Help my friend’s family evacuate Gaza

Fundraising campaign by Georgia Andreou
  • £5,250.00
    raised of £20,000.00 goal goal
26% Funded
78 Donors
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Dear Friends and Supporters

I am fundraising for my friend Ali Shahwan, an archaeology student who has worked diligently in the documentation of endangered archaeology in the Gaza Strip. Last week, amidst escalating conflict, Ali, who holds an Egyptian passport, managed to flee to Egypt, but his family, also from Gaza, remains trapped in unimaginable peril.

Here is Ali's message:

Our family holds Egyptian passports, offering a relatively more affordable option for their transport to safety. However, the prices are fluctuating, increasing each passing day, adding to our urgency.

For nearly two months, my family has grappled with displacement after their home was razed to the ground, leaving them with nothing but the clothes on their backs. In Rafah, they now dwell in a makeshift tent, where danger lurks around every corner. The situation is dire, demanding immediate action.

Allow me to introduce you to my family members, resilient souls who cling to hope amidst adversity:

  • Marwan: A skilled carpenter, my father has worked tirelessly to provide for us despite overwhelming challenges.
  • Mona, my mother: A steadfast homemaker, she has been our family's pillar of strength, offering solace and support during our darkest hours.
  • Othman (31): After years of working abroad to support us, Othman returned to Gaza only to face devastation.
  • Fahmy (28) and Bilal (27): Trained in special education, my brothers have dedicated themselves to aiding children in need.
  • Hossam: Recently graduated with an accounting degree, Hossam dreams of a future where stability and security are not mere dreams.
  • Abdul (18) and Fawzia (12): My youngest siblings, their education now hangs in the balance as they strive for normalcy amidst turmoil.

I am their only hope to escape death, and every contribution, regardless of size, brings us closer to securing their safety and well-being. Your generosity and compassion can truly make a difference in the lives of my loved ones.

Thank you for your support and solidarity during our time of need.

With heartfelt gratitude,

Ali Shahwan

Organizer

  • Georgia Andreou

Donors

  • Marie-Anne et Elsa Cantin
  • Donated on Apr 24, 2024
£50.00
  • Réjean Blouin
  • Donated on Apr 22, 2024
£50.00
  • Claire Somaglino
  • Donated on Apr 21, 2024
£100.00

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78 donors
  • Marie-Anne et Elsa Cantin
  • Donated on Apr 24, 2024
£50.00
  • Réjean Blouin
  • Donated on Apr 22, 2024
£50.00
  • Claire Somaglino
  • Donated on Apr 21, 2024
£100.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Apr 21, 2024
£50.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Apr 21, 2024
£184.00
  • Salma Hafez
  • Donated on Apr 19, 2024
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  • Anna Devereux
  • Donated on Apr 15, 2024
£20.00
  • Helen Dixon
  • Donated on Apr 15, 2024
£20.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Apr 14, 2024
£25.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Apr 14, 2024
£100.00
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£5,250.00
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