Join the MECA Children’s Circle with a Monthly Gift

Stand with children and refugees all year round.

By joining MECA’s Children’s Circle, you’ll stand with the most vulnerable families in Palestine and Lebanon.


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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 $27 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


Palestinian Holiday Crafts Mini Bazaar

We're thrilled to let you know that our 18th Palestinian Holiday Crafts Bazaar is returning, after last year's hiatus due... Read More >

Project Updates

Gaza Lights: Electrical Power for People Under Siege

"Many mothers told us the same story. Their children are so scared of the dark they won’t even get up... Read More >

Plant-a-Tree in Palestine

Please honor special occasions, significant dates, holidays, and loved ones by planting a tree in Palestine. The Plant-a-Tree in Palestine... Read More >

The Blog

VIDEO: “In My Mother’s Footsteps” Book Launch with Mona Hajjar Halaby

Join Middle East Children’s Alliance to celebrate the release of Mona Hajjar Halaby's new book! Mona is a long-time friend... Read More >

Heartwarming visit to our playground in Khuza’a, Gaza

Playing with my niece Maryam in the sand area After taking 10 days off of work, since I was extremely... 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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