessings in a Backpack - Michigan and we will be happy to assist you.
Avondale School District - schools in the communities of Auburn Hills, Troy, Rochester Hills and Bloomfield Township
Clawson School District
East China School District - Marine City
Rochester Community Schools - schools in the communities of Rochester and Rochester Hills
South Redford School District - Redford Township
The program is currently operating in 20 states and at 155 schools. An additional 100 schools are preparing to begin in September of 2010.
States that currently have programs: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, and Virginia
More are being added every month
Who We Are
The North Woodward Community Foundation manages the Blessings in a Backpack program component funds for participating school districts in Michigan. Through the association with this 501(C)(3) non-profit organization, all donations are tax deductible and may be eligible for a Michigan Tax Credit.