Press Clippings

Charity group delivers 18 tons of fresh produce to Minneapolis community

With grocery stores closed down around the Twin Cities metro area, people there don’t have a place to get their food.So, nonprofits are teaming up and working together to hand out fresh produce and essential items to those who need it.

In Minneapolis, a quiet army of generosity gains strength

The sheer scope of support, pouring in from Minnesota and the nation, has surprised and relieved exhausted Minneapolis communities. A refrigerated truck carrying 18 tons of fresh produce rolled into a Cub Foods parking lot Tuesday, a gift from the Zakat Foundation, a Muslim charity based in Chicago.

Need help? Want to help? Twin Cities groups offer resources for folks hurt by riots

Twin Cities nonprofits, community organizations and churches are gathering donations and coordinating cleanup efforts in areas damaged by the rioting that has followed the death of George Floyd in police custody on Memorial Day.

Muslim Charity Donates Food

In the wake of the shocking Memorial Day police-lynching of George Floyd in Minneapolis — brutal proof of American society’s entrenched sanctioning of racial persecution — Zakat Foundation of America is delivering Tuesday, June 2, a refrigerated trailer full of fresh produce and food to the beleaguered poor locked in neighborhoods shut down by state curfew, police power and fiery violence of murky origin.

Ayuda para pagar renta y servicios en Orange a través de El Centro Hispano

Carrboro.- Los residentes hispanos del condado Orange que han visto afectada su economía debido a la pandemia del COVID-19 podrán aplicar a fondos destinados al pago de la renta o servicios atrasados. El Centro Hispanqo estará encargado de canalizar esa ayuda.

House of Mercy, Zakat Foundation Partner to Distribute 40,000 Pounds of Potatoes

On Monday, May 18, the Zakat Foundation generously donated the entire truckload to ensure those in need in our area have some fresh produce this week. House of Mercy staff and volunteers unloaded the truck and distributed about 85% of those to about 11 neighboring food pantries.

Begini Cara Muslim Amerika Rayakan Idul Fitri Selama Pandemi Corona

Sebagian besar masjid di seluruh negara masih tutup imbas pandemi virus corona atau Covid-19 yang belum kunjung berakhir.

Eid al-Fitr celebration held virtually this year due to COVID-19

The Zakat Foundation of America will be holding virtual Eid celebration due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

How mosques around America will celebrate Eid during a pandemic

BOSTON (RNS) — Muslim communities are finding creative ways to celebrate Eid al-Fitr this weekend while abiding by social distancing guidelines.

How U.S. mosques will celebrate Eid in a pandemic

Muslim communities are finding innovative ways to mark the end of Ramadan

Kreativitas Muslim Amerika Merayakan Idul Fitri

Idul Fitri dirayakan dengan penuh kreativitas oleh muslim Amerika.

Minorities, elderly represent higher rates of COVID-19 infections, deaths

Higher rates of COVID-19 infections and deaths among suburban minority communities and the elderly population is concerning health officials.