"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

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*

Dr. Jantien Dajani

The Very Reverand David A. duPlantier

Mr. Ghaleb Kaloti

Rev. Canon John L. Peterson

Mrs. Suhad Sa’adi

Mr. Issa Tahhan

Mr. Nicholas Vester*

Mr. Beckett Vester*

*indicates a relationship to the Center’s founding family

Board of Trustees Palestine

Mr. Issa K. Tahhan (Chairman)

Mr. Ghaleb Kaloti (Deputy Chairman)

Mr. Bashar Barghouthi (Treasurer)

Mr. Anan Takrouri (Secretary)

Ms. Dana Afifi

Mr. Elias Al Arja

Mr. Ziad Bandak

Mrs. Rania Elias

Mr. Tarek Shakka