Blessings In A Backpack of Southwest Florida Raises Over $150,000 at Inaugural Fundraiser “Fed Up”

Fort Myers, Naples, Fla – (February 9, 2024)- Blessings In A Backpack Southwest Florida Chapter, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to providing food for children in need, celebrated a monumental achievement at its first-ever fundraiser event, “Fed Up.” The exclusive gathering, held on February 4th, 2024, marked a significant milestone for the organization as it commemorated 10 years of impactful service to the community.
The invitation-only event, attended by esteemed guests and supporters, exceeded all expectations by raising more than $150,000 in support of Blessings In A Backpack’s mission. The overwhelming generosity displayed by attendees underscores the unwavering commitment to combat childhood hunger in Southwest Florida.
Among the distinguished guests were the founding board members and visionaries whose dedication and passion have been instrumental in driving Blessings In A Backpack’s of Southwest Florida’s success over the past decade. Their presence illuminated the shared vision of ensuring that no child goes hungry in our community.
“We are profoundly grateful to our supporters, sponsors, and friends who joined us in celebrating a decade of giving at our inaugural fundraiser, ‘Fed Up’,” said Cecilia St. Arnold, Executive Director of Blessings In A Backpack of Southwest Florida. “The remarkable outpouring of support underscores our collective commitment to nourishing the lives of children facing food insecurity.”
The funds raised during “Fed Up” will enable Blessings In A Backpack to expand its reach and impact, providing essential nutrition to more children in need across Southwest Florida. Through strategic partnerships and community engagement, the organization remains steadfast in its mission to empower children to thrive by addressing hunger barriers.
As Blessings In A Backpack continues its journey of service and compassion, it remains deeply grateful for the steadfast support of the community. Together, we can build a future where every child has access to the nourishment they need to learn, grow, and succeed.
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This article was submitted by a Guest Author of the Above Board Chamber.