Press Releases

February 26th, 2024

Zakat Foundation of America Spearheads Summit for Peace and Prosperity with Experts from UNESCO and The Gambia Academy

Recognizing the transformative power of learning, in 2022 Zakat Foundation of America partnered with The Gambia Academy and its founder, Dr. Sona Jobarteh, in order to drive educational reform throughout Africa.

January 12th, 2024

Zakat Foundation of America Serves Others in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Week

Inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Kings’ commitment to service and assisting others, Zakat Foundation is launching its 10th annual service week.

September 13th, 2023

Caring Causes - Zakat Foundation of America Working in Morocco

Zakat Foundation of America is on the ground providing Morocco earthquake relief. Emergency help will be given to the stricken people of Morocco.

September 11th, 2023

International Humanitarian Organization Unveils New Flagship Office

Zakat Foundation of America, an international NGO, is thrilled to announce a new flagship office located in Houston, Texas, located at 3949 Braxton Ave.

September 11th, 2023

Zakat Foundation of America Supports Jordan with Education Initiatives

A contingent of representatives from Zakat Foundation of America are on a humanitarian trip to Jordan, equipped with school supplies and a goal to create lasting impact for education.

September 11th, 2023

Zakat Foundation of America COO Visits Argentina in the midst of economic crisis

The situations in Argentina have escalated to a true humanitarian crisis due to factors such as devaluation in currency, economic instability, social inequality as well as drug addiction and domestic violence.

February 6th, 2023

Zakat Foundation of America Prepares Relief for Türkiye Earthquake Victims.

Zakat Foundation of America responds to earthquake and Executive Director to travel to Türkiye tonight: Nonprofit’s response teams already on the ground, assessing damage and assisting victims.

November 23rd, 2022

Zakat Foundation of America debuts ZakatCurious on USHUB TV

Zakat Foundation of America is the first humanitarian organization to have an original series on USHUB TV — ZakatCurious. ZakatCurious premieres Nov. 25 on USHUB TV

March 29th, 2022

Zakat Foundation of America sponsors Brother Ali’s The Travelers Podcast

Zakat Foundation of America is honored to sponsor Brother Ali’s podcast. Brother Ali and Zakat Foundation of America have worked together for years, fighting for the underrepresented in different communities.

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.

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.

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.