Olive Oil Giveaway Campaign!

To show our love and appreciation for your constant support of PfP, we are doing a $500 VISA gift card appreciation giveaway! We have extended the deadline from October 1st to November first! To enter in the giveaway: Purchase at least three 500 mL bottles of our AIDA Palestinian Olive Oil, Turath Blend, before November 1. You can purchase here! Followย @playgroundsforpalestineย onย Instagram. Tag 2 friends in the comments of our giveaway post. A winner will be announced on November 5! ๐™๐™ช๐™ง๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™—๐™ก๐™š๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ž๐™จ ๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™š๐™ญ๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™– ๐™ซ๐™ž๐™ง๐™œ๐™ž๐™ฃ, ๐™ค๐™ง๐™œ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™˜, ๐™๐™–๐™ž๐™ง ๐™๐™ง๐™–๐™™๐™š ๐™ค๐™ก๐™ž๐™ซ๐™š ๐™ค๐™ž๐™ก ๐™ข๐™–๐™™๐™š ๐™›๐™ง๐™ค๐™ข ๐™‰๐™–๐™—๐™–๐™ก๐™ž ๐™ค๐™ก๐™ž๐™ซ๐™š๐™จ, ๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™™๐™ž๐™œ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ช๐™จ ๐™‹๐™–๐™ก๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ซ๐™–๐™ง๐™ž๐™š๐™ฉ๐™ฎ ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™จ๐™ก๐™ž๐™œ๐™๐™ฉ๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™›๐™ง๐™ช๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ฎ ๐™ค๐™ซ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™š๐™จ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™– ๐™จ๐™ก๐™ž๐™œ๐™๐™ฉ ๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ฅ๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฎ ๐™›๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™จ๐™. ๐™Š๐™ช๐™ง ๐™ค๐™ž๐™ก๐™จ ๐™–๐™ง๐™š ๐™ค๐™ง๐™œ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™˜๐™–๐™ก๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™œ๐™ง๐™ค๐™ฌ๐™ฃ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™๐™–๐™ง๐™ซ๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™™๐™—๐™ฎ ๐™๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™›๐™ง๐™ค๐™ข ๐™›๐™–๐™ข๐™ž๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™›๐™–๐™ง๐™ข๐™จ ๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™๐™ž๐™ก๐™ก๐™จ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™‹๐™–๐™ก๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™š. [๐˜ผ๐™„๐˜ฟ๐˜ผ ๐™ž๐™จ ๐™– ๐™ฅ๐™ง๐™ž๐™ซ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š ๐™ก๐™–๐™—๐™š๐™ก ๐™š๐™ญ๐™˜๐™ก๐™ช๐™จ๐™ž๐™ซ๐™š ๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™‹๐™ก๐™–๐™ฎ๐™œ๐™ง๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™™๐™จ ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง๐™‹๐™–๐™ก๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™š. 100% ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ฅ๐™ง๐™ค๐™˜๐™š๐™š๐™™๐™จ ๐™œ๐™ค ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™›๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ค๐™ช๐™ง ๐™ฅ๐™ง๐™ค๐™Ÿ๐™š๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™จ ๐™—๐™ช๐™ž๐™ก๐™™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฅ๐™ก๐™–๐™ฎ๐™œ๐™ง๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™™๐™จ ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง ๐™˜๐™๐™ž๐™ก๐™™๐™ง๐™š๐™ฃ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™‹๐™–๐™ก๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™š ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™๐™จ๐™ช๐™ง๐™ง๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ง๐™š๐™›๐™ช๐™œ๐™š๐™š ๐™˜๐™–๐™ข๐™ฅ๐™จ].

Support for UNRWA’s COVID-19 Educational Response

Thanks to our wonderful donors, Playgrounds for Palestine was able to use some funds to support the UNRWA’s response to COVID-19 in the Gaza Strip for education. Children were able to return to schools in Gaza the week of August 8 through UNRWA’s efforts. UNRWA gave a shout-out to Playgrounds for Palestine on their facebook page to thank our incredible supporters for PfP’s contributions! Click here for the link to the video! Reuters published an article earlier this week about the return to school in Gaza: Children walk back to school after five-month shut-down, by Reuters.  Thank you again for all of your support, making PfP’s contribution to the continuation of UNRWA’s education services for Palestine refugees in Gaza amidst the COVID-19 pandemic possible. We wish …

COVID-19 Response

On April 21st, Playgrounds for Palestine sent a survey to our donors about using some of our funds for a COVID-19 emergency direct aid.  The response from our supporters was overwhelmingly in the affirmative.    Families throughout Palestine have been hard hit by the pandemic, particularly those who rely on income from day labor in Israel.  The …

2019 Annual Gala. Thank you!

Thank you so much for coming out to support Playgrounds for Palestine at our annual gala! It was an incredible night of food, music, and fun. Thank you to our wonderful patrons, volunteers, speakers, staff, and to Olive Press Eatery for catering.

