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Thank you for your generosity!

Thanks to the generosity of hundreds of supporters from California to Australia to Kuwait, we raised enough for our $50,000 match and we exceeded our fundraising goal! Thank you for helping us do more in 2018!

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The Middle East Children’s Alliance is a nonprofit organization working for the rights and the well-being of children in the Middle East. MECA supports dozens of community projects for Palestinian children and refugees from Syria. Since 1988 we have delivered $21 million in food and medical aid to Palestine, Iraq, and Lebanon. MECA welcomes the support of all people who care about children and their future.

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We create educational and cultural programs in the US and internationally to increase understanding of the lives of children in the Middle East. We collect funds so that we can provide:

  • Direct Aid: Providing food, medicine, medical supplies, clothes, books, toys and school supplies to children
  • Clean, Safe Water: Building and installing water purification units in schools and preschools throughout Gaza
  • Financial Support for Community Projects: Partnering with clinics, kindergartens, counseling centers, libraries, accessible parks and playgrounds, sports teams, arts and media programs.
  • University Scholarships: Awarding scholarships to talented and ambitious high school graduates in the West Bank and Gaza to obtain degrees and the skills to make important contributions to their communities and their country.

News & Updates


Noam Chomsky “Whither Palestine?”

Buy your tickets now! In Celebration of our 30th Anniversary The Middle East Children's Alliance Presents A Special Evening With... Read More >

Free Ahed Tamimi

Stand with Ahed Tamimi & all Palestinian Political Prisoners Wednesday, January 31st Facebook event 4:30-6pm Rally at the Oakland Federal... Read More >

Project Updates

Education for Syrian Refugees

I used to have a peaceful life and live in my amazing home in Deraa [Syria]. I enjoyed the nature... Read More >

Jenin Freedom Theatre

Jenin Freedom Theatre is a cultural center in Jenin Refugee Camp, Palestine, which offers a range of cultural activities, including... Read More >

The Blog

We can do even more—your gift matched by Dec 31!

There are just 2 days left for you to make a year-end gift to the Middle East Children’s Alliance that... Read More >

You are part of our team

Girls in Jabalia Refugee Camp learning to ride bikes as part of a MECA-funded sports project We are three women... Read More >

What People Are Saying

Well known academics, activists and professionals support MECA’s work

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They do incredible work, courageous work of enormous significance for major problems. The problems facing children under occupation and under military attack. And they have had a great record of success…

NOAM CHOMSKY, American Linguist, Philosopher, Cognitive Scientist, Historian, Social Critic and Activist

MECA has been phenomenal at making sure there’s solidarity for Palestine among people around the world. Making sure that solidarity is felt, that it gives peoople sustenance, the ability to resist, and to maintain their dignity.

Diana Buttu, Palestinian Human Rights Lawyer and Activist

Thank You to Our Supporters

Read about the different ways other supporters have made a difference

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