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Help Provide Refugee Relief This Winter

As the winter chill is thawing around us, it is easy to forget that refugees are suffering from freezing conditions in open-air camps near or in Syria.

These displaced civilians are in dire need of basic essentials for survival. It is a matter of life and death and the most vulnerable are children.

Now, more than ever, your gifts can mean the difference between life and death.

For just $50, you can provide a winter relief package that provides, food, a blanket, and shoes. Please make a gift to our Emergency Relief Program today.

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A Memorial Water Well for Our Three Winners

Tucked away between huts in Shihome, Kenya, a tribute wall surrounding the water well was hand-painted with the words: “Our Three Winners Deah, Yusor, & Razan.” In a home far from their own, where people spoke a language different than their own, their story was heard.

Read our latest story about the gift of water.

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Orphans & Vulnerable Children

Your orphan sponsorship delivers food, education, and healthcare; but it delivers love, too. At 153 million worldwide, the staggering rise of orphans now equals nearly half the population of the United States.

For less than $2 a day or $50 a month, you can make a difference in the life of a vulnerable child. Your one-time payment of $600 covers a year of aid to a child in need.

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Stories from the Zakat Foundation

9 Myths About Muslim Charities

Fear and mistrust surround Muslim charities in American society. This is neither natural nor an accident.

In this book are stories from Zakat Foundation of America’s founding director unraveling blatant myths and fallacies about Islam – and charity – from its defining sources, showing us what’s at stake if we continue to let partisans with self-serving agendas trick us into acting on these fears.

A critical read for all who work in, donate to, or concern themselves with the giving world.

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Why Muslims Pay Zakat

Why Muslims Pay Zakat

The Short Answer Muslims pay Zakat as a divine obligation for devotional, spiritual, and social reasons. Zakat in Islam is...

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