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This list is a work-in-progress created by volunteers to provide an easily accessible resource of organizations working to support the human, social, and economic rights of the Palestinian people living in historic Palestine. While these organizations are all reputable and worth supporting, you should conduct your own research before deciding which ones to donate to.

1. Palestine Children’s Relief Fund: based in US, providing free medical care to Gaza’s children since 1992

2. Medical Aid to Palestinians: UK-based charity providing emergency and long-term medical aid to Palestinians in Gaza, the West Bank, and East Jerusalem

3. Grassroots Al-Quds: organization based in East Jerusalem, supporting Palestinian self-determination and community organization in East Jerusalem

4. Jerusalem Center for Women: East Jerusalem-based organization supporting Palestinian women and raising awareness about Israel’s human rights violations against Palestinians in the city

5. Defense for Children International-Palestine: Palestine-based organization providing legal assistance to Palestinian children arrested by the IDF and exposing Israeli human rights abuses against Palestinian children. Every year, approximately 500-700 Palestinian children, ages 12-17, are detained and prosecuted by Israeli’s military occupation.

6. Taawon: Palestine-based organization providing a range of support to Palestinians, including emergency support to Jerusalem hospitals and first-responders serving the Palestinian community in East Jerusalem

7. ANERA: US-based organization providing humanitarian aid to Palestinians, including providing emergency medical support to Gaza’s medica system

8. Institute for Middle East Understanding: US-based NGO doing vital work to bring mainstream media attention to Palestine and Palestinian perspectives, including by connecting American and foreign media organizations to experts on Palestine

9. Addameer: Palestine-based organization providing support to Palestinian political prisoners held by Israel

10. Al Mezan Center for Human Rights: Palestine-based organization engaging in international advocacy to promote human, social, and economic rights in the Gaza Strip

11. Human Appeal: UK-based NGO running a drive to provide olive trees to Palestinian families. Olive trees are a life-line for many Palestinian families. As a result, olive trees are targets for the Israeli military occupation as well as illegal Israeli Jewish settlers. Since 1967, Israel and its settlers have uprooted approximately 2.7 million olive trees There is also a Palestinian orphan-relief campaign currently being run on behalf of Human Appeal via Just Giving:

12. United Palestinian Appeal: US-based NGO providing a broad range of humanitarian, educational, and economic services to Palestinians in Gaza, the West Bank, and East Jerusalem. They have a 4 out of 4 star rating on Charity Navigator and use 98% of their on the services they deliver. They are currently running the “Ongoing Nakba Campaign” to address humanitarian needs of Palestinian communities suffering under Israeli violence:

13. Sunbula: supporting the economic independence of Palestinians under occupation by making their handicrafts directly available to consumers:

14. Canaan USA: supporting Palestinian farmers (agriculture is the most important economic sector in Palestine) by making their products directly available to consumers, including the most amazing Palestinian olive oil:

15. Islamic Relief: with chapters in various countries, including the US, UK, and Canada, Islamic Relief provides a range of support to Palestinians in Palestine including food assistance, vocational training, capacity building for Palestinian hospitals, water and sanitation programs, as well as vocational training.

16. UNRWA: The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East was established in 1949 to support those Palestinians that had been ethnically-cleansed from historic Palestine by Israel in 1947-48. Today it provides services to some 5.6 million Palestinian refugees, including in Gaza and the West Bank

17. Visualizing Palestine: with a team based around the globe, Visualizing Palestine provides data-driven tools to advance a fact-base narrative on Palestine.

18. Palestine Red Crescent: a branch of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent movement, this Palestine-based org provides emergency medical support to Palestinians in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza.

19. Palestinian BDS National Committee: broadest coalition of Palestinian civil society organizations working to lead and support the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement for Palestinian rights.

20. Donate to rebuild Gaza’s largest bookstore decimated by Israeli airstrikes: during its recent attacks, Israel targeted and destroyed Gaza’s largest, greatly beloved bookstore. Its founder, Shaban Aslim, had opened the bookstore at great personal sacrifice. Help him rebuild by supporting this GoFund Me effort:





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