DRI, the leading international organization of lawyers defending the interests of business and individuals in civil litigation, is thrilled to announce its two-year partnership with Blessings in a Backpack, a national organization dedicated to ensuring that no child goes hungry on the weekends.
Blessings in a Backpack mobilizes communities, individuals, and resources to provide food on the weekends for school-aged children across America who might otherwise go hungry. This partnership is set to make a significant impact on the lives of these children and their families.
Over the course of the two-year partnership, the DRI Foundation has committed to supporting 10 packing events a year, providing weekend meals to thousands of children in need. These events will be hosted during key DRI events, including the Annual Meeting and several seminars.
DRI believes that, through this partnership, it can make a meaningful difference in the lives of children facing food insecurity and contribute positively to the communities we serve. Together with Blessings in a Backpack, DRI is committed to ensuring a brighter, more nourished future for America's youth.
"We are thrilled to announce our two-year partnership with Blessings in a Backpack. At DRI, we are committed to making a meaningful impact on the communities we serve, and our collaboration with Blessings in a Backpack is a testament to that promise. Together, we aim to provide essential support to children in need, ensuring they have access to the nourishment they require to thrive. We believe that this partnership will not only make a difference in the lives of these young individuals but also inspire others to join us in this important mission."
— Dean Martinez, DRI CEO
"Blessings in a Backpack is excited to join forces with DRI in a powerful partnership, uniting our commitment to ensuring no child goes hungry over the weekend. We are honored that DRI has committed its time and resources to the children we serve.”
— Erin Kerr, Blessings in a Backpack CEO
For more information about this partnership or to get involved, please contact DRI Director of Community Engagement Denise Eichhorn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About Blessings in a Backpack
Hunger has both short- and long-term negative effects on children’s health and ability to succeed. Blessings in a Backpack mobilizes communities, individuals, and resources to provide food on the weekends for elementary school children across America who might otherwise go hungry. Blessings in a Backpack aims to provide 3.4 million hunger-free weekends this school year for kids across the United States. Visit blessingsinabackpack.org to learn how you can help end childhood hunger on the weekends in your community.