Magazine article Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

'Tis the Season for Charitable Giving: A Washington Report Compendium

Magazine article Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

'Tis the Season for Charitable Giving: A Washington Report Compendium

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Addameer-Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association: 3 Edward Said St., Sebat Bldg, 1st Floor, Suite 2 * Ramallah, Palestine * PO Box 17338 * +972 (0)2 296 04 46 * www.addameer.org * Supports Palestinian political prisoners through visits, aid, advocacy and the media.

Alalusi Foundation: 1975 National Ave., Hayward, CA 94545 * (510) 887-2374 * www.alalusifoundation.org * Iraq Orphans Project provides support to more than 2,300 orphaned children in Iraq.

Amaanah Refugee Services: 10333 Harwin Dr., Suite 675 * Houston, TX 77036 * (713) 370-3063 * www.refugeelink.com * Collects food, clothes, furniture and funds for refugees being resettled in Houston. ($)(R)

American Friends of Birzeit University: 1416 N. Utah St. * Arlington, VA 22201 * www.birzeit.edu * For more than half a century Birzeit University has provided an excellent education for Palestinian men and women.

American Friends of UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East): 1666 K St. NW * Washington, DC 20006 * (202) 223-3767 * www.unrwausa.org * Supports the humanitarian work of UNRWA through outreach, fund-raising, and advocacy. ($)(R)

American Refugee Committee: 615 1st Ave NE, Suite 500 * Minneapolis, MN 55413-2681 * (800) 875-7060 * www.arcrelief.org * Provides emergency support, clean water, shelter and health care to refugees from Syria, South Sudan, Pakistan, Afghanistan and elsewhere. ($)(R)

American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA): 1111 14th St. NW, Suite 400 * Washington, DC 20005 * (202) 266-9700 * www.anera.org * Sponsors ongoing programs in the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon and Jordan, and provides emergency relief.

AMIDEAST: 2025 M St. NW, Suite 600 * Washington, DC 20036-3363 * (202) 776-9600 * www.amideast.org * Provides scholarships to deserving Arab youth, including Hope Fund scholarships for Palestinian college students. ($)

Ashoka-Middle East/North Africa Program: 1700 North Moore St., Suite 2000 * Arlington, VA 22209 * (703) 527-8300 * www.ashoka.org/mena * Provides grants to social entrepreneurs who propose ideas and projects offering innovative solutions to humanitarian and human rights issues.

Atfaluna Society for Deaf Children: 72 Philisteen Street * PO Box 1276 * Gaza, Palestine * (+972-8) 2828495 * www.atfaluna.net * Provides education and training to deaf and hearing-impaired individuals and their families in the Gaza Strip.

The Bethlehem Association: PO Box 1111 * Media, PA 19063 * (610) 353-2010 * www.bethlehemassoc.org * An organization of the Bethlehemite Diaspora, the Bethlehem Association collects donations to support well-established and recognized charities and clinics in the West Bank's Bethlehem District, the cities of Bethlehem, Beit Jala and Beit Sahour.

Catholic Charities USA: PO Box 17066 * Baltimore, MD 21297 * (800) 919-9338 * www.catholiccharitiesusa.org * Helps the homeless, hungry, sick, and vulnerable in American communities, including refugees and asylum-seekers already in U.S. ($)

Four Homes of Mercy: The Arab Orthodox Invalid's Home Charitable Society: PO Box 19185 * Jerusalem, Palestine 91191 * +972-02-627-4871 * www.fourhomesofmercy.com * Provides specialist residential services and respite care for people with congenital and acquired neurological disorders.

The Free Gaza Movement: 405 Vista Heights Rd. * El Cerrito, CA 94530 * (510) 232-2500 * www.freegaza.org * Challenges the Israeli siege of the Gaza Strip by boat, bringing symbolic humanitarian aid.

Friends of UPMRC (Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees): PO Box 450554, Atlanta, GA 31145 * (404) 441-2702 * A grassroots community-based Palestinian health organization, founded by Palestinian doctors, to support the Palestinian Medical Relief Society. (G)($)

Fund for Armenian Relief: 630 Second Ave. * New York, NY 10016 * (212) 889-5150 * www.farusa.org * Supports Armenian communities, including in Lebanon, where Armenian villages give shelter to refugees of recent wars. …

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