Press Clippings

February 9th, 2024

Shares Three Quran Verses About Ramadan

With Ramadan 2024 expected to commence in less than 2 months, in March 2024, Muslims worldwide are gearing up to embrace the physical, mental, and spiritual demands of this profoundly blessed month.

February 7th, 2024

60+ NGOs urge Congress to support supplemental humanitarian assistance

As Members and partners of InterAction, we welcome the inclusion of more than $10 billion in humanitarian assistance in the Senate’s supplemental package to address global needs.

January 15th, 2024

Zakat Foundation of America Serves Community in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Week

For MLK Jr. Week, Zakat Foundation of America will use its local US offices (like the recently launched Social Services Center in Harvey, IL) to provide them with winter and essential necessities and address basic needs.

January 15th, 2024

Zakat Foundation of America: 10th Annual MLK Service Week

Zakat Foundation of America is hosting its 10th annual week of service inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Donna Demir and Julietta Boliver shared the details.

January 12th, 2024

Zakat Foundation of America Serves Others in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Week

Inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Kings’ commitment to service and assisting others, Zakat Foundation of America is launching its 10th annual service week.

January 11th, 2024

Two Generations of Ali, and An Inspiring Children's Book, Sponsored by the Muslim Civic Coalition

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (January 10, 2024) — January 17 honors America’s Champ, Muhammad Ali, on his birthday — now a holiday in Illinois.

January 2nd, 2024

Zakat Foundation Of America Opens Social Service Center In Harvey, Illinois

The center will provide items for migrant refugees and low-income residents on the South side of Chicago and South Suburbs.

November 20th, 2023

Earn a fellowship to study philanthropy

The Muslim Philanthropy Initiative at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is excited to launch the ZFI (Zakat Foundation Institute) Muslim Philanthropy and Humanitarian Studies Fellowship.

November 15th, 2023

Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago marks 31st anniversary

Nov. 5 was the 31st anniversary of the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago, which was held in Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.

November 9th, 2023

Israel-Palestine Conflict: How Nurses Can Help

Multiple aid organizations like Doctors Without Borders, the Red Cross, and local hospitals are putting out urgent calls for nurses, doctors, and other medical volunteers to help in Gaza and Israel.

November 8th, 2023

Remarkable 31st anniversary Council of Islamic Organizations Chicago

The CIOGC spotlights the Muslim community by honoring Top Muslim Achievers and their significant contributions to American society in Gala.

October 27th, 2023

Executive Director Halil Demir Talks to CNN Max About the Current State of Humanitarian Aid in Gaza

Executive Director Halil Demir spoke with CNN Max recently about the urgency & state of humanitarian aid delivery into Gaza.