Zakat Foundation steps up to help Delawareans in need of food staples

Boxes of non-perishable goods – cereal, cans of tuna and other staples – are available for delivery or pick-up courtesy of the Delaware chapter of a national organization, the Zakat Foundation.

The group has nearly 50 volunteers – adults and young people – but many have had to keep away from the assembly room due to concerns about COVID-19.

Not to worry: those who showed up have gotten the job done.

According to its spokesman Abbas Haleem, the Zakat Foundation was founded on a pillar of Islam. “Those who have the ability to help others should do so,” Haleem said…

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