2019 Annual Gala Tickets!

August 7, 2019 Dear PfP Fam. Ticketsย are now available for PfP’s Annual Gala, and we hope you will join us Saturday, September 21, 2019 | 5PM – 9PMBodek Lounge | Houston Hall | University of Pennsylvania3417 SPRUCE STREET |ย PHILADELPHIA,ย PAย 19104We have a lot in store this year and can’t wait to update you on what we’ve been up to. As always, we’ll serve yummy food and there will be plenty of time to mingle and catch …

Thank You!

PfP’s 2018 annual gala was fabulous.ย  Thank you to all of our patrons, volunteers, honored guests, UPenn facility staff, and Manakeesh (caterer), who made the evening what it was.

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Olive Oil Giveaway Campaign!

To show our love and appreciation for your constant support of PfP, we are doing a $500 VISA gift card appreciation giveaway! We have extended the deadline from October 1st to November first! To enter in the giveaway: Purchase at least three 500 mL bottles of our AIDA Palestinian Olive Oil, Turath Blend, before November 1. You can purchase here! Followย @playgroundsforpalestineย onย Instagram. Tag 2 friends in the comments of our giveaway post. A winner will be announced on November 5! ๐™๐™ช๐™ง๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™—๐™ก๐™š๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ž๐™จ ๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™š๐™ญ๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™– ๐™ซ๐™ž๐™ง๐™œ๐™ž๐™ฃ, ๐™ค๐™ง๐™œ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™˜, ๐™๐™–๐™ž๐™ง ๐™๐™ง๐™–๐™™๐™š ๐™ค๐™ก๐™ž๐™ซ๐™š ๐™ค๐™ž๐™ก ๐™ข๐™–๐™™๐™š ๐™›๐™ง๐™ค๐™ข ๐™‰๐™–๐™—๐™–๐™ก๐™ž ๐™ค๐™ก๐™ž๐™ซ๐™š๐™จ, ๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™™๐™ž๐™œ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ช๐™จ ๐™‹๐™–๐™ก๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ซ๐™–๐™ง๐™ž๐™š๐™ฉ๐™ฎ ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™จ๐™ก๐™ž๐™œ๐™๐™ฉ๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™›๐™ง๐™ช๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ฎ ๐™ค๐™ซ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™š๐™จ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™– ๐™จ๐™ก๐™ž๐™œ๐™๐™ฉ ๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ฅ๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฎ ๐™›๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™จ๐™. ๐™Š๐™ช๐™ง ๐™ค๐™ž๐™ก๐™จ ๐™–๐™ง๐™š ๐™ค๐™ง๐™œ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™˜๐™–๐™ก๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™œ๐™ง๐™ค๐™ฌ๐™ฃ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™๐™–๐™ง๐™ซ๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™™๐™—๐™ฎ ๐™๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™›๐™ง๐™ค๐™ข ๐™›๐™–๐™ข๐™ž๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™›๐™–๐™ง๐™ข๐™จ ๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™๐™ž๐™ก๐™ก๐™จ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™‹๐™–๐™ก๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™š. [๐˜ผ๐™„๐˜ฟ๐˜ผ ๐™ž๐™จ ๐™– ๐™ฅ๐™ง๐™ž๐™ซ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š ๐™ก๐™–๐™—๐™š๐™ก ๐™š๐™ญ๐™˜๐™ก๐™ช๐™จ๐™ž๐™ซ๐™š ๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™‹๐™ก๐™–๐™ฎ๐™œ๐™ง๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™™๐™จ ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง๐™‹๐™–๐™ก๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™š. 100% ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ฅ๐™ง๐™ค๐™˜๐™š๐™š๐™™๐™จ ๐™œ๐™ค ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™›๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ค๐™ช๐™ง ๐™ฅ๐™ง๐™ค๐™Ÿ๐™š๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™จ ๐™—๐™ช๐™ž๐™ก๐™™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฅ๐™ก๐™–๐™ฎ๐™œ๐™ง๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™™๐™จ ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง ๐™˜๐™๐™ž๐™ก๐™™๐™ง๐™š๐™ฃ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™‹๐™–๐™ก๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™š ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™๐™จ๐™ช๐™ง๐™ง๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ง๐™š๐™›๐™ช๐™œ๐™š๐™š ๐™˜๐™–๐™ข๐™ฅ๐™จ].

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My contribution makes me happy for the cause, and is inspired by my friends, Holly and Scudder, who are getting married.