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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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Syrian Refugee Crisis: YOU are all it takes

What does it feel like, when war destroys your home and makes rubble out of your streets, makes you live in tents and depend on scraps to eat?

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Join US Against Hunger

Zakat Foundation is calling you to join US AGAINST HUNGER. Help us raise awareness and funds for our campaign against hunger.

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Turning On the Lights, Again.

This program averages 18,000 therapy sessions each month, graduating cohorts of women like Amina and constantly bringing in new war victims in need. It is only with your support that we can help them.

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This Giving Tuesday, Give Peace of Mind

This Giving Tuesday, Zakat Foundation is raising awareness about mental health and inviting you to support our global mental health programs.

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Zakat Foundation of America Employees, Volunteers Climb Willis Tower

Zakat Foundation of America employees and volunteers attended and completed SkyRise Chicago, a charity event in which participants climb all flights of stairs in the Willis Tower.

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InterAction Members Assemble at Zakat Foundation of America HQ

Members of InterAction gathered at Zakat Foundation of America HQ for a two-day conference to discuss the Together Project.

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Zahraa University Graduation

Zakat Foundation of America’s Zahraa University – exclusively for Turkey’s Syrian refugees – awarded bachelor’s degrees July 27 to its first graduating class.