small park BIG RUN will raise funds for two Palestinian projects through donations, fundraising on the day and sponsorship. Information and details of how to support the two charities are below.
Children’s play and educational projects in Gaza
Sheffield Palestine Solidarity Campaign has supported several children’s educational and play projects in Gaza, Palestine for more than 20 years. The projects in refugee camps provide the children there with vital support and respite from the impoverished, stressful lives. More details on the projects * sponsorship form
University education for Palestinian women
Sheffield Palestine Women’s Scholarship Fund supports Palestinian women in Gaza to enter higher education through a yearly scholarship. It was set up in 2007 and currently supports 41 Palestinian women in the Gaza Strip by paying their university entrance fees. Whilst based in Sheffield it has supporters across the UK, in particular in Bolton and Saddleworth. Suzan Salman Abu Khadra is one of the scholarship fund’s first students. Read her story here
One year’s university fees is around £300. To sponsor the Sheffield Palestine Women’s Scholarship Fund please follow this link to Virgin Giving.