Press Releases


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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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.


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...


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.


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.


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.