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Boy Seen Studying Under Streetlight, Here's How a Muslim Millionaire Reacted

It sounds like a fairytale or a fiction; but it’s actually a true hope-inspiring story  A Muslim millionaire from Bahrain offered a much-needed help to an 11-year-old student in Peru who was caught on security cameras sitting and lying down in the road under a streetlamp to do his homework, Aleteia reported. It all started when …

Feeling Blessed - This App Will Track Your Charity Habits

How much sadaqah did you donate after the khutbah last week? Wait, did you remember to donate? Or do you have a different system in place for tracking your charitable contributions? You need one. The Feeling Blessed app is one. Instead of remembering to drop money in your mosques donations box next time you go, …

Man Grows Food to Give Away to Poor Neighbors

Man Grows Food to Give Away to Poor Neighbors

Helping low-income people who can’t afford fresh vegetables from stores, a man is growing food in his own garden to give it a way for poor people in his neighborhood. “I’ll set it out here. People drive by and pick it up,” David Thompson told Heart Threads. Thompson was motivated to do this because grocery stores …

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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