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Addameer—Prisoners’ Rights and Support Group
Al-Isra’ Bldg., 7th floor, Al-Irsal St. • Ramallah, Palestine • P.O. Box 17338 • Jerusalem
Supports Palestinian political prisoners through visits, aid, advocacy and the media.
American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA)
1522 K St. NW, Suite 202 • Washington, DC 20005-1270 • (202) 347-2558
Sponsors ongoing programs in the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon and Jordan and provides emergency relief.
American University of Beirut/Medical Emergency Fund
3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor • New York, NY 10017-2303 • (212) 583-7600
Provides medical services for the victims of the recent war.
Atfaluna Society for Deaf Children
72 Philisteen St. • P.O. Box 44 • Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Palestine (via Israel) • +972-8-2828495 www.atfaluna.net (G)
Provides education and training to deaf and hearing-impaired persons (and their families) in the Gaza Strip. Also serves as the main referral and resource center for hospitals, clinics and institutions for the deaf and hearing-impaired.
BADR for Development and Relief
P.O. Box 1885 • Dearborn, MI 48121 • 1-877-825-BADR
Provides aid to Algerian development projects and sponsorship for poor families, orphans, widows and students.
Egyptian American Childhood Cancer Association
33 Kasr El Aini, 9th Floor • Foum El Khalig, 11441 • Cairo, Egypt • 011-20-2-368-0106 / 363-8875 / 363-6169
Building a hospital in Egypt dedicated to the care of children with cancer.
Four Homes of Mercy of the Arab Orthodox Invalids’ Home Charitable Society
Friends of the Four Homes of Mercy • P.O. Box 19185 ”¢ Jerusalem, Palestine (via Israel) 91191 ”¢ +972-2-6282076
Provides specialist residential services and respite care for people with congenital and acquired neurological disorders.
Fund for Armenian Relief
630 Second Avenue • New York, NY 10016 • (212) 889-5150
Supports Armenian communities including in Lebanon, where Armenian villages gave shelter to refugees from the recent war.
P.O. Box 5481 • Santa Clara, California, 95056 • (866) 2-HIDAYA
Sponsors educational, social welfare and charitable projects in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, West Africa, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, the U.S. and Canada.
Hariri Foundation Lebanon Relief Fund
7501 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 715 • Bethesda, MD 28014-3602 • (301) 656-1666
Provides emergency medical services, food, water, shelter, clothing and refugee relocation for the victims of the recent war in Lebanon.
Helping Hand for Relief and Development ( Helping Hand USA)
12541 McDougall St • Detroit, MI 48212 • Toll Free # 1-888-808-HELP (4357)
Helping Hand FOR Relief And Development is a global humanitarian relief and development organization responding to human sufferings in emergency and disastrous situations anywhere all over the world regardless race, gender, ethnicity, class, location, religion, color, cultural diversity and social background; with special focus in countries where the massive population living below the poverty line like Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Kenya, Sudan and many others.
Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF)
P.O. Box 6687 • Silver Spring, MD 20906 • (866) 871-HCEF
Sponsors ongoing programs for Palestinian Christians in education, child sponsorship and housing, as well as an emergency fund to supply medication, medical supplies, food and services.
International Orthodox Christian Charities
110 West Road, Suite 360 • Baltimore, MD 21204 • (410) 243-9820; Fax: (410) 243-9824
Repairs infrastructure, sponsors educational and nutritional programs and is providing emergency relief for victims of the recent war in Lebanon.
Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Relief-Helping Hand
166-26 89th Avenue • Jamaica, NY 11432 • (718) 658-7028
Provides humanitarian aid to Muslims in Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Chechnya, Palestine and the U.S.
Islamic Relief USA
P.O. Box 6098 • Burbank, CA 91510 • 1-888-479-4968
Works in over 30 countries to alleviate hunger, illiteracy and diseases, provides rapid relief to victims of man-made and natural disasters.
The Jerusalem Fund
2425 Virginia Ave. NW • Washington, DC 20037 • (202) 338-1958
Provides grants for humanitarian and cultural projects in Lebanon, Palestine and Jordan, as well as for educational projects in the U.S.
P.O. Box 224846 • Dallas, Texas 75222-9785 • 972) 664-1991
Supports relief and development programs in the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon and Jordan.
