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Winter Relief

Every winter as rain and snow falls in Palestine and Lebanon, MECA and our partners provide warm clothes, heating fuel, and other vital support for children and families

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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.
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News & Updates

Events

Award-winning documentary “THE JUDGE”

When she was a young lawyer, Kholoud Al-Faqih walked into the office of Palestine’s Chief Justice and announced she wanted... Read More >

Project Updates

Winter Aid for Refugees from Syria

Children of Al-Jalil Center found a great partner with MECA based on our shared goals of helping displaced people and... Read More >

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 >

The Blog

In Support of Angela Davis

Angela Davis speaking at MECA's 30th Anniversary Celebration The Middle East Children’s Alliance joins progressive organizations and individuals in Birmingham... Read More >

Hello from Gaza

Hello from Gaza… It is raining and windy outside. The cold weather struck us suddenly. Fortunately, our MECA Gaza staff... 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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