Home / Posts tagged "Zakat"

Zakat

2017 ANNUAL FUNDRAISER |GUEST SPEAKER | SH. YAHYA OMAR

Annual Fundraiser | Friday | June 2nd  (after isha)  We hope you are enjoying a fruitful Ramadan so far! It’s hard to believe that we have concluded almost 1 week of fasting. It serves as a reminder for all of us to cherish and avail ourselves to all the blessings of this month. Already in the past few days, we have enjoyed wonderful iftars hosted by the diverse communities of our umma! The ...
Read More

SANDWICH SATURDAY | GOAL MET – 250 LUNCHES MADE!!

Our sincere thanks to everyone that donated food items to We Rise Above The Streets and to the many volunteers that came out Saturday morning to help make lunches for the homeless. “And they are those who give food – in spite of their own need , to the needy, and the orphan, and the captive, [saying in their hearts],’We only feed you for the sake of God, and we desire nothing in return from you...
Read More

DONATE | CANNED FOOD & WINTER GEAR

March 1st -31st | DONATE | Canned Food & Winter Gear The Youth Activities Council (YAC)  is doing a food and winter gear driveMarch 1st-31st. There are designated boxes with signage for canned food & winter gear (mittens/gloves, hats and scarves) near the men & women's musallah at ISCNY. Please only donate NEW or CLEAN, GENTLY WORN winter gear, specifically mittens/ gloves, sca...
Read More

UMMA IN ACTION | FOOD FOR THE HOMELESS | PHOTOS

Umma in Action | Pack Sandwiches & Sort Clothing for Homeless Host: Youth Activities Council (YAC) Collab. Org: We Rise Above the Streets Outreach Inc. Date: Saturday, March 5 Time: 10:00am Location: We Rise Above the Streets Office Address: 404 Oak Street Suite 111 Volunteer Contact: dofarah@syr.edu The Prophet Muhammad(pbuh) stated, The dearest deed to Allah(swt) is bringing hap...
Read More

DAILY INSPIRATION: CHARITABLE GIVING IN ISLAM

This feature is coordinated by The Post-Standard/Syracuse.com and InterFaith Works of CNY Being charitable and providing for the needy is one of the five pillars (tenets) of Islam. Many of the world's faiths emphasize the importance of charity. In Islam, there is (zakat), obligatory charity and (sadaqah), voluntary charity. The act of volunteering to help those in need is cons...
Read More

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: FRN PRESIDENT SHEWA SHWANI

"It is He Who has brought into being gardens, the cultivated and the wild, and date-palms, and fields with produce of all kinds, and olives and pomegranates, similar (in kind) and different. Eat of their fruit in season, but give (the poor) their due on harvest day. And do not waste, for God does not love the wasteful." - Al-An'am 6:141 COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT Meet ESF/SU Food Recovery Netw...
Read More
Top