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Albany Fires: US Muslims Raise Funds for Displaced Families

Supporting their neighbors, the Muslim community in Albany, New York, has raised more than $17,000 and given another $7,000 to support those who lost everything in a fire that destroyed apartment buildings on Bradford Street last Monday, Times Union reported. “The mosque gave each family $1,000 from its own funds. The donation campaign started immediately …

French Muslims Urged to Donate to Notre Dame Fund

Leading Muslim figures in France are calling upon the Muslim community to donate to the reconstruction efforts on Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral. “I think it is our obligation as citizens and as Muslims to participate in the reconstruction of this beautiful cathedral,” Kamel Kabtane, President of the Council of Rhone Mosques, a French department situated …

Kentucky, S. Carolina Muslims Donate Food to Airport Employees

KENTUCKY – Muslims in Kentucky and South Carolina have stood up to provide free meals to airport employees, who have been going without payment since government shutdown a month ago, Wave3 reported. “We wanted to show them support, especially on this stormy, icy day that they are not forgotten, we are there for them,” Muhammad …

Louisville Muslims Bring Thanksgiving Joy to Women Shelter

Women’s shelter receives backpacks, blankets from local Muslim group, doctors LOUISVILLE, KY – Local Muslim groups in Louisville, Kentucky have donated much-needed supplies to the city’s first women-only day shelter, bringing thanksgiving joy to its members. “We are so blessed to be in this wonderful country,” Dr. Waqar Saleem, board member of Doctors for Healthy …

Cryptocurrency

UK Mosque Raises £14,000 in Cryptocurrency Donations

LONDON – Two months ago, a mosque in the UK decided to accept cryptocurrency donations – and it’s seen dramatic results… Masjid Ramadan in East London now has raised almost £14,000 in digital payments, Crypto News Review reported on July 16. During the past holy Hijri month of Ramadan, between May 16 and June 14, the mosque in Shacklewell …

Thai Muslim Charity Draws a Smile on Orphans' Faces

Thai Muslim Charity Draws a Smile on Orphans' Faces

A Thai Muslim charity is seeking donations to make new dresses for orphans and poor children. The dresses will be distributed before the start of Eid al-Fitr, that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, which starts this month. The Education and Human Resources Foundation plans to distribute the dresses to 3,000 orphans and under-privileged …

Giving Zakah to Pay Rent on a Mosque

Giving Zakah to Pay Rent on a Mosque: Permissible?

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. Dear questioner, we would like to thank all of you for the great confidence you place in us and for your keenness to …

Tennessee Muslims Help Wildfire Victims

In a show of support, the Muslim community in Tennessee has come together to load a truck with community donations to help victims of the recent Gatlinburg fires.



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