Founded in 1988, the Middle East Children’s Alliance is a registered nonprofit organization working for the rights and the well-being of children in the Middle East.
MECA sends shipments of aid to Palestine, Iraq and Lebanon, and supports projects that make life better for the children.
The Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) is a nonprofit humanitarian aid organization based in Berkeley, California. We support children and families in Palestine, Iraq and Lebanon through:
- Direct aid including food, medicine, medical supplies, and clothes as well as books, toys and school supplies. Since 1988, we have sent more than $17 million in aid to children in Palestine, Iraq and Lebanon
- Financial support and professional assistance to community organizations in the West Bank and Gaza that help meet Palestinian children’s needs, including clinics, kindergartens, counseling centers, libraries; accessible parks and playgrounds; sports teams, and dance, music and art programs
- Educational and cultural programs in the US to increase understanding about the lives of children in the Middle East and the impact of US foreign policy on people in the region
- University scholarships for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank