Preparing Children for Greatness!
Blessings, Inc. offers transformative programming to the youth of Philadelphia designed to encourage, enlighten and instill in them the knowledge that there are no limits to what they can achieve.
Blessings, Inc. is a faith based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to offering transformative programming to the youth of Philadelphia that is designed to encourage, enlighten and instill in them the knowledge that there are no limits to what they can achieve. The program is opened to all children ages 5 – 12 years. We are likewise committed to offering our programming at no charge to the parents in the community. We opened in September 2009 at the Ramonita Rivera Recreation Center and offered a monthly Saturday program that included Bible lessons and activities, games, arts and crafts, sports activities, drama, trips and lunch. In June 2010, the program was expanded and began operating every Saturday at the Hunting Park Recreation Center. We are currently housed at Lenfest Center located in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia.
In August of 2014, we held our first free one-week summer camp at the Hunting Park Recreation Center. This new endeavor was a great success. We were able to provide breakfast, lunch, Vacation Bible School, arts & crafts, sports, games and movies for 29 children during this first camp. Our second camp in 2015 was even more successful and was attended by 36 children. The summer camp continues to grow each year.
In October 2015, we sponsored our first 8-week dance and drama workshop for 35 children at The Lenfest Center. The children learned various skits, poems and dances. They put on a performance for their parents at the Hunting Park Rec Center during the final week.
Blessings, Inc offers two programs, the Saturday program which has recently been renamed Growing Achievers Program (GAP) and Metamorphosis which is designed for teens that are in foster care or have been identified as at-risk.