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November 12th, 2019

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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June 24th, 2019

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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May 23rd, 2019

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.

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April 9th, 2019

Khalil Center: An Inside Look

Zakat Foundation of America is the founding funder of Khalil Center, a psychological and spiritual community wellness center for Muslim communities.

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April 9th, 2019

Supporting Venezuelan Refugees in Crisis

With Venezuela facing economic and political collapse, more than 1 MILLION Venezuelans have crossed into Colombia, fleeing widespread food and medicine shortages and rampant hyperinflation.

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March 6th, 2019

Volunteer Voices

Watch, listen, learn from out volunteers' voices as they answer these questions and more. Find out what they've done to help their communities and what you can do to help yours.\_

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February 27th, 2019

Winter Relief for Refugees

For refugees, the cold can be deadly. Thanks to you, this winter we reached 10,000 people. Give the gift of warmth.

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February 26th, 2019

Spirituality & Service: A Conversation with Mark Finlay

This February, the National Prayer Breakfast annual event is a way for leaders to meet, beyond borders and languages, with the shared goal of a better world through the power of prayer.

February 19th, 2019

Refugee Resilience: A Photo Essay

Recently, a Zakat Foundation of America team travelled to Turkey to experience for themselves the power of sustainable refugee programs and to deliver assistance in the harsh winter months.

February 18th, 2019

YEMEN: The World’s Largest Humanitarian Crisis Today

Yemeni civilians are facing the largest humanitarian crisis in the world today. An estimated 18 million people, 60 percent of the population, are food-insecure and need emergency assistance.

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February 6th, 2019

Polar Vortex: Rescuing the Homeless

Staff and volunteers trekked Chicago’s lethal subzero weather to clothe and feed the city’s burgeoning homeless with blankets, coats, hats, socks, warm meals, and water.

February 5th, 2019

Help Arrives for Refugees in Northern Syria Camps

Zakat Foundation, with partner Basmat Amal, delivered life-saving winter relief items to refugees from three camps in Idlib and Aleppo, thanks to generous collection efforts made by concerned Chicagoland communities.