Press Clippings

Zakat Foundation steps up to help Delawareans in need of food staples

Zakat Foundation and Delawareans are stepping up to help senior citizens and fellow Delawareans in need who may have trouble getting out to find kitchen staples during the pandemic.

Halil Demir of Zakat Foundation of America on 9 Myths about Muslim Charities

A discussion with Halil Demir hosted by Maruf Yusupov. In this episode, we go back, way back when he started volunteering and helping those in need first in his home country in Turkey. We also discussed his book “9 Myths About Muslim Charities” and some funny stories Mr. Halil deals with as a Muslim charity in the US.

Islamic charity distributes food to honor the late Rev. King’s dedication to service

More than 300 meals were given to people in need on Monday by an Islamic charitable organization that used the giveaway to commemorate the dedication of service of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Local Muslim charity started just months before 9/11 is now a multimillion dollar international relief organization, but its help still ‘starts with neighbors'

The Zakat Foundation provides social services at its office in Bridgeview, which is among localities, including Justice and Palos Hills, that refer people in financial difficulty to the charity. But it also provides help elsewhere in the United States, and in 30 other countries.

County to honor King in series of events on Monday

Events are scheduled across Robeson County beginning Monday to honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., he slain civil rights leaders.

Radio Islam interviews Halil Demir on his new book

Radio Islam and Tariq I. El-Amin talk with Global humanitarian leader, Halil Demir, about his new book, 9 Myths About Muslim Charities - Stories From The Zakat Foundation of America.

Landmark partnership between Zakat Foundation and UNRWA USA to fund Abu Tu’ema School for Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip

Landmark partnership between Zakat Foundation and UNRWA. The Zakat Foundation of America announced its commitment to raise $500,000 to help fund the Abu Tu’ema School for the 2019-2010 school year.

NPR Covers New Zealand Trauma Relief Funded by Zakat Foundation

Zakat Foundation’s Mother’s Day Grocery Box Giveaway

Book It: The Five Best Literary Events This Week

Diversity is the word of the week in Denver's literary scene, with everything from readings of award-winning middle-grade novels to Lighthouse mixers to poetry rodeos, charitably minded novel launches, and At the Inkwell gatherings. It's an Easter basket full of bookish blessings — just the thing to tuck in behind that chocolate bunny, if you're into that sort of thing. Get out into the Colorado springtime and embrace the many and varied ways in which literature blooms in Denver during mid-April.

Characters On Location

Marc Graham, author of\_Song of Songs\_takes his readers back to 10th Century through the eyes of the Queen of Sheba. First, a short introduction:

Chicago bands together to help the homeless during deep freeze

As Chicago hit record-low temperatures last week, a number of organizations in the city and the surrounding areas took extra measures to ensure the safety of homeless residents.