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Zakat Foundation of America Introduces New Family First Forum

Sep 3rd, 2012Report

Zakat Foundation of America (ZF) partners with south side Chicago masjids to deliver the monthly ZF Family First Forums starting September 16, 2012. The Family…

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Growing hope in our own front yard with the Zakat Foundation of America

Aug 31st, 2012Foundation News

Fresh produce is one of the most needed and most distributed food categories at the Food Bank of Delaware. Through the Plant a Row program,…

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Zakat Foundation of America Brings a Truck of Food Aid to Halep, Syria

Aug 28th, 2012Press Release

Zakat Foundation of America (ZF), a Chicago-based non-profit organization, is on the forefront of relief organizations serving the Syrian people since the beginning of the…

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Building a Well for a Community Desperate for Clean Water

Aug 24th, 2012Campaign News

Zakat Foundation of America (ZF) has just begun the building process for a well in Lwakhakha, a small market center in eastern Uganda bordering Kenya.…

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ZF On the Forefront in Syria

Aug 24th, 2012Campaign News

Zakat Foundation of America has been on the forefront of relief organizations serving the Syrian people since the beginning of the Syrian crisis. ZF's offices…

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An Eid Gift that Changed a Young Woman’s Life

Aug 16th, 2012Campaign News

Mahejabeen Madarkar is from the Bijapur District in Karnataka, India and has always wanted to become a doctor. Mahejabeen is one of the top students…

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Ramadan 2012-Sharing the Blessings in Mozambique

Aug 16th, 2012Campaign News

Since 2011, Zakat Foundation of America has operated in Mozambique, in southeastern Africa, and is currently distributing food packages during the month of Ramadan. ...

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ZF’s Post-Famine Work with Somali Refugees and IDPs

Aug 7th, 2012Campaign News

One year after the catastrophic famine crisis, Zakat Foundation of America continues to support the people of Somalia. ZF hopes to remain involved in providing…

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Youth Across the U.S. Build Water Wells with ZF

Aug 7th, 2012Campaign News

ZF invites student groups this fall to join the One Year, 100 Wells campaign and help build a water well with their own school/group’s name…

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Ramadan 2012-Providing Basic Necessities for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

Jul 30th, 2012Campaign News

With the arrival of the blessed month of Ramadan, Zakat Foundation of America (ZF) has begun its annual Ramadan Program in over 40 countries around…

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Zakat Foundation of America, a Muslim charity that collects zakat, sadaqa / donations to provide humanitarian, emergency relief and sustainable development programs to empower lives throughout the world. We offer top Zakat resources including The Zakat Handbook: A Practical Guide for Muslims in the West, Zakat kit, ask an Imam feature, and you can calculate and pay zakat through our easy, online calculator.