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Texas Muslims Show Spirit of Giving during `Eid - About Islam

Texas Muslims Show Spirit of Giving during `Eid

Through efforts big and small, American Muslims showed their generous side during the occasion of`Eid Al-Adha. Houston business owner Wajahat Zaidi, co-owner of Austin Chai Wala – Houston, a food truck serving tea, snacks, and sandwiches, talked to AboutIslam.net about his company’s recent profit-sharing efforts. He said he and his business partner, Ahmed Malik, decided …

10 Blessed Days: An Amazing Time for Giving - About Islam

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. Give Charity Thesetenblessed days are an amazing …

This Ramadan, ‘Give Smart, Give Safe’

This Ramadan, ‘Give Smart, Give Safe’

In Ramadan, millions of Muslims around the world donate enormously to charities for helping those in need during the fasting month. Many, however, are still worried that their donations could fall into the wrong hands or used effectively. Therefore, The Muslim Charities Forum (MCF), a network of British Muslim charities, has launched a public awareness …

Make a Difference This Ramadan and Beyond

Make a Difference This Ramadan and Beyond

Ramadan is a time for giving and compassion, a time for your generosity to change the lives of people around the world for the better. Make the most of this blessed month and support those in need as you invest in your Hereafter. Commit to supporting your brothers and sisters across the world and donating …

Being a Muslim Volunteer: Why & How

Being a Muslim Volunteer: Why & How

Done with the right intention and the appropriate manner, volunteerism and altruism brings about tremendous pleasure from our Creator. As Muslims we should see ourselves as world citizens. Our compassion and helparenot limited to Muslims or even humans only; we should care aboutall God’s creation. What does Islam say about volunteering? And why it is …

Your Cheque Has Been Taken Care of But I Can’t Tell You By Who

Your Cheque Has Been Taken Care of, But I Can’t Tell by Who

When it was time to pay my waitress said: “Your cheque has been taken care of but I can’t tell you by who.” This was new to me. In a world filled by consumerism, most people want to have rather than give. Apparently, someone had payed the cheque for us…

The Best Explanation of What Zakah is

The Best Explanation of What Zakah is

What are the benefits of giving? We always hear that “when you give you receive.” Zakah is actually referred to as alms to the poor and needy, or charity. Generally, it is a small percentage, perhaps two and a half percent. Allah calls it “habbah” (a seed).

Manchester Muslims Feed the Homeless in Ramadan - About Islam

Manchester Muslims Feed the Homeless in Ramadan

Highlighting the merits of Ramadan, a group of Muslims in the city of Manchesterare feeding homeless people during the fasting month. Muslims Charity in Ramadan As Muslims around the world observe fasting in the month of Ramadan, many increase their charitable giving and caring forthose struggling with poverty and thosefacing dire living conditions. Checkthispostand …

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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