PfP SkateQilya featured on NBC News

From NBC News:  The following article on SkateQilya, a project sponsored by PfP, appeared on NBC online SEP 2 2017, 5:30 AM ET Skateboarding Camp Helps Palestinians See Beyond West Bank Walls by PETRA CAHILL and LAWAHEZ JABARI Abdullah Milhem takes to the air on a ramp at SkateQilya in the West Bank. Adam Abel / NBC News QALQILYA, West Bank — Residents in this Palestinian city never see the sunset; Israel’s imposing security wall blocks the view towards the west, and much else. Now, a skateboarding summer camp in Qalqilya is

Girls on Wheels

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 of Jayyous. Rama, who was 12 at the time, is an inline skater and also a character in our documentary film. She was the first girl skater we could find, and as you will witness in …this video, she becomes the first skateboarder in Jayyous. Let’s help Palestinian kids learn how to fly!    

PfP receives local news coverage

Philadelphia Fox News featured a story on its news programming about Playgrounds for Palestine in May 2002, after founder susan abulhawa traveled to Jenin just after a major invasion of a refugee camp by Israeli occupation forces.

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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! Follow @playgroundsforpalestine on Instagram. Tag 2 friends in the comments of our giveaway post. A winner will be announced on November 5! 𝙏𝙪𝙧𝙖𝙩𝙝 𝙗𝙡𝙚𝙣𝙙 𝙞𝙨 𝙖𝙣 𝙚𝙭𝙩𝙧𝙖 𝙫𝙞𝙧𝙜𝙞𝙣, 𝙤𝙧𝙜𝙖𝙣𝙞𝙘, 𝙁𝙖𝙞𝙧 𝙏𝙧𝙖𝙙𝙚 𝙤𝙡𝙞𝙫𝙚 𝙤𝙞𝙡 𝙢𝙖𝙙𝙚 𝙛𝙧𝙤𝙢 𝙉𝙖𝙗𝙖𝙡𝙞 𝙤𝙡𝙞𝙫𝙚𝙨, 𝙖𝙣 𝙞𝙣𝙙𝙞𝙜𝙚𝙣𝙤𝙪𝙨 𝙋𝙖𝙡𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙞𝙖𝙣𝙫𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙚𝙩𝙮 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙨𝙡𝙞𝙜𝙝𝙩𝙡𝙮 𝙛𝙧𝙪𝙞𝙩𝙮 𝙤𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙩𝙤𝙣𝙚𝙨 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙖 𝙨𝙡𝙞𝙜𝙝𝙩 𝙥𝙚𝙥𝙥𝙚𝙧𝙮 𝙛𝙞𝙣𝙞𝙨𝙝. 𝙊𝙪𝙧 𝙤𝙞𝙡𝙨 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙤𝙧𝙜𝙖𝙣𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙮 𝙜𝙧𝙤𝙬𝙣 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙝𝙖𝙧𝙫𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙚𝙙𝙗𝙮 𝙝𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙛𝙧𝙤𝙢 𝙛𝙖𝙢𝙞𝙡𝙮 𝙛𝙖𝙧𝙢𝙨 𝙤𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙝𝙞𝙡𝙡𝙨 𝙤𝙛 𝙋𝙖𝙡𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙚. [𝘼𝙄𝘿𝘼 𝙞𝙨 𝙖 𝙥𝙧𝙞𝙫𝙖𝙩𝙚 𝙡𝙖𝙗𝙚𝙡 𝙚𝙭𝙘𝙡𝙪𝙨𝙞𝙫𝙚 𝙤𝙣𝙡𝙮 𝙩𝙤 𝙋𝙡𝙖𝙮𝙜𝙧𝙤𝙪𝙣𝙙𝙨 𝙛𝙤𝙧𝙋𝙖𝙡𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙚. 100% 𝙤𝙛 𝙥𝙧𝙤𝙘𝙚𝙚𝙙𝙨 𝙜𝙤 𝙩𝙤 𝙛𝙪𝙣𝙙 𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙥𝙧𝙤𝙟𝙚𝙘𝙩𝙨 𝙗𝙪𝙞𝙡𝙙𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙥𝙡𝙖𝙮𝙜𝙧𝙤𝙪𝙣𝙙𝙨 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙘𝙝𝙞𝙡𝙙𝙧𝙚𝙣 𝙞𝙣 𝙋𝙖𝙡𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙚 𝙖𝙣𝙙𝙨𝙪𝙧𝙧𝙤𝙪𝙣𝙙𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙧𝙚𝙛𝙪𝙜𝙚𝙚 𝙘𝙖𝙢𝙥𝙨].

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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. “