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


We are very grateful to our supportive Patrons:


The Rt. Revd Lord Carey of Clifton and Lady Carey

Abdul Mohsen Al-Qattan

Board of Trustees Jerusalem

The Spafford Children’s Center’s Board of Trustees includes some of the descendants of Anna and Horatio Spafford (marked below with an asterisk*), who take pride in continuing to support the institution. The Center is also served by Palestinian Board members from Jerusalem and the West Bank who bring a collective local knowledge and understanding of the issues facing the families we serve.

Prof. Wendy Whiting Blome* (Chairman)

Mr. Bashar Barghouti (Treasurer)

Dr. Maher Deeb (Vice Chair)

Djemila, Lady Cope* (Minutes Secretary)

Revd Canon  John L.Peterson

Rev David duPlantier

Mr. Nicholas Vester*

Mr. Beckett Vester*

Mr. Issa Tahhan

Mr. Ghaleb Kaloti

Dr. Jantien Dajani

Mrs. Suhad Sa’adi

*indicates a relationship to the Center’s founding family

Board of Trustees Palestine

Mr. Issa K. Tahhan (Chairman)

Mr Bashar Barghouthi (Deputy Chairman)

Mr Ghaleb Kaloti (Treasurer)

Mr Elias Arja (Secretary)

Ms. Gina Abu Zalaf

Mr Ziad Al Bandak

Mrs Rania Elias

Mr Tareq Shak’ah

Mr Anan Takrouri

Mr Hani Douyek