Press Releases

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Cricket Wireless team in two-day COVID-19 food drive

Zakat Foundation and Cricket Wireless have joined hands for two upcoming grocery-box giveaways on Sept. 24 and 27 to feed deeply impoverished families.

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Hispanic Heritage Month with Food Relief to Chicago

Zakat Foundation of America is honoring Hispanic Heritage Month with farm-fresh produce and dairy goods giveaway in pandemic relief for Latinx families in and around Chicago.

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Chicago Elected Officials to help distribute 4 tons of fresh food, PPE to Chicago Latino families

On Wednesday, Sept. 2, Zakat Foundation of America will deliver and distribute farm-fresh produce, and medical masks to Pilsen families hit hard by the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Zakat Foundation Launches Muslim Philanthropy Graduate Institute

Zakat Foundation of America has announced the creation of the Zakat Foundation Institute. Learn more about the Zakat Foundation Institute, its fellowship, and program.

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Aldermen, State Reps and Cook County Board President to help distribute 4 tons of fresh food, PPE to Chicago Latino families

Zakat Foundation of America will deliver and distribute for free some 7,500 pounds of farm-fresh produce, and 1,500 medical masks to Pilsen families hit hard.

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Zakat Foundation, Mothers to Hold Anti-Police Violence Rally

Zakat Foundation of America, in partnership with Our Lady of Suyapa Sanctuary and Readi Chicago is gathering August 8 at the Daley Plaza.

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26,000 pounds of fresh food to reach Alpharetta’s hungry

Refugee and low-income families and communities are set to receive atotal of 26,000 pounds in fresh food aid from Zakat Foundation of America this Friday, July 17, at 3 p.m.

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Waukegan Community In Illinois Receives Grant to Feed Families, Help Local Businesses

Tonight, Our Lady of Suyapa Sanctuary in partnership with El Rey de Pollo Asado a local restaurant economically impacted by crisis.

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East Oakland hungry, homeless get 17 tons of free, fresh food from Zakat Foundation of America

Zakat Foundation of America aid workers and volunteers unloaded and passed out a semi-trailer filled with 35,000 pounds of free, farm-fresh produce.

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Zakat Foundation of America brings another 35,000 lbs. of fresh food to St. Louis area

Zakat Foundation of America will deliver about 35,000 pounds of fresh produce to Lovejoy Temple Church of God in Christ this Thursday, June 25.

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Zakat Foundation of America brings 17 tons of free, fresh food to relieve Bay Area hunger crisis

Zakat Foundation of America will deliver nearly 35,000 pounds of farm-fresh produce into food-insecure East Oakland for free distribution.

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Zakat Foundation of America, Ilhan Omar send third fresh-food delivery to Minneapolis’ Deprived

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar called on Zakat Foundation of America — for the third time in 10 days — to haul in and hand out a truckload of farm-picked produce for local families still cut off from wholesome fresh fare.