Playgrounds for Palestine is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization registered in Pennsylvania, USA.  It was established in 2001 by Susan Abulhawa as a measure to uphold the Right to Play, enshrined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Madison, Wisconsin Chapter

United Kingdom Chapter

“Just two days after some of us returned from a trip to the Holy Land, we saw a full page article in a national newspaper about Susan and her work for Playgrounds for Palestine. We got in touch and many months later, after much hard work, the UK branch of Playgrounds for Palestine was born! All of us are committed to helping children experience the joys of childhood. All of us believe that together we can make a difference, however small, to children’s lives.

“We have been touched by the warmth and generosity shown by people in the UK to our UK registered charity – the ability to help children in Palestine clearly means a lot to many. We feel privileged to help build playgrounds which are such an essential part of childhood.
 
“We would love to hear from anyone in the UK or Europe who feels the same. You can get in touch with us through our website https://playgroundsforpalestineuk.org/ and please do like us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/playgroundsforpalestineuk/  It would be great to hear from you!”
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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

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Play, while it cannot change the external realities of children’s lives, can be a vehicle for children to explore and enjoy their differences and similarities and to create, even for a brief time, a more just world where everyone is an equal and valued participant.