Press Releases

May 17th, 2017

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.

March 20th, 2017

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.

December 22nd, 2016

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 ...

December 20th, 2016

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.

December 13th, 2016

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...

October 10th, 2016

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.

August 22nd, 2016

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.

August 19th, 2016

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.

August 12th, 2016

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

July 25th, 2016

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.

July 15th, 2016

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.

June 20th, 2016

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.