Press Releases

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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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Zakat Supports Mental Health Treatment for Gaza Youth

Zakat confirms its commitment to serving and assisting the people of Gaza who are steadfast in the face of aggression, through a number of humanitarian programs that include in particular food, education and health care.

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The Search for Hope on the Turkish-Syrian Borders - Part 1

Reverend CJ Hawking, Executive Director of Rise Chicago and Harry F. Ward pastor of “Achieving Social Justice” at the United Methodist Church in Oak Park

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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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The Responsibility of the Future Generation in Syria

The Zakat Foundation is fully and firmly committed to the education of young Syrian refugees, as it currently sponsors the education of more than five thousand students in schools operating in Turkey and in Syria.

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Ramadan and Zakat Foundation Distributions Around the World

Zakat Foundation has sought every habit to provide Ramadan parcels to the poor, orphans and needy people in more than 40 countries around the world.

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Distribution of Food Parcels to Camps

Zakat Foundation team in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan managed to distribute 300 food parcels in the Northern District - Irbid in the Martyr Azmi Al Mufti Camp.

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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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The 2016 Horn of Africa Famine

The Horn of Africa suffers from more famine in a region experiencing severe conflict and instability. About 20 million people in Somalia, Nigeria, Yemen and South Sudan are at risk.