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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.

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Zakat Foundation of America delivering 18 tons of fresh produce to Minneapolis’ afflicted after George Floyd police murder, unrest

Zakat Foundation of America is delivering Tuesday, June 2, a refrigerated trailer full of fresh produce and food.

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Zakat Foundation of America Presents a Once-in-a-Lifetime Eid Show

Zakat Foundation of America is hosting Eid-in-Place: A Free Virtual Show, featuring artists from both sides of the Atlantic who are celebrated by a global audience.

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Zakat Foundation of America Unveils Lineup of Top Performers, Announces Free Virtual Show for End-of-Ramadan Islamic Holiday: Eid-In-Place

Unprecedented online initiative seeks to bring families’ hearts together for a good cause, even as they stay at home, by assembling some of the most important, emerging voices working in entertainment today.

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Zakat Foundation of America hosts drive-thru food distribution

Zakat Foundation of America will be hosting a fresh produce and meat distribution to 100 families. This will happen in a drive-through format at our headquarters.

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Zakat Foundation of America partners with comedian Azhar Usman

Recognizing the need for humor to ease discomfort, Zakat Foundation of America has partnered with comedian Azhar Usman to share stories about the organization and its work in an entertaining way.

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Zakat Foundation of America creates Memorial Wall to honor lives lost from COVID-19

COVID-19 is changing the way we grieve and mourn the ones we have lost. For this, a digital COVID-19 Memorial Wall has gone live on the organization’s website.

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Zakat Foundation Equips South Side Chicago Hospitals Treating Coronavirus — Hit Underserved with Urgently Needed Medical Gloves

Zakat Foundation of America stepped up its nationwide Coronavirus emergency response today, delivering thousands of direly needed medical-grade gloves to two far South Side Safety-Net hospitals in Chicago.

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Zakat Foundation Offers Coronavirus Crisis Mental Health Care Through Its Khalil Center Project

Zakat Foundation of America’s professional mental wellness project, Khalil Center, has begun providing online psychological counseling and emergency help nationwide during the surging coronavirus crisis.