Press Releases

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Inaugural Back-to-School Charity Fashion Show

CHICAGO, August 24, 2017 –  Zakat Foundation of America will be participating in the first South Shore International College Preparatory High School Back-To-School Charity Fashion Show.

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UNRWA-USA and Zakat Foundation Partner on Rebuild Gaza

August 15, 2017 Zakat Foundation and UNRWA USA partnering again to repair houses for 83 refugee families living in the blockaded Gaza Strip.

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Celebrate With Us! Zakat Foundation Organizes 5th Annual Fourth of July Cookout

CHICAGO, JULY 3, 2017 — On July 4, 2017, the Zakat Foundation of America will host its Fifth Annual Fourth of July Cookout, in collaboration with its sponsors, America’s Islamic Heritage Museum (AIHM) and Forum U.S.A.

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Zakat Foundation Partners with United Nations Relief and Works Agency to Rebuild the Gaza Strip

Zakat Foundation Partners with United Nations Relief and Works Agency to Rebuild the Gaza Strip, UNRWA is providing assistance to 141K Palestine refugees.

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Zakat Celebrates its 15th Anniversary

مؤسسة الزكاة الأميريكة تحتفل بمرور 15 عاماعلى تاسيسها - نظمت مؤسسة الزكاة الأميركية مؤخرا حفل عشائها الخيري بمناسبة 15 عاما على إنشائها. وحضر...

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PRESS RELEASE: Zakat Foundation of America Answers the Call in Syria and Haiti

(Chicago, IL, 10/10/16) – Zakat Foundation of America is making the dangerous journey through northern Syria & mobilizing in Haiti to deliver vital food, water, and hygiene supplies to disaster survivors.

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Press Release: Zakat Foundation Launches Worldwide Poverty Relief Program

Chicago, IL, 8/22/16 – Zakat Foundation is mobilizing to reach over 40 countries across 5 continents for the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha. The campaign will deliver food to remote and impoverished communities.

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Press Release: Zakat Foundation Honored as 2016 Top-Rated Nonproft

Chicago, IL, 7/25/2016 – Zakat Foundation announced today that it has been honored with a prestigious 2016 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations.

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Press Release: Zakat Foundation Partners with U.N. to Rebuild Gaza

Zakat Foundation Partners with U.N. to Rebuild Gaza-Z) recently launched a program with the UNRWA to repair and reconstruct 500 destroyed homes in Gaza.

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Press Release: Zakat Foundation Launches Worldwide Aid Program

Chicago, IL, 6/6/16 – Zakat Foundation of America is mobilizing an international humanitarian campaign for the month of Ramadan. The campaign will deliver food supplies, gifts, and livestock to communities in poverty.

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PRESS RELEASE: CHICAGO INTERFAITH LEADER VISITS UNIVERSITY FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES

CHICAGO, IL, 4/08/16 – Two interfaith leaders from Chicago, Halil Demir & Reverend C.J. Hawking, met in Turkey to visit Zahra University.

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A Little Sacrifice Goes A Long Way

Zakat Foundation is beginning the annual Udhiya (Qurbani) campaign for the upcoming month of Dhul-ul-Hijjah. The goal of the program is to distribute fresh meat to families who cannot afford it in time for Eid-ul-Adha.