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US Muslims Rush to Help Victims of Hurricanes

Muslim organizations and mosques have rushed to provide help to people affected by Hurricane Irma in the United States, which has killed dozens and left millions without power. Islamic Council of North America (ICNA)’s local South Florida has deployed teams to clean up damage caused by the deadly storm in the southern state of Florida. …

Street children

This Young Lady Changed the Lives of Two Street Children

Sarah Yusuf, a Nigerian young lady shared this heartwarming story on her Facebook page last week. Whenever I drove pass the junction at the Ministry of Health, Lokoja, Kogi State, I would always see these two children at the traffic point begging: “Aunty please help us, we wan chop please help us”… And I would give …

Hurricane Harvey

Muslim Relief Organizations Respond to Texas Hurricane Harvey

One of the strongest storms to hit the nation made landfall on the evening of Aug. 25, 2017, along the Gulf region—especially pummeling Texas. Hurricane Harvey has left survivors needing to find elevation and escape to survive; boiling potable water to prevent the spread of disease; left without electricity; and now, left to hunker down …

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Muslims Appeal For Help After Deadly Flooding

Muslim-majority Sierra Leone has been hit by deadly floods and mudslides that killed hundreds. Hundreds feared dead, thousands still missing and many more have been left homeless due to the mudslide that washed away dozens of houses near the capital, Freetown, on Monday, 14 August Sierra Leone’s president has appealed for urgent help to support the thousands …

Omar Suliman

Sheikh Omar Suleiman Was Live - Setting Up Schools for Syrian Children

In this video, Sheikh Omar Suliman joins HHRD efforts in setting up a new school at the Syrian border. The ongoing crisis in Syria is in its 6th year and as a result, 250,000 people have been killed with more than 50% displaced. From 4,810,216 of the registered Syrian refugees 635,324 are residing in Jordan where 86% are …

The Story of This Muslim Foster Father Inspires Humanity

For more than two decades, an American Muslim of Libyan descent has served as a foster parent to terminally ill children. The ceaseless effort of Mohamed Bzeek to serve those children and ease their suffering has prompted some people to launch a campaign in the hope of giving back to this good-hearted Muslim man. Bzeek …

Muslim man

An Inspirational Muslim Gives Back by Feeding the Homeless

Humble Beginnings is a charity project  launched in 2012 by Akbar McEntyre, a social worker who was born and raised in Paterson. Akbar recently received his Master’s degree in social work from Seton Hall University, and spends his time giving back to the city of Paterson through his work at Humble Beginnings. “What makes Humble Beginnings …

Canadian Muslim

Meet 5 Canadian Muslim Groups Making Great Contributions

According to a study conducted by the Environics Institute for Survey Research, Until fairly recently, followers of the religion of Islam were just one of the many parts of the Canadian mosaic that has emerged over the past few centuries from waves of immigrants coming to a land peopled by its Indigenous inhabitants. The first recorded …

US Muslims Stand Up to Guard Jewish Centers After Attacks

After a spate of attacks on synagogues in a number of U.S. states, a group of American Muslims have stood up to guard Jewish places of worship in the United States. In recent months, two Jewish cemeteries were vandalized in Philadelphia and Rochester plus the mass desecration of a historically Jewish cemetery in Missouri. A series …

kidness

35 Acts of Kindness in 5 Minutes or Less

Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Every act of kindness is a Sadaqa (charity)” (Bukhari, Muslim) Very often though, we feel we don’t have the time for kind gestures, despite our best intentions. These 35 ideas are just some quick things we can do to practice this essential part of our faith. …



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