Blessing Bags

Adapted from the National Backpack project, Blessing Bags provides food for the last full weekend of each month.  Identified by school counselors or district homeless liaisons, families at nearby elementary schools and Elgin ISD receive a box containing menus and recipes along with all the food and ingredients necessary to prepare 7 nutritious meals.  We emphasize minimally processed foods, fresh fruits and vegetables, and the steps to prepare simple, family-friendly meals. Our hope is they’ll enjoy each other’s company over a satisfying meal.

To get involved, please contact Karen Flanagan at

Feeding Our Neighbors

by Karen Flanagan