Hanan Urick

Hanan Urick is a first generation Palestinian-American. She is a mom, pharmacist, school volunteer and childrens’ rights advocate. She grew up in North Jersey and holds a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science and a PharmD from Shenandoah University. She currently resides in West Chester, Pennsylvania with her husband, daughter and son. Her involvement in Playgrounds for Palestine stems from her love of children and her strong beliefs in the merits of play.

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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.

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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.