Stories

December 4th, 2018

Zakat Foundation of America & ANERA Announce Greenhouses for Gaza

Zakat Foundation of America and American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) have agreed to build, equip, and seed 48 greenhouses over the next three years to feed food-insecure families in Gaza year-round, increase their incomes, and provide them with specialized sustainable farming training.

November 26th, 2018

ARISE Chicago Honors Rev. Dowling at ARISE Breakfast

ZF Honors Rev. Dowling at ARISE Breakfast

November 26th, 2018

North Carolina Gov. Praises Zakat Foundation of America for Hurricane Relief Efforts

Governor Roy Cooper of North Carolina recognized Zakat Foundation of America’s humanitarian efforts for its emergency response to Hurricane Florence at a special event held at the governor’s mansion.

November 13th, 2018

Help Zakat Foundation of America, Basmat Amal Provide Winter Kits for Syrian Kids

Winters in the border region of Syria and Turkey can be harsh. As winter approaches, warmth becomes increasingly important.

November 12th, 2018

Zakat Foundation of America and Feed the Children Unite, Serve Chicago

Have you ever awaken in the morning to your stomach’s grumbling? Went inside your kitchen only to open an empty fridge? Worried how you will provide the next meal to your children? \_

October 15th, 2018

Zakat Foundation of America Funded Program Places Immigrants & Refugees into Professional Jobs

There are about 2 million immigrants and refugees currently in the U.S. with qualified academic degrees from their native countries. However, they are currently unemployed or working far below their skill level.

October 12th, 2018

InterAction Members Assemble at Zakat Foundation of America HQ

Members of InterAction, an alliance of more than 180 non-governmental organizations (NGOs), gathered at Zakat Foundation of America headquarters for a two-day conference to discuss the Together Project. The project is designed to create a hub of advocacy and solidarity for U.S.-based NGOs that provide necessary development and humanitarian relief around the world but confront discrimination or targeted regulations in the U.S. due to their operating principles or religious faith.

October 8th, 2018

Zakat Foundation Begins Partnership with IMANA for Hurricane Relief

Zakat Foundation of America and Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA) have committed financially to a partnership to assist Hurricane Florence victims in North Carolina.

October 2nd, 2018

Indonesia Earthquake –Tsunami

September 25th, 2018

When Orphans & Elderly Share Love

When Orphans & Elderly Share Love How do you console an elderly person spending their last years in loneliness without any family?

September 14th, 2018

A Meal Full of Blessings

“My heart was filled with happiness walking home knowing I am bringing rizq [blessings] to my family,” said Shabana.

September 12th, 2018

Zakat Foundation of America Expands Mental Health Services Across North America

Remember when mental healthcare for Muslim-Americans was unheard of? Today, Zakat Foundation of America’s Khalil Center project is not only providing spiritually based mental health services in three major U.S. cities, but it is also quickly expanding its reach into new regions in response to a fast growing need. \_\_\_