Transforming lives, empowering communities since 1978

  • Mission

    United Palestinian Appeal works to alleviate the suffering of Palestinians, particularly those in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and refugee camps throughout the Middle East, and to contribute to the long-term socioeconomic and cultural development of Palestinian society.

  • History

    UPA was established in 1978 in New York state by Palestinian-Americans from the business and professional communities who shared a vision of creating an efficient and professionally managed charity that would assist needy Palestinians and...

  • Board

    Read more about the members of UPA's Board of Trustees.

  • International Advisory Council

    Read more about the members of UPA's International Advisory Council.

  • Staff

    Learn more about the UPA staff.

  • Reports

    Recent annual reports, audited financial statements, and Form 990s.

  • Q&A

    Answers to frequently asked questions about UPA programs.

  • Partners

    Since 1980, UPA has worked with partners in the West Bank, Gaza, and refugee camps in Lebanon to achieve our common goal of contributing to the long-term socioeconomic and cultural development of Palestinian Society.