Fulfill your obligation
Islam is a social religion. During times of celebration, we are tasked with the remembrance of Allah and being considerate of people in need. Zakat al-Fitr is an obligation upon us to provide one needy person with a meal. Fulfill your obligation ahead of Eid morning.
Abdullah Ibn ‘Umar said that the Prophet (peace be upon him) ordered the people to pay Zakat al Fitr before going to the Eid prayer.
The Prophet of Allah said, “The fasting of the month of fasting will be hanging between earth and heavens and it will not be raised up to the Divine Presence without paying the Zakat al-Fitr.”
How you can help
Feed one person
Your Zakat will provide food to needy families, orphans, and widows.
Feed two people
Feed two people with your Zakat al-fitr donation.
Feed Three People
Feed three people with your Zakat al-fitr donation.
A more just and compassionate society,
Zakat al-Fitr, also known as the “charity of breaking the fast,” is a religious obligation for Muslims who are financially able to pay it. It is paid at the end of the holy month of Ramadan and is intended to help those in need celebrate the festival of Eid al-Fitr. But what exactly is Zakat al-Fitr used for?
Zakat al-Fitr is intended to provide basic necessities to those who are struggling to make ends meet, particularly during the festive season of Eid al-Fitr. The amount of Zakat al-Fitr varies depending on the region and the local cost of living, but it typically amounts to the cost of one meal per person in the household.
The primary purpose of Zakat al-Fitr is to provide food to those in need, so it is often used to purchase staple foods such as rice, flour, and oil. In some regions, Zakat al-Fitr is distributed as vouchers or in-kind assistance, allowing recipients to purchase the food they need themselves. This helps to support local businesses and ensure that those in need have access to fresh and nutritious food.
In addition to providing food assistance, Zakat al-Fitr is also used to support other basic needs of the community. This can include providing clothing, shelter, and medical care to those who are struggling. Zakat al-Fitr may also be used to support education and training programs that help to empower those in need and promote self-sufficiency.
Zakat al-Fitr is an important aspect of Muslim charitable giving, and it plays a vital role in supporting those in need. By providing basic necessities such as food, clothing, and shelter, Zakat al-Fitr helps to ensure that everyone can enjoy the festive season of Eid al-Fitr, regardless of their financial situation. It also helps to build strong and compassionate communities that prioritize the well-being of all members, particularly those who are most vulnerable.
If you are a Muslim who is financially able to pay Zakat al-Fitr, consider donating to a local organization or charity that is working to support those in need. Your donation can make a significant difference in the lives of those who are struggling, and it can help to build a more just and compassionate society for all.
FAQ: Zakat al-Fitr
Zakat al-Mal (commonly called “Zakat“) is due when a person’s wealth reaches the nisab amount and can be paid anytime during the year. Most people pay it during Ramadan. Zakat al-Fitr is paid by the head of the household for each member of the family, before Eid al-Fitr prayer. Zakat al-Fitr is about the price of one meal — estimated at $15 in 2023.
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