About MFA

The Makassed Foundation of America (MFA) is a U.S. nonprofit (501)(c)(3) tax exempt philanthropic organization created in 1999 to support the underprivileged communities in Lebanon

The Association seeks to increase public awareness in the U.S about the social , medical , cultural, and environmental issues facing Lebanon, and to engage Americans in supporting MFA’s  humanitarian projects.

With its office in Washington D.C and board membership spread throughout the U.S. , MFA act as a bridge between the people of America and the people of Lebanon.


MFA aims  to advance education, empower women and youth, and provide heathcare  and medical assistance for underprivileged communites in Lebanon. Due to continuous instability in Lebanon and Near East region, Many families are witnessing economic hardships which limit their ability to secure good education and healthcare to their children. The Makassed Foundation of America aims at assisting in securing appropriate services to a growing sector of the Lebansese population.