Press Releases

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Response to Hurricane Irma

In response to Irma, Zakat Foundation of America quickly mobilized a team of staff and volunteers to assess the damages and take action in Florida.

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Zakat Foundation of America Contributes to a Safer Chicago “Be Ready to Protect Them”

Zakat Foundation of America partnered with First Defense Legal Aid (FDLA) to sponsor, produce and distribute a “Be Ready to Protect Them” campaign.

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Zakat Foundation of America Initiates Chicagoans For Texas Relief Effort with the ‘Caravan of Love'

CHICAGO, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017 — In response to the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Zakat Foundation of America mobilized an emergency relief response team.

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Zakat Foundation of America Initiates Chicagoans For Texas Relief Effort with the ‘Caravan of Love’

Zakat Foundation of America responds to Hurricane Harvey with emergency relief efforts, including the transportation of humanitarian aid to Houston, Texas.

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Zakat Foundation of America Deploys Disaster Relief for Hurricane Harvey Victims

CHICAGO, AUGUST 28, 2017 — In the past 15 years, Zakat Foundation of America has responded to almost all major international and domestic disasters.

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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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Awareness Team in One of the Activities

Zakat program and outreach coordinators Marcus and Abdul Hamid during her presentation at Maureen Valley College on Zakat helping empower individuals and communities in the United States and the world.

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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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غزة:إعادة الأمل

غزة: إعادة الأمل - قامت أسرة خالد أبو وافي المكونة من زوجة و 6 أفراد ، ثلاثة ذكور وثلاث إناث ، بتفتيش منزلهم بعد أن استفادوا والكثير ...

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Disability Does Not Prevent Creativity

Imad Afaneh lives in his two-room house, which was built next to many houses close to each other in the narrow streets of the Qalandia Palestinian refugee camp near Ramallah.