Ramadan Charity in the News (Collective Report)

Muslim Communities in Ramadan
By Family Editorial Board

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Ramadan Mubarak

Every Sunday, Muslims 4 Humanity team has the pleasure to introduce a collection of News reports that cover Muslims’ charity activities in Ramadan.

Read through our collection and know more about Muslim charity projects for this Ramadan. Feel free to share this with your friends and social circles…

Meanwhile, join Muslims 4 Humanity Interactive Database, and take an action by getting in touch with Muslim charity organizations and volunteers network.

Ramadan Charities Feed Palestinians

Ramadan_Charities_Feed_PalestiniansAs Muslims worldwide welcomed the holy fasting of Ramadan with special celebrations and banquets, the desperate Palestinian mother Um Mohamed could only break her fast on free meals provided by charities.

“I am here for the same reason as these other people are. If I didn’t need this then I wouldn’t be here,” Um Mohammed told Reuters on Tuesday, July 16. [Read More...]



Ramadan Blessings Reach US Homeless

Ramadan_Blessings_Reach_US_HomelessDrawing a smile on the faces of those in need, Muslims in San Antonio, Texas, are bringing the joy and compassion of Ramadan the homeless, sharing special iftar meals and offering a better understanding of their faith.

“While it may be us that are serving you, it is you that allowed us to come and extended to us the hand of charity, and for that we thank you,” Sakib Shaikh, director of public relations for the Muslim Children Education and Civic Center (MCECC). [Read More...]



UK Muslims Share Ramadan With Homeless

UK_Muslims_Share_Ramadan_Iftar_With_HomelessConnecting London people on a humanitarian level, a group of Muslim volunteers have organized special iftars for the homeless and people of other communities to break barriers and correct misconceptions about Islam.

"We want this Ramadan campaign to challenge some of the misconceptions people have about Islam,” Omar Salha, an alumnus of the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), told The BBC on Thursday, July 11. [Read More...]



Japan Free Iftars Welcome Ramadan

Japan_Free_Iftars_Welcome_RamadanBringing iftar gatherings culture to the Japanese people, Tokyo Camii, the largest mosque in Japan, hosts daily iftar at the mosque facility each evening during Ramadan month for about 200 visitors.

These iftars are usually attended by men and women from Turkey, Indonesia, Ghana and other nationalities.

These iftars started originally as a form of charity served to poor Muslims and travelers.

A few year ago, Tokyo Camii mosque adopted the custom, offering the meals to people of all nations and beliefs. [Read More...]



Football Star Helps Disabled Muslim to Fast

Muslim_Kanout_Helps_Man_to_Fast_RamadanFormer Premier League super striker Frederic Kanouté has volunteered to help a disabled British Muslim man pay his extra care to ensure he can properly observe the holy month of Ramadan.

"I feel very humbled that someone like Freddie Kanouté has been moved by my story,” Imraan Adam, a Muslim man with cerebral palsy, told Derby Telegraph on Tuesday, July 9. [Read More...]



Malawi_Ramadan1Muslim Charity Welcomes Malawi Ramadan

Despite their economic hardships, Malawi Muslims are celebrating the holy fasting month of Ramadan with strenuous efforts to help those in need.

"Ramadan is one of the most important pillars of Islam. Therefore, by fasting, we are fulfilling an important religious obligation," Muhammad Idrissa, chairperson of Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM), the country’s mother body for Muslims, told OnIslam.net. [Read More...]



Muslim Hand for Hamilton Poor in Ramadan

Muslim_donations.jpg1.jpg2Feeling the pains of those in need, Muslim students in the Canadian port city of Hamilton are joining hands to collect funds to feed the hungry during the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

"We know what it's like to be hungry,” Tahirah Seta, a 16-year-old Muslim student, told The Spec newspaper on Sunday, July 7.

“But we always know that we are going to have food on the table at the end of the day, where some people don't know where their next meal is coming from," said Tahirah Seta, 16. [Read More...]



Muslims Feed Needy Canadians in Ramadan

UK_Muslims_Share_Ramadan_With_HomelessCanadian Muslims have launched a campaign to feed the hungry in Toronto, Canada’s largest city, during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, due to begin Tuesday, July 9, in North America.

“The campaign asks those who are fasting to donate the money they are saving for the month - lunch, coffee and snacks - to the ‘Give 30’ campaign in support of Daily Bread Food Bank,” Ziyaad Mia, the founder of the ‘Give 30’ campaign, told OnIslam.net. [Read More...]

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