Resources: Mosque Islamic Center

Zakat Kit

Aug 13th, 2010Mosque Islamic CenterBy: Zakat Foundation

Though many are in need, we estimate that only a small percentage of Muslims are giving Zakat properly....

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Get Involved for Zakat Month

Jul 15th, 2010Mosque Islamic CenterBy: Zakat Foundation

The current economic climate has caused a severe financial strain on our neighbors and fellow Muslims. Currently, a whopping 40 percent of Americans live below…

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Charity In A Harsh Economy - Five Suggestions For Giving Charity

Jul 15th, 2010Mosque Islamic CenterBy: Meha Ahmad

These days, sharing a part of your wealth may seem like a bigger sacrifice than it used to, especially for those with little to give.…

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Educating Our Communities about Zakat: Why July is the Perfect Time

Jun 29th, 2010Mosque Islamic CenterBy: Zakat Foundation

Many Muslim communities in the USA, especially the smaller ones, suffer under financial difficulties. This suffering is caused in part, by many communities not utilizing…

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How to Start a Soup Kitchen

May 25th, 2010Mosque Islamic CenterBy: Aisha Ali

Soup kitchens provide a much-needed service to the homeless, the hungry, and low-income families in each community. Starting a soup kitchen in your neighborhood is…

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How to Start a Homeless Shelter

May 25th, 2010Mosque Islamic CenterBy: Khadijah Khan

With 3.5 million homeless in America—and the number expected to rise to about 5 million by the end of 2011—there simply aren’t enough homeless shelters…

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How to Help the Unemployed

May 23rd, 2010Mosque Islamic CenterBy: Altaf Wafakhani

Many of us know someone who is unemployed—a friend, a family member, a now-former coworker—as a result of the job market. Being unemployed, of course,…

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12 tips for Imams on how to help the poor and the needy (part_2)

May 23rd, 2010Mosque Islamic CenterBy: Soundvision.com

Keep an eye out for those who are in need in your community. They don't have to necessarily say they are in need. Their physical…

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12 tips for Imams on how to help the poor and the needy (part_1)

May 23rd, 2010Mosque Islamic CenterBy: Soundvision.com

Imams definitely have a role to play in helping the poor and needy of their communities. If you're an Imam there are a number of…

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