Gaza 5k

The Gaza 5K is an annual walk/run hosted by UNRWA USA.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am
Cullen Park, 18801 Saums Rd, Houston, TX

This event raises funds for UNRWA emergency assistance in the Gaza Strip, including the Community Mental Health Programme (CMHP), which supports thousands of refugee children in Gaza affected by PTSD and other psychological trauma.

Help us Fundraise
This year's Houston Gaza 5K goal is $100,000 - PACC has already donated $5,000 dollars to the cause and needs your help in getting UNRWA to their goal. Sign up to run / walk with the Palestinian American Cultural Center!

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2019 PACC Scholarship Program

This year, the PACC scholarship program will award thousands in scholarships to deserving students. Applications for the 2019-2020 will be available in May


2017 PACC Scholarship Winners


2015 PACC Scholarship Winners

2016 PACC Scholarship Winners

Help Support PACC


How We Give Back

  • $9,000 in scholarships was offered in 2015 to six students, both undergraduate and graduate from across Texas.
  • Awarded to students who have been active in giving back to the community
  • Offered regardless of nationality
Global Outreach
  • In 2015, $10,000 was donated to  the Jerusalem Fund and the Holt Prize: Palestine Project.
  • Our donation to the Jerusalem Fund helps the organization open another branch of the Palestine Diabetes Institute.  The new location will be in Al Khalil (Hebron), Palestine.
  • The Holt Prize is the planet’s largest student competition to solve the  world's toughest challenges.  Our donation helps students in Palestine compete a global stage.
Community Outreach
  • PACC provides charitable donations and volunteer efforts to aid Houston refugees and other local charity organization.
  • In 2015, over $5,000 was donated to various organizations and student's groups
  • Our Helping Hands co-operation supplied 750 boxes (44,000 lbs.) of food for refugee families.