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Being a Muslim Volunteer: Why & How

Being a Muslim Volunteer: Why & How

Done with the right intention and the appropriate manner, volunteerism and altruism brings about tremendous pleasure from our Creator. As Muslims we should see ourselves as world citizens. Our compassion and help are not limited to Muslims or even humans only; we should care about all God’s creation. What does Islam say about volunteering? And why it is …

UK Muslim Charity Recognized for Helping Moms, Orphans

UK Muslim Charity Recognized for Helping Moms and Orphans

In recognition of its valuable contributions in helping poor mothers and orphans everywhere, Muslim charity, Save the Mothers Trust (SMT), has won Charity of the Year award at the 7th British Muslim Awards that took place on on February 19th, 2019. “This truly is a remarkable achievement,” SMT Project manager Mohammad Shahid said. Based in …

Donating Interest Money

Can Charity Be Given From Earned Interest on My Bank Account?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Interest is forbidden in Islam. Scholars have given many fatwas that interest money paid by banks should be withdrawn and given to some charitable purposes. One should …

Pay Deferred Dowry or Give in Charity

Can I Use Savings for Charity Before Paying a Dowry Debt?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: You should give priority to paying off your debts over optional charities. So, you may pay your wife deferred dowry …

How to Return Stolen Stuff

How to Return Stolen Stuff

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- If you can identify anyone of those people, you can restore him what you have taken from him. 2- …

He Was Dying. Charity Saved Him

He Was Dying. Charity Saved Him!

This is an amazing true story of how a man was dying. The veins close to his heart were closing. An amazing thing happened when he gave charity to a poor lady!

Peterborough Mosque Raises Money to Help Starving People

PETERBOROUGH – The Muslim community of Faizan‐e‐Madina Mosque in Peterborough has raised thousands of pounds of food to help needy people all over the world, Peterborough Today reported on March 3. “The Muslim worshippers are always raising money through weekly donations to help people needing emergency relief. We raise money where there is a need. …

Washington Muslim Students Raise Funds for Refugees

WASHINGTON, DC – Muslim students at George Washington University will be hosting a fundraising event next March 1 to aid Syrian refugees in Jordan, GW Hatchet reported. “I hope people can recognize that even if you’re an American Muslim or just an American student in Washington, D.C., you can still make an impact on things …



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