Blessings in a Backpack is a community-based program designed to provide snacks and meals to kids who may need a little extra help between lunch on Friday and breakfast on Monday. Between 800 and 900 children in 23 schools in Campbell County depend on the faithfulness of dozens of weekly volunteers and many donors for this vital ministry. Blessings in a Backpack is a national organization with a chapter in Gillette, Wyoming. New Life Gillette Church partners with Blessings in a Backpack by providing a part-time coordinator to manage the program. Gillette groups and businesses are the backbone of Blessings in a Backpack by donating funds and providing volunteer support throughout the year. If your group is interested in volunteering for Blessings in a Backpack or coordinating a fundraiser, please contact Elly Henning or Jenn Palmer at 307-228-0311, the Blessings in a Backpack – Gillette, WY Facebook page or firstname.lastname@example.org Check back in August to view the available volunteer opportunities to prep the warehouse, pack bags, hold a fundraiser and help in other ways.