Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising 3-Day Course, March 1 through March 3

Zakat Foundation of America in partnership with Indiana University's Lake Institute on Faith & Giving is offering an Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising 3-day intensive course from March 1 through March 3 in Bridgeview. Learn more and register today at: bit.ly/2HudNxU. For more information, please contact [email protected]

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Thank you to the sponsors of our 3rd Annual Muslim Youth Expo

CIOGC extends its gratitude and appreciation to the generous sponsors of the 3rd Annual Muslim Youth Expo to be held at Moraine Valley Community College on Saturday, September 23.   Zakat Foundation of America is unique among humanitarian organizations in advancing zakat as a vehicle for social change. The third pillar of Islam, zakat is an obligatory claim on the Wahedalth of the [...]

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Meet the speakers for the 3rd Annual Muslim Youth Expo

Speakers at this year's Muslim Youth Expo represent some of Chicago's finest youth leaders and community activists. They will address a variety of topics including activism, bullying, and women who helped elevate Islam during the time of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). The following speakers are confirmed and more are being added! • Ustadh Usama Canon, [...]

By |2017-08-09T19:55:53-05:00August 9th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

2/8/17 – Huffington Post: A Response To Trump’s Executive Order On Immigration From Chicago’s Muslim Community

Originally published by the Huffington Post By Naeem Vahora and Jamie Merchant It is safe to say that the Trump era in American politics is off to an appropriately dark beginning. On the afternoon of January 27th, the President signed an Executive Order immediately barring all entry into the U.S. for refugees for 120 days, [...]

By |2017-02-08T18:26:24-06:00February 8th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

1/25/17 – CIOGC, Chicago Cares, and Zakat Foundation of America team up for MLK Service Day in Chicago

By Walid Sankari On the day of Donald J. Trump’s presidential inauguration, dozens of community institutions across Chicago organized to participate in the National Day of Service, which saw service projects enacted to better local communities. Spearheaded by Chicago Cares, many local nonprofits including the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago, recruited volunteers who [...]

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9/15/15 – Zakat Foundation rushes emergency aid to refugees crossing Europe

Zakat Foundation of America (ZF) is distributing ready-to-eat meals, hygiene kits and clean, dry shirts amongst the refugees crossing the borders of Macedonia into Serbia. A representative leading ZF's efforts at the Macedonia-Serbia border has reported on the dire conditions the migrants are facing, especially given the constant rain and inhumane treatment at the hands [...]

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9/10/15 – Donate your Qurbani/Udhiya today!

It is that blessed time of year again, a time to remember Allah’s mercy and to reflect on the struggles that Prophet Ibrahim and his wife Hajar (peace be upon them) had endured. During this time, it is important that we recognize there are many people out there who lack basic necessities. Let us carry [...]

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Other Muslim Organizations

Zakat Foundation of America P.O. Box 639Worth, IL 60482(708) 233-0555 Islamic Relief USA 10101 S. Roberts Rd., Suite 100Palos Hills, IL 60465773.346.2172 ICNA 6224 N California AveChicago, IL 60659(773) 764-7526 ISNA 6555 S. County Rd. 750 E.Plainfield, IN 46168(317) 839-8157 The information in this list may be outdated. To update an organization's information, or to [...]

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