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WVON 1690AM - The Talk of Chicago Interview With Halil Demir

Halil Demir, Zakat Foundation of America Founder and Executive Director, interviews with WVON 1690AM - The Talk of Chicago to discuss his book.

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How Do You Survive A Harsh Winter?

Syrian refugees share their heartbreaking stories of survival as they brace themselves against sub-zero winter conditions in refugee camps in Lebanon. Won’t you help them by making a gift?

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The Fight for Survival This Winter in Refugee Camps

From freezing rain entering their flimsy tents to walking in puddle-filled mud with no shoes, refugees are living in conditions that are deadly. Help us give these people the winter essentials they need to survive.

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Winter Isn't Over Yet For Syrian Refugees

Winter is not over. There's still time to\_send your gift of warmth\_if you\_have not done so yet. Please consider making a generous donation today.

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Zakat Foundation of America Supports The Documentary “Same God”

Zakat Foundation’s partnership with “Same God” is a path-paving effort toward a global vision for a better world.

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Humanity Above All Else: Happy Holidays from Zakat Foundation

Zakat Foundation partnered with Gorham United Methodist Church to distribute holiday food baskets to those in need in the Chicago metro area.

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Halil Demir Surprises Chicago Families with Holiday Food Baskets

Zakat Foundation of America's executive director, Halil Demir, surprises low-income families with holiday food baskets including fresh turkeys and all the necessary ingredients for a healthful Thanksgiving feast.

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Greenhouse Gardens: Empowering Families in Gaza

Zakat Foundation of America and American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) have agreed to build, equip, and seed 48 greenhouses over the next three years to feed food-insecure families in Gaza.

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Sponsor an Orphan, Change a Life.

You can sponsor an orphan today. Zakat Foundation has made our Orphan Sponsorship a priority which meant nearly 2000 children were directly sponsored by an individual to receive a monthly stipend.

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Zakat Foundation Feeds Striking Chicago Teachers

Zakat Foundation of America provided dinner to a contingent of Chicago Public School teacher’s.

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More Than A Refugee #WorldRefugeeMonth

Zakat Foundation's work with refugees serves across several continents, doing groundbreaking work in our safehouses, mental health and special needs clinics, vocational programs, and more.

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Watch: Zakat Foundation Recognized for their Ramadan Mother’s Day Food Distribution

For Ramadan Mother's Day, Zakat Foundation partners with organizations to distribute a total of 500 grocery packages to families.