Press Clippings

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November 23rd, 2022

Remarkable celebration of the 30th anniversary of Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) hosted its 30th anniversary Annual Dinner on Saturda

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November 23rd, 2022

Vaso celebra 18 años y realiza un evento solidario a beneficio de los niños y niñas

La Asociación Civil Vaso de Leche cumple 18 años de trabajo ininterrumpido combatiendo la problemática de la niñez en la ciudad de Córdoba.

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October 3rd, 2022

Alkhidmat, Zakat Foundation of America join hands for distribution of 140 tonnes of rice

President Alkhidmat Foundation M. Abdus Shakoor and Executive Director Zakat Foundation of America Farrukh Raza participated in the press conference.

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September 14th, 2022

The State of American Muslim Philanthropy: 21 years after 9/11

The terrorist attacks on 9/11/2001 were transformative to the American way of life. Its impact was particularly felt in the Muslim American community when it was discovered that the terrorists were of the Islamic faith.


August 25th, 2022

Muslim Organizations Aided in During the Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic

Islam as a faith tradition and ‘way of life’ has long encouraged the pursuit of science, medicine, and biotechnology as solutions to human suffering. Giving charity to those in need, is one of the five pillars of Islam.

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August 15th, 2022

Coffee leaf extract could inhibit Covid-19 infection, Intelligentsia employees vote to unionise & other stories

Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news from the previous week. Here are this week’s stories.

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August 11th, 2022

Zakat Foundation of America first NGO to support NYCA

Zakat Foundation of America is the first non-profit supporter of The Mokha Institute’s flagship project, the historic inaugural National Yemen Coffee Auction (NYCA).

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July 15th, 2022

A Community Art Project Turns the Lens Back on Government Surveillance

The Chicago-area art installation transforms thousands of government surveillance records of local Arabs and Muslims into an immersive community archive.


July 13th, 2022

Zakat Foundation Of America Redefines Humanity One Sponsor At A Time

Passion projects and the people that fuel them continue to evolve into professions serving diverse populations in need across the globe. The Zakat Foundation celebrated 20 years of service, bringing relief to thousands.

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July 6th, 2022

Food Bank’s ‘CANgineering’ contest nets 17,000 pounds of food

This year’s competition yielded more than 17,000 pounds food. Teams signed up in April, held a workplace-based food drive and used then the items they collected to create sculptures.

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July 6th, 2022

Good Deed Idea for Thul-Hijjah-Day #7

Today is Day #7 of Thul Hijjah! A reminder that these days are extra special, and Good Deeds done during these days are most beloved to Allah (SWT)

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June 1st, 2022

13 Civil Society Organizations for Association Approved

On Friday, 13 May 2022, the United Nations Department of Global Communications Civil Society Association Committee approved 13 civil society organizations for formal association with the Department.