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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

Hurricane Ian Hits Florida. Hard.

The catastrophic Hurricane Ian has hit the southwestern coast of Florida with destructive winds, waves, and rainfall. Maximum sustained winds have hit 150 mph, causing The National Hurricane Center to issue a "life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds and flooding" warning. Zakat Foundation of America is preparing to send immediate, lifesaving aid. Our newly formed Florida office is working around the clock to help wherever help is needed. Your donation will go directly toward supporting the victims here at home.

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Emergency Relief

Destructive Flooding In Pakistan

With the heaviest rains in decades, the monsoon season in Pakistan has been deadly with flash floods. These floods have destroyed over 46,000 homes with remote areas in Balochistan being the hardest hit. As families relocate and try to recover, we need your help to provide cooked meals, food packages and medical assistance.

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Emergency Relief

Help Hurricane Fiona Victims

Hurricane Fiona left 80% of Puerto Rico without electricity and 1 million people without running water in the Dominican Republic. With the risks of floods and mudslides, countless more people risk losing their lives. Our team is currently assessing and evaluating the situation to build a humanitarian plan to help. Send emergency aid to the victims of Hurricane Fiona so they can survive and rebuild their lives.

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Catastrophic Flash Floods Sweep Afghanistan

Already reeling from the wreckage of a destructive earthquake, Afghanis and Pakistanis are now trying to recover from deadly flash floods that have washed away homes, trees, and submerged entire villages at the border. Affecting more than 4,000 families, these flash floods have swept away families’ entire possessions. Our team is on the ground working tirelessly to provide these families with food and medical assistance in both countries.

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Water Program
Sadaqah Jariyah – Water

Give the Gift of Clean Water

There is a global water crisis that affects millions of people around the world. Help people in water strained communities gain clean, safe water access.

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Orphan Care

Choose With Love

We say no more choosing orphans from photos. We choose to love unconditionally. Help provide orphaned children with hope, love, and prospects for the future.

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Livelihoods

Empower Yemenis through coffee growing

Yemenis are sinking into a deeper humanitarian crisis due to a surge in global food prices from the Ukraine conflict and Yemen’s current economic state. With hunger and poverty striking the weakest in Yemen, our organization is on the ground to assist with immediate emergency relief. Coupled with this emergency relief, we are working towards a brighter future in Yemen with Mokha Institute by empowering Yemen’s coffee farmers. Learn more about how you can help bring sustainable farming back to this region so beloved in our faith.

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