March 10th, 2023

When is Ramadan 2023?

Ramadan is the 9th lunar month of the 12-month Islamic Hijri year, which is 1444 this year in the Islamic calendar. We tell you when Ramadan is likely to start.

March 10th, 2023

How Can Zakat Purify Wealth?

Deliberate, good actions that we are guided in Islam tend to come with at least two benefits: one in this life and one spiritual. Making a zakat donation is no different.

March 10th, 2023

Is the Qurbani Sacrifice (Udhiyah) Mandatory?

Is the Qurbani Sacrifice (Udhyah) Mandatory? We Answer This Common Question.

February 17th, 2023

Why Muslims should give charity during the holiday season

Charity in Islam isn’t limited to certain months, though there is a strong preference among Muslims to give during Ramadan to multiply blessings.

February 17th, 2023

How to Donate to Yemen in 2023

Eight years of conflict have brought Yemen’s socioeconomic systems to the edge of total collapse. It has led to large-scale displacement.

February 14th, 2023

How You Can Help Earthquake Victims in Turkey and Syria

With the situation on the ground continuing to unfold, those affected remain vulnerable as they struggle to find necessities and stay warm in freezing temperatures.

January 20th, 2023

Why Pakistan Flood Relief Is Still Needed

Why Pakistan Flood Relief Is Still Needed. We look at how you can still save hundreds of thousands in Pakistan, seven months after millions suffered the worst climate catastrophe in the world on record.

January 18th, 2023

Climate Change Contributing to Food Insecurity

Climate disasters in Afghanistan and Pakistan have had a significant impact on food security. The flooding has damaged crops, disruptedt transportation, and has contaminatde water sources.

January 17th, 2023

Why the Horn of Africa Hunger Crisis Matters

In the Horn of Africa, across Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia, they have had their fifth failed rainy season. More than 37 million people are at risk for extreme malnutrition.

January 11th, 2023

Can you give cash for zakat?

When the wealth or asset you are paying zakat on is a form of currency, whether it is personal or business wealth, you must pay zakat on it in cash at a rate of 2.5% of its total amount.

January 10th, 2023

Zakat Foundation of America Delivers Winter Relief Into 2023

Zakat Foundation's winter relief program is a service that runs through the winter season. Each kit is designed to support a family throughout the entirety of the winter season.

January 4th, 2023

Can You Give Sadaqah For Deceased Loved Ones?

When a loved one passes away, you may want to honor their legacy with a gift of charity. In Islam, there are a few ways to honor their legacy.