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How great is feeding the hungry in our time!

Feeding the Hungry - A Blessed Act of Worship

Feeding the hungry gives rise to many other acts of worship such as showing affection towards one’s fellow Muslims whom he feeds and this can be a reason for him being granted Paradise…

I Feel Depressed Seeing People in Bad Situations

I Feel Depressed Seeing People in Bad Situations

In this counseling answer: • Remember that being blessed with certain things is also as much a test as not being blessed. • The easiest and the best thing you can do is pray for them. Ask Allah to make things easier for them. • Donate money to the charities that support them. Wa Alaikum salaam wa …

This Muslim Feeds Poor and Homeless in his Restaurant Everyday

Muslim Restaurant Feeds Homeless People in D.C. Everyday

Sakina Halal Grill, a  Pakistani restaurant in Washington D.C.  feeds homeless and poor people every single day as if they were full paying customers. The restaurant is located  just blocks from the White House. “If someone says, ‘I need a free meal,’ I say ‘OK,’”  Kazi Mannan, owner of  the restaurant told ABC7. “I’m Trying to worship our …

5 Things to Consider When Giving Charity

5 Things to Consider When Giving Charity

When you give in charity, you should present a pleasant face and a kind manner. Smile. Do not stretch out your hand while leaning back in disdain from them, as if you regard poverty as some sort of contagious disease you might just catch if you get too close.

Understanding the Wisdom Behind Zakat al-Fitr

Understanding the Wisdom Behind Zakat al-Fitr

Zakat al-Fitr helps to cultivate among the members of society the habit of giving. This is another reason why the obligation of paying this form of charity is connected with each and every capable individual, regardless of how much wealth that person has.

Is Fasting Really About Feeling for the Poor?

Is Fasting Really About Feeling for the Poor?

Many people interpret the wisdom behind fasting as follows: When the rich suffer from hunger and thirst, they feel the agony of the poor and, thus, they rush to spend on them in charity. In the same vein, when the poor see the rich as suffering from hunger and thirst during their fast, they comfort …

Ramadan Sharing Fridges Expand to Serve More This Year

DUBAI – Three years ago, when Australian expat Sumayyah Sayed put a fridge stocked with free food and water on her front porch in Ramadan, it was certainly beyond her imagination that this would turn into a big giant community project. Today, more than 27,000 have joined the campaign to help the poor during the …

Why Do Muslims Fast a Whole Month? Is it a Punishment?

This is actually an image of what Ramadan is all about. It is a time to sweep out our spiritual house of all the dust and the cobwebs that have accumulated over the past year, welcoming Allah once more into our hearts with renewed vigor.

Muslim Students 'Blessing Box' Feeds Detroit Poor

WAYNE – The Muslim Student Association at Wayne State University, Detroit, has set up a ‘blessing box’ under the slogan “Take what you can, Leave what you can” outside the University’s Islamic Center of Detroit in Midtown, known as Cass Mosque. “The things that go in the box for passersby are nonperishable food, clothing and …

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