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Flooded street in Karachi Pakistan with family walking through flood waters

Karachi Drowns in Record Rains

Zakat Foundation of America is on the ground able to immediately provide help those impacted by the Karachi torrential monsoon rains and floods.

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What Is Sadaqah Jariyah, Charity Ever-flowing?

What Is Sadaqah Jariyah, Charity Ever-flowing? We Answer This Common Question.

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Why Muslims Should Support Mental Health Initiatives

The need for mental health services within the Muslim community is more significant than ever. Learn what we are doing for mental health.

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How the Beirut Blast Pushes Lebanon Over the Humanitarian Brink

How the Beirut Blast Pushes Lebanon Over the Humanitarian Brink? We outline the humanitarian crises Lebanon now faces.

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From the Field: A Qurbani Story

Sheerin Banu heard about our Udhiyah (Qurbani) program through her neighbor. She became one of our beneficiaries. She shares her story.

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How Do You Give Qurbani as a Married Couple?

Do you have questions about giving Qurbani or Udhiya as part of a married couple? We answer your questions here.

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What Is the Day of ‘Arafah and Why Is it Important?

The Day of ‘Arafah is also called the Day of the Standing. It is significant because it is one the holiest days of the Islamic year. Fasting on this day atones for all sins of the preceding and coming year.

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Are Muslims Obligated to Offer the Qurbani Sacrifice (Uḍḥiyah)?

Are Muslims Obligated to Offer the Qurbani Sacrifice (Uḍḥiyah)? We Answer This Common Question.

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Why Is the Qurbani Sacrifice Important in Islam

Why Is the Qurbani Sacrifice Important in Islam? We Answer This Common Question.

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What Is the Qurbani Sacrifice?

What Is the Qurbani Sacrifice? It is a tradition to the honor the Prophet Abraham in Islam. Learn more about qurbani here.

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What Makes a Nonprofit Organization Zakat Eligible?

What makes a nonprofit organization Zakat eligible? We Answer This Common Question.

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Is Zakat Owed on 401(k) Plans and Individual Retirement Accounts IRA?

Is Zakat Owed on 401(k) Plans and Individual Retirement Accounts? We Answer This Common Question.