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Aman Ali in Palestine: Join a Noble Cause to Educate Blind Children

Join a Noble Cause to Educate Blind Children

People with disabilities are just like anyone else; they have certain weaknesses, but have strengths as well. They have a right to live their lives, peruse education, make families and fulfill their dreams like everyone. Integrating disabled people into the society is crucial in regards to their emotional and mental well-being. Islam encourages us to have empathy …

Cyclone Idai: Urgent Aid Needed after Massive Destruction

Cyclone Idai: Urgent Aid Needed after Massive Destruction

• At least 215 people have been confirmed dead and hundreds are missing across Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe due to Tropical Cyclone  Idai, according to government agencies and the Red Cross, which said 1.5 million people had been affected. • Heavy rainfall is projected to continue in Sofala and Manica provinces from 19 to 21 March. • …

Yemenis Are Starving, Would You Help Feed Them?

Yemenis Are Starving, Would You Help Feed Them?

Yemen, the second-largest Arab state and poorest country in the Middle East, is currently facing one of the worst humanitarian disasters in recent history. Its people are in desperate need of clean water, food, clothing and essential medical aid after fleeing their homes to avoid getting caught up in the violent conflict. Families are forced to choose …

This September, Send a Child Back to School (Appeal)

As summer holidays draw to a close, millions of children and their parents around the world are preparing for a new academic year. For many children, however, attending school is an experience they may never have, either due to extreme poverty, war or the effects of devastating natural disasters. Unfortunately, over 260 million children globally …

10 Blessed Days: An Amazing Time for Giving

The first ten days of Dhul Hijjah are often referred to as the best ten days of the year, and a second chance after Ramadan. For those of us not performing the Hajj pilgrimage this year, this is still a great time of blessing and an immense reward. These 10 blessed days are an amazing …

Indonesia Quake: Muslim Charities Appeal for Help

JAKARTA – Muslim charities have launched relief campaigns to help those affected by the 7.0 magnitude earthquake which killed over 90 people on the Indonesian island of Lombok and injured hundreds more. “Many areas are inaccessible so the death toll will, unfortunately, be much higher than is currently being reported. There are thousands of people …

Where to Pay Zakat Al-Fitr - Pay Yours Before Eid

Zakat al-Fitr is an important part of Ramadan and a key charity given at the end of the holy month. Every Muslim is required to pay Zakat al-Fitr at the conclusion of the month of Ramadan as a token of thankfulness to God for having enabled him or her to observe the obligatory fast. Its …

Help Provide Warmth to Syrian Refugees This Winter

What It's Like to Spend Winter in Makeshift Tents

Millions of people will face life-threatening situations this winter. Freezing temperatures mean that the lives of babies, children and impoverished families are at serious risk. According to the UN, 13 million people are in desperate need as winter sets in. Last year, temperatures in the refugee camps bordering Syria fell below zero and many refugees …

Eidul Adha

Well Known Organizations Where You Can Make Udhiyah

The Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, said,”For every hair of the Qurbani you will receive a reward from Allah, and for every strand of its wool you will receive a reward.” (Tirmidhi) Udhiya or Qurbani is a reminder of Prophet Ibrahim’s (as) obedience and devotion to Allah (swt). It is a religious obligation that …



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