Life for Relief and Development
P.O. Box 236 • Southfield, MI 48037 • (248) 424-7493
Provides medicines and medical equipment and supports infrastructure development in Afghanistan, Lebanon, Iraq and Palestine.
447 Lawton Ave. • Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 • (917) 803-9111
Maysoon Zayid personally travels to nine different Palestinian refugee camps, where she provides humanitarian assistance and sponsors programs for disabled, wounded and at-risk refugee children.
Médecins Sans FrontiÃ¨res/Doctors Without Borders
333 7th Ave., 2nd Floor • New York, NY 10001 • (212) 679-6800
Global organization that provides emergency medical relief across the Arab and Muslim world, including the victims of the recent war in Lebanon.
Dept. W • 3015 SW 1st Ave. • Portland, OR 97201 • (800) 292-3355
Global organization that provides emergency humanitarian relief across the Arab and Muslim world, including the victims of the recent war in Lebanon.
Middle East Children’s Alliance
905 Parker St. • Berkeley, CA 94710 • (510) 548-0542
Promotes peace and justice in the Middle East, focusing on Palestine, Israel, Lebanon and Iraq through educating North Americans about U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and supporting relief and development projects in the region.
730 11th St. NW Suite 302 • Washington, DC 20001 • (202) 388-0000 • Fax (202) 388-0061
Founded by spouses of Arab ambassadors to the U.S., the foundation sponsors a number of projects in the U.S. and Arab world. It is currently collecting tax-exempt donations for the Lebanese Red Cross. If you want your donation to go to Lebanon relief, please write “Lebanese Red Cross” on your donation check.
The Nazareth Project Inc.
237 North Prince Street • Lancaster, PA 17603 • (717) 290-1800
Raises funds to support the Nazareth Hospital in Israel and St. Luke’s Hospital in Nablus, the West Bank. Interested persons can donate online or volunteer to help raise funds.
Near East Foundation
420 Lexington Ave., Suite 2516 • New York, NY 10170 • (212) 867-0064
Supports community development and provides humanitarian and emergency assistance in over 16 countries.
Palestine Children’s Relief Fund
P.O. Box 1926 • Kent, OH 44240 • (330) 678-2645
Sponsors free medical care in the U.S. for children who cannot be adequately treated in the Middle East, trains local doctors and sends medical supplies to Lebanon, the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Palestine Children’s Welfare Fund
Supports educational and health programs for Palestinian children living in West Bank and Gaza Strip refugee camps.
Pilgrims of Ibillin
1541 Comanche Glen • Madison , WI 53704
Supports Palestinian Christian citizens of Israel through Archbishop Elias Chacour, promoting education and interfaith understanding.
Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice
P.O. Box 12149 • Olympia, WA 98508 • (360) 866-2053
In the memory of Rachel Corrie, the Corrie family foundation promotes educational programs in the U.S. and economic, environmental and social justice in Rafah, where Corrie was killed.
René Moawad Foundation
3231 P St., NW, 2nd Floor • Washington, DC 20007 • (202) 338-3535
Promotes social, economic, agricultural and rural development, democracy and human rights in Lebanon, as well as emergency relief for the victims of the recent war.
Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees
Friends of the Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS) • P.O. Box 450554 • Atlanta, GA 31145 • (404) 441-2702
U.S.-based support group which receives tax-free donations for this grassroots, community-based Palestinian health organization.
United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)
Friends of UNRWA Association, Inc. • 1666 K Street NW • Suite 440 • Washington, DC 20006
This U.N. agency aids Palestinian refugees through emergency relief such as food and health care, as well as long-term assistance through education and finance programs.
United Palestinian Appeal
1330 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Suite 104 • Washington, DC 20037 • (202) 659-5007
Sponsors health, education, and community development programs in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
P.O. Box 9716 • Federal Way, WA 98063-9716 • (888) 511-6598
Global Christian humanitarian organization providing relief in many countries in the Arab and Muslim world.
The Zakat Foundation of America
P.O. Box 639 • Worth, IL 60482 • (708) 499-6151 • Fax (708) 499-6154
Sponsors programs for emergency relief, orphan sponsorship, education, development and health in 10 countries.