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Raffles in Massachusetts > Blessings in a Backpack Citywide Spring Raffle 2015
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Blessings in a Backpack Citywide Spring Raffle 2015

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3 Great Prizes!
iPad mini; Red Sox Tickets; Boxer Country Sign - Scroll through the pictures for more details.

100% of raffle profits will be used to purchase food for elementary school students in need in our city. The goal is to raise enough money to allow expansion into a forth school in the city.
Blessings in a Backpack
This program is supported exclusively by donations.
Donate: https://getinvolved.blessingsinabackpack.org/new-donation-page
Designation: Other; Brockton, MA

What Do We Do?
Blessings in a Backpack provides elementary school children who are on the federal Free and Reduced Price Meal Program with a backpack of food to take home on weekends during the school year. Backpack food includes easy-to-prepare, ready-to-eat foods, like tuna, soup, fresh fruit, and oatmeal.

Why Do We Do It?
There are 20+ million children in this country who are at risk of hunger. The consequences of hunger are much more than a growling stomach. Poor nutrition can result in a weaker immune system, increased hospitalization, lower IQ, shorter attention spans, and lower academic achievement. Children are fed during the school week by federal government programs, but we want to make sure they’re getting nutritional meals over the weekend, too.

Blessings in a Backpack is a 501 C (3) non-profit organization.

Why Brockton, MA?
Brockton - the City of Champions, is a city south of Boston, serving a diverse population of people from all walks of life. In some elementary schools in the city over 80% of the population qualify for free or reduced meals.

$80 feeds one child for an entire school year.

Good nutrition will help create the next leaders of this proud community.
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Thanks to Our Sponsors
$2,159 of $3,000
71%
 
Drawing was held on April 10, 2015.
Winners
Patricia Fallon
iPad mini - 16 GB
$250 value

Susan Diiorio
2 Red Sox Tickets - Marathon Monday
$126 value

Emily Weldon
Hand Painted Boxer Country Sign
$50 value

This raffle is in no way sponsored, endorsed, conducted, setup, controlled by or administered by, or associated with, Raffle River. Participants voluntarily release, waive, discharge and hold harmless Raffle River from any and all claims, demands or causes of action for property damage, bodily injury, wrongful death, loss of services or other claims arising from or relating to participation in the raffle and/or acceptance, possession and use of any prize.