Emergency Appeal

Palestinians and refugees from Syria are facing an enormous threat from COVID-19.

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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 $25 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


Project Updates

Shop Palestine

The Middle East Children's Alliance (MECA) Online Store has moved. Please visit our new and improved store online at  www.ShopPalestine.org... Read More >

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 >

The Blog

Update with Photos and Videos of MECA’s Emergency work in Palestine & Lebanon

Health worker in Gaza tries on Personal Protective Equipment Thank you to the hundreds of supporters who contributed to MECA’s... Read More >

PaliRoots Raises more than $100,000 to Provide Nutritious Meals for Children in Gaza

PaliRoots campaign has raised more than $100,000! Huge thanks to our partner PaliRoots for organizing this campaign benefiting MECA. All... 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

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