COVID-19 Eid: These Charities Help You Offer Udhiyah

`Eid Al-Adha, or “Feast of Sacrifice”, marks the end of the Hajj season and is one of the two most important Islamic celebrations, together with Eid Al-Fitr.

A financially-able Muslim sacrifices a single sheep or goat or shares with six others in sacrificing a camel or cow as an act of worship during the four-day `Eid Al-Adha celebrations.

Immediately after Eid prayers, Muslims usually gather at abattoirs to watch their udhiyah sacrifice and give the poor their share.

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This year, however, such joyful atmosphere is expected to be interrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As some people chose to skip sacrifice this year, many have gone online to donate to charities who can perform the slaughtering on their behalf.

Below is a list of trusted Muslim charities who accept donations for udhiyah:

Muslim Aid USA

Islamic Relief USA

Helping Hand for Relief and Development

Penny Appeal

ICNA Relief

Islamic Aid