Stories

June 20th, 2024

When is Qurbani 2025?

The 2024 qurbani (udhiyah) season has passed, and now it’s time to plan for 2025.

June 13th, 2024

How to Prepare for Eid al-Adha 2024

It’s almost Eid al-Adha. Get ready with us.

June 13th, 2024

In Numbers: Your Ramadan 2024 Impact

Ramadan 2024 was difficult for Muslims around the world — So what was your Ramadan impact in 2024? Well, if you donated to Zakat Foundation of America, it was huge.

June 5th, 2024

Five Best Deeds for The 10 Best Days

Here are the five best kinds of deeds we can do in these sacred days.

May 30th, 2024

What Are the Benefits of Zakat?

Giving to charity has a tidal effect on communities and motivates others to give generously.

May 8th, 2024

What Does the Quran Say About Udhiyah?

These days, we might refer to the sacrifices Cain and Abel presented as udhiyah or qurbani, referring to a specific act of worship meant to draw a person closer to God. But it’s not quite the same as the modern practice.

May 2nd, 2024

How to Calculate Your Zakat Online

When Muslims who meet the minimum wealth threshold, or nisab, go to pay their zakat for the year, calculation methods can be unclear. Thankfully, we are here to help.

April 23rd, 2024

How can we start preparing for Qurbani 2024?

Just as Muslims give zakat al-fitr before the special Eid salah (prayer) on Eid al-Fitr, they either physically make the qurbani sacrifice or facilitate it — typically through funding — on the morning of Eid al-Adha.

April 19th, 2024

Must Unpaid Zakat from Past Years Still Be Paid?

Must Unpaid Zakat from Past Years Still Be Paid? We Answer This Common Question.

April 17th, 2024

Do Investment Losses Exempt One from Paying Zakat?

Do Investment Losses Exempt One from Paying Zakat? We Answer This Common Question.

April 17th, 2024

When is Qurbani 2024?

For Muslims, Qurbani (also called Udhiyah) season is a time to remember the importance of sacrifice and sharing our blessings with others. When are Qurbani 2024 and Eid al-Adha 2024 expected to occur this year?

April 8th, 2024

You Fed 5.2 Million Meals to the Food Insecure

Half a million hot meals/water were fed to starving Gaza and Zakat workers distributed 100,000 food baskets to poor in Africa, Asia, and US.