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Did You Know?

Last year, the Frederick chapter of Blessings in a Backpack fed 3,200 children.
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Children and teens ages 6-17 need 60 minutes of moderate aerobic activity 3 days a week.
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Each day, the average American teen spends up to 9 hours in front of a screen.
Only 17% of children who are bullied seek help afterward.
Most children get half their daily calories at school.


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