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Save the Date: APWA’s Annual Interfaith Iftar

4 Apr

We are American Palestinian women who give voice to Palestinian women. Since inception, we have dedicated every dollar we raise to help Palestinian children as well as American children in our midst such as the homeless youth and the children of the Navajo people. Throughout, our aim is to raise awareness about the plight of the Palestinian people and those in need at home. This year our Interfaith Iftar event will focus on the predicament of the Palestinian children refugees. It is our Hope you will attend our May 5th interfaith Iftar event.

APWA School Supplies Drive for Palestinian Children in Gaza August 14 – September 30, 2014

7 Aug

The American Palestinian Women’s Association (APWA) is organizing a School Supplies Drive for children in Gaza, Palestine. Our objective is to provide school supplies to 300 students in Elementary, Middle and High School for the upcoming school year. Be it a backpack to carry their school books, pencils and crayons to write and draw, notebooks to do their homework – each donated item will bring a little bit of joy, and help them meet their educational obligation. Gaza children and their families have been subjected to immense suffering – your generous gift will let them know we care.

 Below is a list of requested donations

  • Backpacks and Pencil cases
  • Pens, Pencils and Colored Pencils
  • Crayons, Highlighters and Markets
  • Erasers and Sharpeners
  • Glue sticks, Calculators, Scissors and Rulers
  • Binders, Folders and Dividers
  • Spiral Notebooks and General Notebooks

Where:

St Alban’s Church, The Rector’s House Screened-In Porch across from the Bishop’s Garden at the National Cathedral,  3001 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20016

Important: Please make sure to write:APWA SCHOOL SUPPLIES DRIVE” on your package. Please include a list of the contents of your donations in your package as we need to provide this to the Israeli authorities. In addition, please email Dina (apwadn@gmail.com) with the list of contents and the date you dropped off your package.

Should you wish to add a personal note with your donated supplies, please feel free to do so – we know from past drives that Palestinian children in Gaza love to know you care.

Dates: Thursday, August 14 – Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Time: Between 8am – 730pm

For additional information or any questions, please contact:

Dina A. Najia e-mail: apwadn@gmail.com  & by cell: (703) 342 8355

2013 Annual Holiday Bazaar Proceeds will Support Augusta Victoria Hospital, East Jerusalem

4 Nov

American Palestinian Women’s Association

(APWA)

Annual Holiday Bazaar

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Epiphany United Methodist Church

1014 Country Club Drive NE

Vienna, VA 22180

Saturday, November 16, 2013

10 AM — 4:30 PM

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Featuring

Gifts from the Holy Land

Palestinian Embroideries, Christmas Ornaments,

Olive Wood Mangers, Jerusalem Pottery,

Handmade Nabulsi Soaps, Olive Oil and Crafts

Purchased from

Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Gaza and the Ramallah Region

&

Homemade Palestinian Foods

Falahi Vegetarian Lunch, Baklawa,

Honey and Savory Treats.

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All Proceeds will Support

Augusta Victoria Hospital, East Jerusalem, Palestine

http://actpalestineforum.org/projects/housing-for-augusta-victoria-hospital-patients/

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For further information:

Samar Najia: Najdaj1423@gmail.com

http://www.unicef.org/oPt/real_lives_7691.html

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APWA is a non-profit organization under the IRS code 501(c)(3)

 

2012 Holiday Bazaar

18 Oct

American Palestinian Women’s Association

(APWA)

Annual Holiday Bazaar

*

Epiphany United Methodist Church

1014 Country Club Drive NE

Vienna, VA 22180

Saturday, November 10, 2012

10 AM — 4:30 PM

*

Featuring

Gifts from the Holy Land

Palestinian Embroideries, Christmas Ornaments,

Olive Wood Mangers, Jerusalem Pottery,

Handmade Nabulsi Soaps, Olive Oil and Crafts

Purchased from

Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Gaza and the Ramallah Region

&

Homemade Palestinian Foods

Falahi Vegetarian Lunch, Baklawa,

Honey and Savory Treats.

*

All Proceeds will Support

The Episcopal Al Ahli Arab Hospital Relief Fund

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For further information:

http://episcopaldigitalnetwork.com/ens/2012/06/06/bishops-urge-obama-to-intervene-in-un-funding-cut-for-gaza-hospital/

Samira Nasser (703) 938-3102

Samiranasser2000@yahoo.com

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APWA is a non-profit organization under the IRS code 501(c)(3

Eid Mubarak

18 Aug
American Palestinian Women’s Association extends the warmest wishes to all APWA members and friends on the advent of
Eid Al Fitr.
 Eid Sa’id  
للجميع وكل عام وانتم بخير و عافية
Eid Mubarak

APWA’s Annual Holiday Bazaar

23 Dec

American Palestinian Women’s Association

Bridging Cultures for a Brighter Future

(APWA)

Annual Holiday Bazaar

Epiphany United Methodist Church

1014 Country Club Drive NE

Vienna, VA 22180

Saturday, November 12, 2011

10 AM — 4:30 PM

Featuring

Gifts from the Holy Land

       Palestinian Embroideries, Christmas Ornaments,

  Olive Wood handcrafts, Jerusalem Pottery,

           Handmade Nabulsi Soaps, and Olive Oil

Purchased from

Bethlehem, Jerusalem, and the Ramallah Region

       &

Home made Palestinian food, baked goods, and savory and honey sweet treats.

 

All Proceeds will Support

The Hope Fund:

http://www.thehopefund.org/index.html

 

For further information, please contact:

Samira Nasser (703) 938-3102

 Samiranasser2000@yahoo.com

APWA is a non-profit organization under the IRS code 501(c)(3)

Aside

Since 2004 American Palestinian Women’s Association is Serving our Community

20 Dec

 American Palestinian Women’s Association

(APWA)

“Bridging Cultures for a Brighter Future”

APWA is a non-profit, non-political, secular, organization, established in 2004 by concerned American Palestinian women in The Washington, DC Metropolitan Area.

APWA aims to:

  • Address the needs of American Palestinian women and their families.
  • Build American Palestinian women’s capacity to improve their familial social, cultural and economic conditions.
  • Create support networks for American Palestinian women and their families for better and more effective integration in the U.S.
  • Introduce the Palestinian narrative thru cultural interaction to build cross-cultural bridges between and among our communities.

APWA is a non-profit organization under the IRS code 501(c)(3)