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Your ZAKAT is powerful. We use it as a vehicle for social change.

Our life’s work has been to channel the spirit of zakat into a global vision for giving. Rest assured that our resources are here to help you give your zakat where it can have the most impact.

Our Work

Zakat Foundation of America embodies the inclusive beauty of Islam through programs that reach the destitute of all faiths both at home and abroad.

Water

An ever-flowing charity, Sadaqah Jariyah provides clean water so communities can thrive.

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Education

Providing access to education & creating powerful antidotes to unrest, distrust, & war.

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Food Security

Delivering urgent food in Ramadan & year round to relieve starvation.

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Emergency Relief

Helping victims of disaster & violent conflict.

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Orphan Care

Caring for those who can’t care for themselves.

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Health & Wellbeing

Leading critical projects to heal bodies, minds, & souls.

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Refugee Empowerment

Alleviating the needs of vulnerable families & children.

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Livelihoods

Lifting people out of poverty & ensuring their self-reliance.

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Seasonal Islamic Giving

Additional opportunities to provide more aid throughout the world.

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Emergency Relief

Zakat Foundation Launches ‘Global Warming Flood Relief Campaign’

Zakat Foundation of America has launched a worldwide flood relief effort to save nearly 100 million victims of climate-change driven flooding in Asia, Africa, and across the violence-ravaged Middle East – people already stricken by disasters of war, poverty and disease, and now evermore dangerously coronavirus-exposed.

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Orphan Care

In An Instant, You Can Lose A Parent

Did you know that every day, 10,000 children become orphaned? A child can lose a parent in an instant from war, natural disaster, or calamity. With our Orphan Care Program, we provide orphaned children with hope, love and prospects for the future.

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Emergency Relief

In An Instant, Your Home Can Vanish

The uncertainty and anguish that comes from losing a home due to climate disaster or violent conflict is immeasurable. This is the terrifying reality for so many. With our Emergency Relief Program, we take your gifts of compassion and turn them into immediate relief in the form of emergency housing, protective shelter, food, and more.

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Sadaqah Jariyah – Water

In An Instant, You Can Lose Clean Water

Imagine not having access to clean, safe water. Did you know that 200 million hours are spent collecting clean water by those without access to clean, safe water? With our Water Program, we dig and install hand pumps and wells that provide a source of safe, clean water to communities worldwide.

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