"Physical and mental health for
disadvantaged children of
East Jerusalem and the West Bank"


Here is the latest news from the Spafford Children's Center as well as details of our current fundraising activities.

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UK Friends of the Spafford Children’s Center – Christmas newsletter 2018

UNWRA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) supports 5.3 million Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria and now faces a $446 million funding shortfall after US funding cuts were announced. It is nearly impossible for any single other organisation, or a collective of organisations, to sufficiently supplement UNWRA’s programmes. The shortfall […]

American Friends of the Spafford Children’s Center – Christmas 2018 newsletter

Horatio Gates Spafford knew tragedy and loss. His four precious daughters perished in a shipwreck; only his wife survived. Drawing strength from his faith he wrote the lyrics for the hymn “It is Well with My Soul” that is often heard in times of mourning and thanksgiving. When peace, like a river, attendeth my way, […]

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