Press Clippings

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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.

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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.

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May 17th, 2022

African Youth Empowerment and Development Network supports libraries with books

The African Youth Empowerment and Development Network (AfRYED- NET) has over the weekend donated thirty boxes of books to two libraries in Kintampo in the Bono East and Bamboi in the Savannah Region of Ghana.


April 27th, 2022

13 Young People, 4 Emerging Leaders, 2 Groups to Be Honored with Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Award

Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Awards to 13 young people, four emerging leaders and two groups during a May 17 ceremony to recognize their service to Delaware.

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April 27th, 2022

Delaware Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Award

John Carney  will present the Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Awards to 13 young people, four emerging leaders and two groups during a May 17 ceremony to recognize their service to Delaware.

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April 19th, 2022

The 6 most influential Muslim women in the world.. Get to know them

Making a positive impact in a world full of conflicts and cultural and ideological differences and racial discrimination on the basis of color, gender, religion and creed is not easy, especially on Muslim women.

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April 5th, 2022

Everything you need to know about Zakat

Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, is now well underway after kicking off on April 2.

Shaykh Mahmoud Ali leads Friday prayer service at Masjid Al Huda Midwest Islamic Center in Schaumburg. The first day of fasting for the Islamic holy month of Ramadan begins Saturday. This Ramadan, in-person services and fast-breaking gatherings will resume normally at suburban mosques after two years of pandemic restrictions. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

April 5th, 2022

Suburban Muslims return to mosques for Ramadan prayers

Area Muslims will welcome the start of Ramadan tonight with a return to in-person, nightly communal gatherings for prayer at suburban mosques, and monthlong fasting during daylight hours.