The ABS is a non-profit, charitable educational Palestinian-American organization whose proud members derive their ancestry from the original family clans of the city of Al-Bireh, Palestine. The objective of the ABS is to serve our membership and the Palestinian, Arab, non-Arab, and charitable communities in the United States and abroad in Palestine.
The mission of the ABS is to promote awareness and appreciation for the historical, cultural, and social heritage of Al-Bireh, Palestine. The ABS’s mission seeks to perpetuate the Al-Bireh family by means of providing educational, humanitarian, financial, charitable, and cultural programs as well as social interaction, and to enhance and promote the interaction of its members to the Arabic culture and to promote our culture and heritage to those outside our community, to the American public at large, and to descendants of Al-Bireh living throughout the world. Our mission is to be accomplished as provided for within the by-laws.
This corporation is organized exclusively for one or more of the purposes as specified in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
The specific objective and purpose of this corporation shall be to provide aid to other charities operating for the benefit of distressed individuals. We will distribute educational scholarships to high school and college students from financially distressed families. The organization will provide educational events and conventions.