Happy Holidays, Love PFP! [Newsletter]

All of us at Playgrounds for Palestine would like to wish you and your family a happy and healthy holiday season and a prosperous New Year!   Thank you for your continued support of Playgrounds for Palestine and your dedication to the Right to Play for Palestinian children. We are excited to continue with our projects …

Giving Tuesday 2021 [Newsletter]

This holiday season, we are asking you to be a part of the #GivingTuesday global generosity movement on November 30, 2021 by donating to Playgrounds for Palestine. We are still a volunteer run organization committed to building playgrounds for Palestinian children and supporting programs for young people living under Israeli occupation. Start 2022 strong with us!   You can help bring play and joy to Palestinian children …

March Za’atar Sale! [Newsletter]

March Za’atar Sale! We are having a sale on 250-gram boxes of the Artisanal Palestinian Premium Za’atar Blend!  Shop here using the coupon code Zataar25Off to get 25% off any order of 3 or more of our 250-gram Za’atar boxes. This coupon code expires on March 31! It is a perfect addition to any breakfast table. Stock up for Suhoor, just in time for Ramadan! AIDA is a private label of the Playgrounds for Palestine. 100% of proceeds go to fund our projects.

Thanksgiving 2021 [Newsletter]

All of us at PfP would like to wish you and your families a happy and safe start to the holiday season! This year, we continue to be thankful for your ongoing generous support of PfP and commitment to the Right to Play for Palestinian children. This past year, we have completed construction on two new playgrounds, started building one playground, and are in the planning phases for …

Remembering Salah Ajarma, our beloved brother

On July 14th, Playgrounds for Palestine joined friends and family to remember Salah Ajarma, our dear friend, comrade, and brother who passed away in April 2021. Salah was an integral member of PfP and over the years he became family to all of us. He was a man of integrity, passion, and unwavering commitment to justice and his country. He dedicated his life to empowering his community, especially young people, and in the process created …

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! Follow @playgroundsforpalestine on Instagram. Tag 2 friends in the comments of our giveaway post. A winner will be announced on November 5! …

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 …

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 villages of East and West Toura, southwest of Jenin are no exceptions.  They were historically agricultural communities that produced wheat, olives, tobacco, and various produce.  However, as Israel confiscated nearly all village farmlands in the early 2000s, breadwinners were forced to work in Israel as day laborers.  Since the pandemic lockdown took effect in early March, …

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. Tickets 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 | PHILADELPHIA, PA 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 …

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a child in the midst of genocide…

“I feel like it would be better if I died with my mom. It is better. I’d rather not see this suffering and pain that I’m witnessing. I mean everyone I valued and loved is gone.” This little girl speaks to the condition of hundreds of thousands of Palestinian children traumatized beyond our imaginations. “this is a child. when will this be stopped?” user pikedum writes in the comments.

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