January 16th, 2020

What We Can Learn from Martin Luther King Jr. About Service

When we care for one another like we care for ourselves, we make the world a better place. Zakat Foundation hope that we can continue the legacy of service that Martin Luther King Jr. left for us as a guide.

January 10th, 2020

Can Zakat Be Used to Pay Debts?

Can Zakat be used to pay debt? We answer this common question in this post.

January 3rd, 2020

Giving Charity In The New Year (2020)

Start your 2020 New Year resolutions off right with an act of giving by supporting one of the Zakat Foundation's critical programs.

December 31st, 2019

War and Humanitarian Disaster Strikes Syrians in Idlib

A massive attack by Russian and Syrian government forces in Idlib is driving a quarter million Syrian women, children, and men to flee for their lives.

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December 23rd, 2019

Ten Inspiring Hadith on the Importance of Charity in Islam

Apart from professing belief and prayer, charity is considered the third most important component of our faith. Here are ten insightful hadith about why charity is so important.

December 19th, 2019

When Charity Matters Most

Times of difficulty in life are keystones of the human experience. It is during these times that charity matters most. Your gift can be the light in someone’s darkness. Consider making a gift to Zakat Foundation today.

December 9th, 2019

Why Sponsor An Orphan?

End of year is a popular time to give back. Find out why this time is a great time to give back and learn how to sponsor an orphan.

December 5th, 2019

Helping Children Around the World

Children are our hope, it is our duty to safeguard them. And if children are our hope, than empowering a child anywhere around the world, is empowering an entire generation to come. Learn more about helping children from Zakat Foundation.

November 27th, 2019

Can Zakat Be Paid for a Mosque?

Can Zakat be paid for a mosque? Find out the answer and what the eight eligible categories of zakat are.

November 21st, 2019

Why Giving Tuesday Is Important to Muslim Organizations

Giving Tuesday is a popular day to give back. Find out why this day is a great time to give back to Muslim organizations.

November 19th, 2019

Halil Demir Presents at USAID Conference on Using Zakat to Empower Women

Halil Demir, Executive Director of Zakat Foundation of America, presented at the Breaking Gender Barriers Conference organized by USAID.

November 13th, 2019

Larycia Hawkins Debuts ‘Same God’ Film on Her Hijab-Wearing Controversy, Visits Zakat Foundation

Larycia Hawkins visited Zakat Foundation of America offices on her film tour for her new documentary “Same God” about the divisive, two-month-long firestorm her stance ignited among evangelicals.