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Charity Week To Raise Over £1m Next Week

LONDON – Kicked off in London 15 years ago, Islamic Relief has announced its annual Charity Week slated for  October 22-28, under the theme “ONE WEEK, ONE CAUSE, ALL THE DIFFERENCE!” “Over the last two years, Charity Week has raised over £1 million ($1.3 million) in a single week each year. That’s more than £140,000 per …

US Muslim Students Raise Funds for Orphanages

WASHINGTON D.C. – Joining thousands of students across the globe, the Muslim Students’ Association (MSA) at George Washington University has decided to organize a weeklong event to raise money for orphans in seven countries, GW Hatchet reported on October 15. “We reached out to other chapters in the District to garner interest in the fundraiser …

Islamic Center Feeds the Hungry in New York City

Islamic Center Feeds the Hungry in New York City

The Albanian Islamic Cultural Center in Staten Island partnered with Project Hospitality  to help feed the hungry by donating 1,000 pounds of goat meat. “A donation of this size means that we will be able to offer a great Halal option for those who are experiencing hunger who wish to honor their beliefs as well,” Trazy …

You Can Get Continuous Reward Even After Passing Away... Here Is How

Abu Hurairah narrated that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “When a man dies, his good deeds come to an end except three: ongoing charity, beneficial knowledge, and righteous offspring who will pray for him.” (Muslim) Commenting on this hadith, Imam An-Nawawi (may Allah have mercy on him) said, “The scholars said, …

Muslim Restaurateur Feeds Thousands of Homeless

WASHINGTON, DC – The owner of a halal restaurant in Washington DC has been offering free meals to homeless on a daily basis to honor his mother’s traditions. “I prayed to God that if I ever have a restaurant, I will announce on the first day that I will bring in the homeless people,” Kazi …

Muslim Charity Gives Out 50,000 Free School Supplies

CHICAGO – An American Muslim charity has distributed 50,000 backpacks with school supplies nationally to give parents and children a helping hand at the new school year. “The outpouring of generosity from the public and organizations like the Islamic Circle of North America Relief (ICNA) Chicago for our immigrant children has been a blessing and …

The Power of Generosity in Islam

The Power of Generosity in Islam

Being generous does not only mean giving freely from what you have in abundance. Generosity does not lie in giving away something that is no longer useful but in giving freely from the things we love or need.

Tons of Surplus Hajj Food Given to Needy in Makkah

MAKKAH — Tons of Hajj surplus food have been distributed among more than quarter of a million needy in Makkah. “Our organization received excess food from a number of local Hajj companies, and this was distributed among more than 47,000 beneficiaries,” Ahmed Al-Matrafi, chairman of Ikram Welfare Society to preserve and distribute surplus food, told …

Never Belittle Anyone of Your Good Deeds

Never Belittle Any of Your Good Deeds

The smaller things in life start to mean so much more, and you realize you have a lot to be grateful for. My sister called that day to talk to Fatimah as usual. And after talking about everything that happened that day, she asked to speak to me…

Islamic Relief Mourns Young Charity Worker

MANCHESTER – Tributes have been pouring in for Owess Munir, 23, an Islamic Relief charity worker, who died in a car crash in Manchester, UK, Asian Image reported on September 4. “{Indeed we belong to Allah, and indeed to Him we will return.} [Qur’an 2:156]. It’s with shock and the deepest of sadness that we …



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