Recent Events

The NAGs Players (February 2013) Throughout the month of February, The NAGs Players community theatre in the Annex is generously donating their matinee ticket sales of Rapunzel to us! For times and ticket information visit the site at :

Clicknprint Holiday Card and Calendar Promotion (December 2012) is donating $10 from all holiday card and custom wall calendar orders to Blessings in a Backpack.  You can place your order now at:

Dark Dance (July 20, 2012) This year, 50% of ticket earnings raised for Smile 4 The Cause’s annual charity showcase were generously donated to Blessings in a Backpack Canada.

Savvis Fundraiser (July 13 – 27, 2012) Their 2 week corporate event raised over $2,000.

Both Hands (May 9, 2012) Their 3rd annual fundraiser, Quince Bistro raised over $25,000 at their silent live auction.

The NAGs Players Community Theatre (February, 2012) This Annex Theatre performed 2 Saturday Matinees for Goldilox and the Bears and donated $1,200 in ticket sales to Blessings.

Centennial College Fundraiser (November 22, 2011)Held at Toronto’s ING Cafe, the annual student art show and auction raised over $1,500.

Special Thanks



Blessings in a Backpack is extremely grateful for the generous donation of 5,000 backpacks by Lesleigh B.  A lifelong Hilary Duff fan, Lesleigh loves what the Blessings in a Backpack program stands for.  She is proud to give back to her community and to others less fortunate, and we are proud of Lesleigh.