July 2015 Newsletter

  …helping children reclaim their childhoods July 2015 Dear Friends of PfP, We’re happy to report that we just completed the installation of three playgrounds, two of which were ready in time for the Eid celebrations. We’d like to share with you some photos and a letter we received from Lajee Center, in the Aida Refugee Camp, one of the locations of a new playground and family garden.   With love, PfP Aida’s Lajee Center We were very touched to receive the following letter, and we

June 2015 Newsletter

  …helping children reclaim their childhoods June 2015 Dear Friends of PfP, We’ve been very busy the past few months and have some exciting news.  We have procured excellent equipment for SEVEN new playgrounds, which will be installed in SIX locations throughout the West Bank.  We are scrambling right now to have them all ready in time for for the Eid holiday. We’re so excited about these playgrounds and hope to have pictures of the installed versions, with children enjoying them, by Eid on July 17th.  Stay tuned on that front. In the meantime, we are sponsoring workshops and various recreational and educational activities for children, including events at Mashjar Juthour and on ongoing Play Therapy program in Gaza. With love, PfP Mashjar

April 2015

  …helping children reclaim their childhoods April 2015 2015 Gala Was Wonderful!  Thank you to all our supporters for another wonderful annual gala! This was one of our most successful (in terms of money raised). The event was held at the Sheraton Hotel in University City, Philadelphia, a new venue for us that turned out to be perfect, and not just because parking was free! Here are some highlights:  Our theme was “be part of the harvest” with a central focus on Palestinian olive oil, which sustains large sectors of Palestinian society and

March 2015 Newsletter – Last Call

  …helping children reclaim their childhoods March 2015 Dear Friends, We hope to see you on Saturday! We will showcase our projects for 2015, including five new playgrounds and the long awaited Gaza Play Therapy project, which has finally gotten underway. The fabulous  Amer Zahr  will be our emcee for the evening, which will include a four-course meal, presentations, silent auction, awards, and the amazing Alwaan Dance Troupe. We are asking that eveyone

March 2015 Newsletter – Gala Invite

  …helping children reclaim their childhoods March 2015 Please join us! We will showcase our projects for 2015, including five new playgrounds and the long awaited Gaza Play Therapy project, which has finally gotten underway. The fabulous  Amer Zahr  will be our emcee for the evening, which will include a four-course meal, presentations, silent auction, awards, and the amazing Alwaan Dance Troupe. We are asking that eveyone please purchase your tickets early this year to help us control costs by having an accurate estimate of attendance.  We are offering Free Parking to everyone who

February 2015 Newsletter

  …helping children reclaim their childhoods February 2015 Save The Date! PfP’s annual dinner fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 28, at the Sheraton in Philadlephia University City.   Our Theme this year is “Be A Part Of The Harvest“ We will showcase our projects for 2015, including five new playgrounds and the long awaited Gaza Play Therapy project, which has finally gotten underway. The fabulous  Amer Zahr  will be our emcee for the evening, which will include a four-course meal, presentations, silent auction, awards, entertainment, dabke, raffle, and more. We are asking that eveyone please purchase

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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

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“After the ‘Cast lead’ attack on Gaza, PfP shared a video of the kids finally able to go outside where there still stood a (PfP) playground.  It still brings tears to think about the joy of those kids swarming the playground…  It really brought home the great work PfP does. “