Blessings of Hope Blog

What If You Could…

What If You Could…

Sometimes, as we live our lives and care for our families, we are given opportunities to reach outside our daily routine. If you were to see someone hungry on the street, would you know where to send them for food? On a different level, if you had the opportunity to...

Do I Need to Write a Will?

Do I Need to Write a Will?

Estate planning is one of the most caring things you can do for your loved ones. It also enables you to give charitably both now and later while providing for those who are counting on you. 'A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: And the wealth...

War Torn AND Hungry

War Torn AND Hungry

Hunger is most often connected to poverty in the United States even though it is compounded by natural disasters like tornadoes or earthquakes. As U.S. citizens, very few of us have experienced the kind of hunger that is connected to a nation at war. Hunger in a war...

How It All Began

How It All Began

A frequently asked question at Blessings of Hope is “How do we get food in amounts that allow us to distribute 65,000 meals per day.” Barbie Fisher, an executive team member from the very beginning, told this story recently. One of our first exposures to the...

Easing Burdens and Giving Hope

Easing Burdens and Giving Hope

While we watch the situation in Ukraine become more and more serious, there are those among our friends who have actually experienced a Russian invasion before. A pastor currently living in the city of Melitopol, Ukraine was living in Crimea when Russian troops...

Standing with Ukraine

Standing with Ukraine

There is a great deal more involved with sending relief aid than simply packing and shipping items. Especially when shipping internationally, there must be solid connections for receiving in foreign ports and transferring to the overland leg of the journey. When an...