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"Thank you. You made a difference. Your kindness will always be appreciated." -- <name withheld>
"I received your generous assistance today and I just wanted to say JAZAK ALLAH KHAIRIN...ameen to you all...Your assistance by ALLAH's leave has truly aided in securing the residence of me and my daughters... Think no charity too small we are instructed for even a smile is a sadaqah.... I so appreciate all of your warm smiles I deeply feel accompanied this check...Bro. Yusef I cannot fully express how much your encouraging words and guidance have shined brightness in my daily striving toward self sufficiency...may ALLAH be pleased...ameen." -- <name withheld>
"I wanted to thank you so much for all your assistance. I so appreciate the help, the referrals, the budget counseling. It's fantastic to know that there are still good people in the world who pay it forward. I hope to pay it forward as well one day." -- <name withheld>
"Thank you very much for the wonderful help towards my rent during the time of my financial difficulties. This helped makes a big difference in my life. I really appreciated everything that you have done for me me the Almighty God bless you all. I am praying that when the Almighty God blesses me with a job, I will one day fulfill my Zakat obligations and give Sadaqa to the Islamic American Zakat Foundation." -- <name withheld>
"Jazaakum Allah Khairan! I really appreciate the assistance you have given me in my time of need. May Allah Azza Wajjal who warned you all. Ameen! special things brothers Imad, Yusef and everyone!" -- <name withheld>
"If ever feel you can't do any more, that you are simply exhausted, remember me and my daughters. Remember how you pushed through it all. I do. I do frequently in fact. My two oldest orphan girls often talk about how they feel marginalized within the community here and they do remember [the Islamic-American Zakat Foundation staff member] who did all he could do at all hours to ensure that their mother could take them to safety. They say you restore the pangs of seeing maltreatment towards them by other Brothers and Sisters. Again, Alhumdulillah for you!" -- <name wihheld>
"Jazak Allah khair for helping us through this difficult time. I pray Allah (swt) will change our circumstances so that we can return the gift of zakat to others, amen. I pray that Allah (swt) will bless you all in this life and in the hereafter with the choicest blessings, amen." -- <name withheld>
"The Prophet (pbuh) said: The one who looks after a widow or a poor person is like a Mujahid who fights for Allah's cause! Allahu akbar Shukran.... Well appreciated and needed! May Allah keep us to be the best of Muslims." -- <name withheld>
"Many thanks to you for your kindness. We will continue to make du`a for this organization. Shukran, Shukran, Shukran." -- <name withheld>
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Islamic-American Zakat Foundation is a 501 (c)(3)
tax-exempt religious and charitable organization.
Our mission is to provide assistance for food,
shelter, clothing and transportation for the poor
and needy, orphans, wayfarers, and other persons and needs
deserving of charity under Islamic law by assessing,
collecting and distributing obligatory and voluntary
charity called zakat and sadaqa. Our primary
objective is to serve poor and needy Muslims in the United
States, eligible non-Muslims are also helped and some aid
is sent abroad in major man-made or natural disasters like
the war refugees in Syria.
NOTICE: This organization provides NO scholarships, tuition money, nor any other payments to schools or universities, or to foreign organizations, nor will we send any money directly abroad.
Office Hours are now Tues.,
Wed.,& Thurs. 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
and Sat. 9:30 .m. - 1 p.m.
4641 Montgomery Avenue, Suite 30Send donations, applications, and correspondence to:
Islamic-American Zakat Foundation
Click here to access our Zakat Calculation Form in PDF format.
Click here to donate.
Click here to read a report on our participation in the U.N. Conference on the status of women.
Click here or on the Guidestar logo at the top of the page for detailed financial information about our organization.
Click here for a copy of our most recent annual report, including the audited financial statements.
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