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ECOPEACE MIDDLE EAST ENVIRONMENTAL NGO FORUM's Fundraiser:

EcoPeace/Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME)

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THE STORY:

The Jordan River flows through the heart of the Middle East – culturally, spiritually, and physically. It is a holy river to half of humanity. Yet today, the Jordan is a trickling sewage canal, its flow hardly reaching the Dead Sea which relies on the Jordan for replenishment. The Dead Sea is dying.

What’s the good news? Because of our work over the last decade, fresh water began flowing naturally from the Sea of Galilee into the Lower Jordan River this past May for the first time in 49 years!

But it is just a drip compared to what is needed. We need your help to make the Jordan mighty once again.

Rehabilitation of the Jordan requires more water and more sanitation work, achievable only by cooperating across those same borders between Jordanians, Israelis, and Palestinians. The river’s waters need to be shared fairly amongst all the region’s residents and rights restored to access the river and its valley.

There are five ways you can help EcoPeace/FoEME use its role as the only Jordanian-Palestinian-Israeli NGO in existence to rehabilitate the Jordan River and stabilize the Dead Sea:

1 – Outreach to your faith community and raise $5,000 to help EcoPeace/FoEME win the SEChallenge. Your community (one busload) will get a free 1 day tour of the Jordan River from EcoPeace/FoEME for your next trip to the region!

Read more about the tour and importance of creating eco-tourism livelihoods for generating cooperation and building peace.

2 – Ask your friends for $50 to help one youth participate for a day in our cross-border environmental education camps.

Watch what cooperation and education for Environmental Peacemaking can be about.

3- Help us fund bike trails, cultural events, and eco-education facilities at our three EcoParks and the Jordan River Peace Park, thus exposing thousands of the Israelis, Palestinians and Jordanians to tangible examples of the win-win benefits of peace and environmental cooperation. Raise $3,000 to help us win the SEChallenge and get a free weekend stay at the SHE or Auja EcoParks!

4- Join the EcoPeace/FoEME team for the SEChallenge and tell your friends about some crazy thing you will do with their support to Save the River Jordan and Revive the Dead Sea…people laughed at us when we started 10 years ago. Yet now, for the first time in 49 years the Jordan River is starting a comeback!

Read more about our work to:

--Create the region’s first cross-border master plan for the entire lower Jordan River valley watershed

-- Publish the science on what the Jordan River requires to become sustainable and to stabilize the Dead Sea.

-- Create the trans-boundary Jordan River Peace Park, a key project to return fresh water to the Jordan and demonstrate the value of ecotourism.

5- Get our monthly newsletter, Environmental Peacemaking, by signing up through our homepage at www.foeme.org.

 

 

$9,751

MONEY RAISED
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  • Michael Schwartz

    $300

  • Youval Arbel

    $10

  • RACHEL ARBEL

    $20

  • The Werber family

    $10

  • Anonymous

     

  • Monica Lowenberg

     

  • Yiftach Millo

    $20

  • Roberta Weisbrod

    $50

  • Ursula Schmitt

    $20

  • Hal & Ruth Gainer

    $50

  • Martha Kruger and Mike Haberman

    $200

  • Hedda Kafka

    $10

  • Mathis Wackernagel

    $20

  • Erica & Steve Lyons

    $36

  • Sharon & Bob Cooper

    $36

  • Rachel Wasser

    $25

  • Susan Higgs

    $10

  • emagasba

    $20

  • Gordon Saperia

    $200

  • noa aviani

    $20

  • Gabi Rosenblum

    $20

  • Amijay

    $15

  • sivan wharman

    $10

  • Anat&Opher;

    $30

  • safra pele

    $20

  • Menahem Aviani

    $20

  • noga meshel

    $20

  • Kathy Chiron

    $18

  • Michael Raviv

    $20

  • David Crollick

    $50

  • Val Mogendorff

    $18

  • Yvonne & Jon Lipman

    $30

  • Dan

    $25

  • Liz & Barry Bar-El

     

  • Dekel & Itai

    $30

  • Hana Alas'ad

    $10

  • Naama Raz Yaseef

    $50

  • Samar Salma

    $20

  • Phil and Jennie

    $25

  • Yitzhak Weinstein

    $50

  • Nico & Erin Black

    $30

  • Amir & Neta

    $20

  • Marilyn and Stephen White

     

  • Mari Murahashi

    $30

  • Sara Elhanany

    $25

  • sharon eshed

    $20

  • R

    $180

  • Helen Freeman

    $200

  • hagai & galit

    $20

  • E. Silver

    $20

  • Sue & Alan Baker

    $20

  • Harrow and Wembley Progressive Synagogue (UK)

    $900

  • Susan Wintroub

    $50

  • Elisheva Gilad

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Hamutal

    $30

  • Noah Manduke

    $50

  • Liz&Paul; Bangser

    $100

  • Anna Crollick

    $20

  • Leah

    $50

  • Joelle Novey

    $36

  • Jackie & David

    $15

  • Anne Schwartz and Helen Abrams

    $50

  • Laura Villanueva

    $20

  • Fourth Presbyterian Church

    $500

  • Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church of Chicago

    $445

  • Anonymous

     

  • Lynn Katz

    $10

  • Flo Guzman

    $10

  • Ori Shefer

    $15

  • Schoen/Bernstein Family

     

  • Dalit

    $50

  • Lois and Serge

    $360

  • Linda Silverstein

    $40

  • John Loudon, Director Peace Parks Foundation

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $15

  • Christine & Cary Babrowsky

    $36

  • Beth Israel Center, Madison WI

    $36

  • Steve Haze

    $30

  • Steve Haze

    $30

  • Steve Haze

    $30

  • Rachel Havrelock

    $50

  • Judith Kossy

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $3,500

  • Rachel Heller

    $30

  • Orlee Rabin

    $100

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The Team: $9,751 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Mary Alexander

Amount Raised

$636

Fundraiser Title

Amy Lipman Avizohar

Amount Raised

$568

Fundraiser Title

youval Arbel

Amount Raised

$345

 

35% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Martha Kruger

Amount Raised

$200

Fundraiser Title

Ido Aviani

Amount Raised

$190

 

19% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Suha Al-Najjar

Amount Raised

$80

Fundraiser Title

FoEME-Amman Jordan

Amount Raised

$60

Donor Comments

Orlee Rabin

Orlee Rabin

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Rachel Heller

Rachel Heller

DONATION: $30

In memory of David Forman 4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $3,500

In memory of Belle Wacks 4 years ago

Judith Kossy

Judith Kossy

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Rachel Havrelock

Rachel Havrelock

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Steve Haze

Steve Haze

DONATION: $30

4 years ago

Steve Haze

Steve Haze

DONATION: $30

4 years ago

Steve Haze

Steve Haze

DONATION: $30

4 years ago

Beth Israel Center, Madison WI

Beth Israel Center, Madison WI

DONATION: $36

4 years ago

Christine & Cary Babrowsky

Christine & Cary Babrowsky

DONATION: $36

4 years ago