PfP is excited to fund the renovation of the SkateQilya ramp as well as partially funding the skateboards and helmets for camp participants! Take a look at this awesome footage of GIRL ON WHEELS: In 2013, when Kenny Reed came to Palestine to help us build our skate camp, he met Rama in the village
It is with great sadness to learn that Hedy Epstein, a dear friend of Palestine, is gravely ill. All of us at Playgrounds for Palestine extend love and warmth to Hedy and her family. PfP was approached by Hedy’s closest friends who would like to dedicate a playground in celebration of Hedy’s life. Below is
Once again, we had a spectacular dinner fundraiser. Thank you to all of our supporters and volunteers! With love, PfP
…helping children reclaim their childhoods March 29 2016 Dear Friends of PfP, Tickets are going fast for our annual fundraiser dinner, the evening of SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2016 It’s not likely that we will be able to accommodate ticket sales at the door this year; so, if you’re planning to attend, please reserve your tickets here.
…helping children reclaim their childhoods January 2016 Dear Friends of PfP, It’s that time of year again. If you’re anywhere near Philly, mark your calendars for our annual dinner, the evening of SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2016 We are so excited about this fundraiser, as it promises to be a spectacular evening. For starters, back
BETHLEHEM, West Bank — Children from Bethlehem’s Aida and Beit Jibrin refugee camps talk to Mondoweiss about their life in the camps. Filmmakers Sheren Khalel …and Abed al Qaisi wanted to know exactly how much the children understood about the military occupation going on around them, and how normal they believed their lives were. With
Playgrounds for Palestine …helping children reclaim their childhoods December 31, 2015 Dear Friends of PfP, We want to send you a heartfelt THANK YOU for your generosity and love in 2015, and all the years before. As we look toward a new year, we send you a few pictures of the joy and play you
…helping children reclaim their childhoods November 15, 2015 Dear Friends of PfP, Our website was hacked the day after we sent our annual letter appeal. We had such a time getting (and keeping) the website back up, but it seems to be okay now. We hope. So we’re sending out the same letter again.
PfP is proud and excited to partner with Mashjar Juthour, “a natural reserve that provides much needed space for cultivating the trees of Palestine while also reminding our community of our very basic and necessary relationship to nature.” The land encompasses a large hill called Juthour, meaning roots, and it is through this space that
It is with great sadness and shock that we learned of the passing of our dear friend Hiam Tabbarah Odds. All of us at PfP wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to Hiam’s family. Hiam had been battling cancer, but none of us knew it because she never slowed down from her fundraising for Gaza