Press Releases

UNICEF USA + Zakat Foundation of America

January 6th, 2022

Zakat Foundation of America, UNICEF USA partner to warm Afghans this winter

We are partnering with UNICEF USA in providing blankets, heavy-duty tarps, essential supplies, and full sets of warm winter clothing to those struggling in Afghanistan’s frigid temperatures this winter.

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November 12th, 2021

Choose Orphans Unconditionally

We invite you to reimagine orphan sponsorship with us. We say no more choosing orphans from pictures. We want you to choose orphans unconditionally, to choose with love.

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September 24th, 2021

Zakat Foundation Marks 20 Years

Since 2001, the organization has empowered millions of people to recover from disasters and escape poverty by taking control of their own lives. It has addressed the immediate needs of poor communities worldwide.

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August 12th, 2021

Zakat Foundation of America distributes school supplies for returning students

Zakat Foundation of America is distributing school supplies all month long in its back-to-school campaign. There are several events throughout the month in the North Carolina area. Join one!

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July 1st, 2021

Zakat Foundation of America Recognizes its Scholarship Winners

Zakat Foundation of America has selected the winners for its scholarships, aiding students in six different regions in the United States.

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May 21st, 2021

‘I realized I was the only survivor’

Aziz Al-Kolak is 10 years old. He and his family — civilians — were victims in an Israeli bombing on May 16 that left him stuck in rubble for six hours.

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May 7th, 2021

Zakat Foundation of America, GoFundMe join hands in celebrating Ramadan Giving

Fundraising platform GoFundMe has joins us in celebrating seasonal giving this Ramadan.

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April 16th, 2021

Zakat Foundation of America, DoorDash working together to feed thousands of California’s hungry this month

Zakat Foundation of America is also hosting two food distributions Saturday, the first of which is in partnership with DoorDash and the city of Hayward and Pro Tempore Mayor Aisha Wahab.

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April 14th, 2021

Facebook selects Zakat Foundation of America for #MonthofGood campaign

Zakat Foundation of America is being featured as a top charity in Facebook’s brand-new #MonthofGood campaign to celebrate — and give back during — Ramadan.

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April 13th, 2021

This Ramadan, feel the hunger to do good

This Ramadan, Zakat Foundation of America is committed to providing 100,000 meals domestically in a campaign called Feel the Hunger to Do Good — 15,000 of those meals are being provided in partnership with DoorDash.

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April 12th, 2021

Local nonprofit supporting more than 15,000 North Carolina residents this month

After delivering more than 3 million pounds of fresh food in the United States in 2020, Zakat Foundation of America has built connections that allow the nonprofit to do even more this year.

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April 7th, 2021

DoorDash, Zakat Foundation of America, partner to feed tens of thousands this Ramadan

Zakat Foundation of America and DoorDash are partnering in a campaign called Feel the Hunger to Do Good. This partnership is committed to helping feed the hungry and combat food insecurity during Ramadan.