November 24th, 2020
There are two types of Zakat that Muslims are obligated to pay: Zakat Al-Mal, or Zakat on Wealth, and Zakat Al-Fitr, the Zakat of Fast-Breaking, for the completion of the fasting month of Ramadan.
November 17th, 2020
Give the gift of steady warmth this winter to a Syrian refugee family today. Protect exposed women, children, and the elderly from deathly cold and sickness.
November 12th, 2020
Sadaqah is a voluntary charity given by Muslims. Find out why it is considered an important part of the Islamic faith.
November 9th, 2020
How Many Types of Sadaqah (Voluntary Charity) Are There? We Answer This Common Question.
October 27th, 2020
We wanted to create an online marketplace that showcases exciting limited-edition collaborations with artists and skilled artisans with 100% of the proceeds going towards humanitarian programs.
October 26th, 2020
While the majority opinion is that Zakat cannot be given to non-Muslims, there is a well-argued and supported minority opinion based on the Hanafi ruling, upheld by other eminent scholars, that Zakat Al-Fitr can be given to the People of the Book.
October 21st, 2020
Zakat Foundation’s aid workers stand in the forefront of flood relief. As you read this, they distribute hot meals, clothing, shelter, hygiene kits, bedding, and household supplies to the desperate in seven emergency flood zones.
October 5th, 2020
Zakat has pledged to close the gap in underserved communities. We are committed to serving communities that are overlooked through our social justice initiatives and our COVID-19 distributions.
September 23rd, 2020
Zakat Foundation knows underemployed Americans need support and help, so we are on the ground at major cities across America, giving out food aid. Won't you help?
September 18th, 2020
As the world faces catastrophes due to climate change, heartbreaking accidents like the recent Beirut explosion, and conflicts, we are reminded that nothing is guaranteed in life. Your life can change in an instant.
September 10th, 2020
COVID-19 is badly affecting the people of Yemen. Three causes have converged to crush Yemen’s people and allow coronavirus to run incalculably rampant and deadly among them. Learn more and how you can help.
September 2nd, 2020
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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In 2020, 81¢ from each dollar donated went directly toward programs serving those in need. 12¢ went to administrative costs & 7¢ went to fundraising costs.