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Looking for ways to support the people in Palestine? Here's a start.
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Latest Update: 5/24/21
American Friends of Magen David Adom (Red Star of David) | Red Star of David supports Israel's primary ambulance, blood-services and disaster-relief organization. When tragedy strikes in Israel, Magen David Adom (MDA) is often on the frontlines helping victims receive proper medical care. MDA also provides first-responder medical training to approximately 90,000 people each year throughout Israel. It is a non-government organization that works in association with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent.
Anera |This non-profit organisation works on the ground in Palestine (also in Lebanon and Jordan) to help with emergency relief. Anera also helps with the long-term needs of those in need of healthcare, education and economic development.
Doctors Without Borders | Doctors Without Borders is an international organization that provides lifesaving medical humanitarian care across the world, and speaks out about what they see. The group works in more than 70 countries, as well as the Palestinian territories. Not only do their teams treat victims of war and violence, but also respond to other medical needs, such as mental health care and the coronavirus pandemic. They were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999.
Human Appeal: Gaza in Crisis | Running a campaign to support Palestinians in Gaza amid the genocide they are currently enduring. Funds from their campaign will directly go towards equipping the already strained hospitals with needed supplies and medicines. They are also providing food parcels and water to affected families.
Human Concern: Palestine Relief | Our mission is more than to provide temporary relief. It is to take the residents of Palestine from crises to sustainability by investing in programs that provides education and economic empowerment. Human Concern International is committed to the United Nations SDGs and is working tirelessly to make a sustainable impact in the fight against poverty.
NATAL ISRAEL TRAUMA CENTER FOR VICTIMS OF TERROR AND WAR | They provide multidisciplinary treatment and support to direct and indirect victims of trauma due to terror and war in Israel.
Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) | Providing medical and healthcare to Palestinians in need, specifically women and children including emergency reflect, psychosocial support and other medical needs.
Middle East Children’s Alliance with Pali Roots | Providing meals for children in Gaza
Pali Roots | PaliRoots is a social-cause brand that is inspired by the courage and strength of the Palestinian people. Each product they craft has a story that empowers their community with the goal to provide the world with resources, information, and remembrance for the future generations to come. They donate to various Palestinian charities and are sponsors of this food drive.
MECA | MECA works to protect the health, lives, and rights of children in the Middle East. The primary tools they use are aid, education, and empowerment. Programs include direct humanitarian relief as well as projects to help support income generation. Human rights awareness is also improved by encouraging dialogue on the international level.
Muslim Aid USA: Palestine Emergency | We are working alongside PRCS to provide these hospitals with everything that is needed to treat the wounded and the sick, including PPE, medicine (supplied locally), and medical supplies (supplied locally). Our partners have established a 30-bed field hospital in the Al Swanneh neighborhood. The hospital’s goal is to stabilize those injured as much as possible.
The International Committee of the Red Cross | The International Committee of the Red Cross is working with both the Magen David Adom (Red Star of David) and the Palestine Red Crescent Society to promote the welfare and safety of the wounded in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank.
The Palestinian Child Relief (PCRF)| A grassroots organisation which is working directly within Palestine to provide medical care, supplies, food medicine and more.
Rebuilding Alliance | Providing meals to those in Palestine and providing jobs to women to help with financial stability. Rebuilding Alliance is dedicated to advancing equal rights for Palestinians through education, advocacy and support. There’s also the goal of launching a Palestinian all-female-run restaurant.
UNICEF | Working with the United Nations, UNICEF works with 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives and to defend their rights.
United Hatzalah | United Hatzalah is the largest independent, non-profit, volunteer Emergency Medical Service (EMS) in Israel. Volunteers drive ambucycles from emergency to emergency, providing fast and free medical care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With more than 6,000 volunteers, they're able to respond to emergencies across the country in less than 3 minutes and 90 seconds in metropolitan areas.
United Palestinian Appeal: Makassed Hospital | Makassed Hospital is the only charitable hospital run by Palestinians and for Palestinians in Jerusalem. It remains committed to standards of excellence and to providing the best possible medical services to all – sick or injured – who arrive at its doorstep.