Blessings in a Backpack has been selected as the primary beneficiary for the 2016 Dance Marathon. The organization provides weekend meals to food insecure elementary school students. DM will help Blessings in a Backpack expand in Evanston and Chicago-area schools. For the 19th year in a row, the Evanston Community Foundation was selected as secondary beneficiary.


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