Blessings in a Bag started as a volunteer-powered community determined to provide every child and their family - in emergency or challenging situations - with the essentials needed to thrive and to feel safe, valued and happy. We partner with social-service organizations to bridge the gap between communities that have with communities that need, who receive these items at no cost or through incentivised programs which enable them to take ownership of their situations.
For 10 years, we have been the go-to for collection and distribution of donations-in-kind that would have otherwise ended up landfill or sat collecting dust. We collected items by the box-load and communities across South East Asia benefited from our work and used items as social incentives for their own local community programs.
The name for our organization comes from the blessings carried in the suitcases of travelers and change-makers who carried the donations to communities in need, and from the backpacks we used to give children who needed specific items. These days we've branched out and have a number of programs under the Blessings in a Bag umbrella. Check out our What We Do page for more info!