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Zakat Foundation Of America

Rating: 4.89 stars   84 reviews 2,480

Nonprofit Issues:

Human Services, Philanthropy

Address:

P O Box 639 Worth IL 60482 USA

Mission:

Zakat Foundation fosters charitable giving to alleviate the immediate needs of poor communities and to establish long-term developmentprojects that ensure individual and community growth.

Target demographics:

ZF fosters charitable giving to alleviate the immediate needs of poor communities and to establish long-term development projects that ensure individual and community growth.

Geographic areas served:

Worldwide Programs

Programs:

Emergency Relief, Seasonal Programs including Ramadan and Udhiya/Qurbani, Aqeeqah, Perpetual Charity (Sadaqa Jariyah), Sustainable Development, and Orphan and Orphanage Sponsorship.

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1.888.ZAKAT.US
www.zakat.org

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Reviews for Zakat Foundation Of America

Rating: 5 stars  

Zakat Foundation has responded to numerous disasters and provided relief world wide. Excellent helping and caring organization

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Rating: 5 stars  

I love what the company does and always strives to be the first response during a crisis or a catastrophic event. I give thanks to everyone on the team, God bless them for everything they do.

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Rating: 5 stars  

They are the best helping out not only locals but also overseas.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Best charity to work with. Dedicated professionals. Very influential in US and overseas taking care of hopeless people.

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Rating: 5 stars  

The Zakat Foundation has caring people working there. I have been to their health center in Chicago on 75 th St. Very good place

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Rating: 5 stars  

Zakat foundation has managed to excel during these trying times. I appreciate the fact they will earnestly help those in need. They are very trustworthy and honest. They policies are an open book and they operate with 100% transparency. I respect that! Go ZF!!!!!!!

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have seen this organization from the beginning to present. Its employees make great sacrifices to help ANYBODY in need regardless of their faith or race. Their only criteria is that people applying be earnestly in need. I believe this is what has made them stand out over the years. Staff is dedicated and hard working. if everyone on the planet could do just a little like Zakat Foundation the world would have to be a better place. They even help with the Native Americans in New Mexico along with minority groups around the globe. They also are backed by many civic and workers rights organizations of various faiths. To know them is to love them.....One only hope it thrives and grows.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Zakat Foundation is a great humanitarian organization. When an emergency happens anywhere in the world, and of course in the US too, it is there helping the needy people irrespective of human categorical divisions and in any weather conditions. I had personal experience of being in flood victim camps.

If some one wants to help the needy, Zakat Foundation is the best one.

Rafi B Nafees

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Rating: 4 stars  

I used to work for The Zakat Foundation. You can tell a lot about the character/culture of a company or organization by the way ex-employees talk about it. I can say without reservation that The Zakat Foundation of America implements programs with the most careful responsibility toward charity. The director is hyper vigilant regarding any use of funds to ensure that nothing is wasted and that any money that can be saved is properly saved and redirected to increase the benefit of a program.
When pondering where to donate, I know that The Zakat Foundation and its director will ensure that every penny is properly administrated to maximize the benefit of my donation.
I don't need numbers to know that. If you are in the Chicago area, just volunteer for one of their programs and in less than a day you will see his character and how he reflects the absolute greatest concern in handling the donations entrusted into the care of The Zakat Foundation.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Tutoring kids at the Zakat Foundation was a wonderful experience that i really enjoyed very much. I volunteered for couple of times to help 7th, 8th and 9th grade pupils with some math lessons and it was an amazing feeling to transmit some of my knowledge in math to kids. Overall, it was a very pleasing experience and i would recommend people who have the time and will to participate and help instructing Muslim children.

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Rating: 5 stars  

The Zakat Foundation was a wonderful experience for me. As I tutored children in Math, I learned the how to more patient and learn more ways to help children in their work. I , as an Elementary Education student, will recommend people to volunteer and experience what Zakat Foundation is all about.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Zakat foundation of America is a great nonprofit organization, not only because they targeted needed individuals around the globe, but also because most of your donation is delivered. Most organization spend more than 20% on fund raising or management while Zakat spent less than 10% so you know that more than 90% of your donation is going to those who need the most. Further, their level of transpiracy is so high.
I am confident that my donations are delivered to those in need and I highly trust ZF simply because they earned my trust.

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