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Don't Know Where to Volunteer? Her's a Long List

Don't Know Where to Volunteer? Here's a Long List

Volunteering is the cornerstone to the greatness that enables many charitable and other organizations to be able to do their work, both in epicness and complexity. Feeding thousands of people across the globe takes a lot of hands, but volunteering whether locally or abroad should never be thought of as free labor – it’s a …

Islam and Civic Engagement

Islam and Civic Engagement

For Muslims living in the West, questions concerning civic engagement with the broader society abound. Should we engage? If so, how should we engage? And what should be the basis of our engagement? Fortunately for us, Allah the Exalted has not left us without guidance on this issue. A careful examination of the Qur’an and Sunnah …

Can Non-Practicing Muslims Volunteer in Islamic Events?

Can Non-Practicing Muslims Volunteer in Islamic Events?

There are always a handful of people in our community who appear as non-practicing Muslims. Should we let these certain Muslims volunteer for our Masajids and Da’wah organizations? Join Sheikh Waleed Basyouni in this video. Source: FaithIQ Watch and Read More:

Why Volunteer in Ramadan?

Why Volunteer in Ramadan?

Ramadan is truly a blessed time, a special time when we discover the reality of ourselves. For some, this is a frightening experience while it is reassuring for others. When we endure the rigors of fasting, our pretenses fall and we are more likely to see what we are really made of. This can be …

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 help are not limited to Muslims or even humans only; we should care about all 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…

Meet Irish Muslim Women Helping Homeless

BELFAST – Helping homeless and correcting misconceptions about their faith, a group of Irish Muslim women took to the streets on Christmas Eve, to allow charity workers to celebrate the seasons with their families. “We don’t celebrate Christmas,” Lorraine O’Connor explained, Extra.ie reported. “Even though Fr [Peter] McVerry, the Capuchins, they all do dinners on …

Muslim Shopkeeper Provides Free Energy Top-ups to Needy

The harsh winter months are a time when many people in Britain struggle to afford to heat their homes. In particular we have the elderly, many of whom are too terrified to put the heating on due to affordability and the high costs of their utility bills Fuel poverty is not limited to pensioners and …

Hurricane Harvey and Eid

Hurricane Harvey, Delaying Eid and Community Relief

Hurricane Harvey and Eid… how to deal with the questions posed by this crisis? For example, how to perform Eid and Jumuah prayers in these difficult circumctances? In this video, Sheikh Joe Bradford explains the possibility of cancelling Jumuah prayer due to the difficult circumstances in areas affected by the hurricane. He also discusses the …

Muslim Volunteers Champion Efforts to Rebuild Mosul Church

In an inspiring show of interfaith cooperation, a group of 30 volunteers, mainly Muslims,  are championing a clean-up operation in areas captured from ISIL militants in Iraq’s northern  city of Mosul. The young volunteers are clearing the debris of destroyed buildings in Mosul’s Drakziliya neighbourhood, on the left bank of the Tigris River, after Iraqi forces …

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