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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 …

How Should We Give? Lessons From Prophet Muhammad

How Should We Give? Lessons From Prophet Muhammad

The Prophet gave when he had something to give and he even gave in charity when he did not have anything to give. Once a man came to the Prophet and asked him for charity. The Prophet did not have anything to give to him but the man kept insisting.

Money needy

My Parents Get Angry When I Give Money to the Needy

Short Answer: Talk to your parents and find out exactly why they are against you giving money to the needy. Try to consider their perspective, but remind them of the virtue of giving charity as a Muslim, and try to come to a compromise by, perhaps, agreeing as a family on a trusted organization to …

Giving Charity: Better during Life or after Death?

Giving Charity: Better during Life or after Death?

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: Paying off debts and giving in charity during one’s lifetime when one is in good health is better than doing so …

feeding poor

Why Should We Feed Hungry People?

Allah described those who give in charity as those who will be among the “companions of the right” and those who will inherit Jannah. What is given in charity and what is being fed to the poor is what actually remains (eternally in terms of reward with Allah), as opposed to the food we consume.

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