More than 840 million people in the world are malnourished.

Almost 800 million are from the developing world. More than 153 million of them are under the age of 5. State of Food Insecurity in the World. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

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Preschool and school-age children who experience severe hunger have higher levels of chronic illness, anxiety and depression, and behavior problems than children with no hunger, according to a recent study. Pediatrics, Vol. 110 No. 4, October 2002

Mission Statement:

Blessings’ Mission is simple:To provide reliable and honest assistance to our neighbors in disadvantaged communities.

Blessings from the Heart, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that concentrates its efforts on US/Mexico border towns and their inhabitants.  The company is an Arizona nonprofit corporation and is operated in Tucson, Arizona, USA.  The corporation was incorporated in 2002, with full tax exempt status received in 2003.  Blessings has been working with the Queen of Angels House (formerly Casa Pepito) in Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico since our inception.  The corporation is focused on the Agua Prieta area, with the intent to provide additional support to the area through educational opportunities and other services as determined.

Postal address:
PO Box 77005
Tucson, AZ  85703

What We Do
Blessings has been working with the Queen of Angels House (formerly Casa Pepito) in Agua Prieta since its beginning in 2002.  The organization provides basic living items, including clothes, food and hygiene supplies.  Every fall Blessings provides school uniforms and shoes, backpacks and school supplies for all of the school-age children.  For Christmas, through generous donations of our sponsors, each child is provided with a new pair of shoes, socks, underwear, a toy and one new clothing item, such as sweat pants or a jacket.  Ongoing throughout the year the organization provides food, clothing and household supplies for the orphanage as requested.  The collaboration of the employees of the facility with our volunteers has been a successful relationship for many years.