I am very very disappointed in the Islamic organization in Florida the person in charge in St. Petersburg
I was in need for money I am busness owner who was about to be in the street losing my business and house I requested loan I truly was plan to return the loan money and donate monthly to that organization but he was ignorant did not want to help I was going to give him the imam number if he does not believe me but he did not help what so ever I told him God is mercy he will not put me down and Blessing of God and his mercy helped me not through him I promised myself I will never donate to any organization what so ever cause I am a giver before that any organization comes collect money I used to give all what I can even if it is the last hundred in my pocket
I am still a giver Alhamdo lelah but I know who to give my donation to I give it to orphans direct not through organization
I've worked with Islamic Relief since high school and have always felt like a part of a giant family that's always working towards goodness! Whether it's a fundraiser at a "small" community or a big one, they never devalue any effort or any person who wants to help. There's always room in the IR family for anyone who wants to do good, in any way you want to do it- I've been a volunteer and attendee at fundraiser dinners, conference booths, and have always been interested in the meal packing for the homeless and fundraising runs! I look forward to being a lifelong volunteer with Islamic Relief, God willing.
Produces incredibly thoughtful, life-changing programs to those most in need. An organization that is not afraid of a challenge and doesn't show any sign of slowing down.
This is an incredible organization that serves all backgrounds in a dignified manner. IRUSA is on the ground helping rebuild homes in Texas, feeding folks nationally and internationally through their feeding programs, aiding when emergencies strike worldwide, caring for orphans, providing sustainable initiatives for folks to care for themselves, and educating generations on WASH, job training and so much more. This is my favorite nonprofit as it cares for all and is there when needed.
IRUSA is definitely working towards a better world!
Some of the most rewarding experiences I've had in my life were with volunteering for Islamic Relief. I've been able to package food that went straight from my hands to those in need. I've been a volunteer for 12 years and have made a lot of my best friends from this organization. I love that they not only give back to those in need overseas, but locally and even to their own volunteers. They never treated you like worker dogs, but valued your interests, your time, your efforts. The only place I've ever received shirts, food, special invitations as honored volunteers. Volunteering there you feel like every minute you spend counts and unlike a lot of other struggling charity groups everything has been organized and and given top value down to publications, events, merchandise, and facilities. IRUSA is an amazing organization and one of the best things I have in my life to look back on that I feel proud to have been a part of.
I've known and donated to this charity for about 20 years. One thing they have built is reputation and established themselves in the field of charity work, and for a long time were leading in terms of operational efficiency. Given their size, they are still doing pretty well with expenses unlike most of the highly advertised and known secular US charities (look them up on Charity Navigator).
Their established network of operation means you can be more assured they will get to places of need throughout the world. It is heart warming to see positive reviews by the volunteers because they help in reducing overhead of expenses by donating their time.
Beautifully executed. Trusted. Many Causes. Always aware of all causes not just one! Which keeps you motivated to help since its becoming so easy! and IR USA Makes it even Easier.
hello dear sir,
I am kawsar Ahmad from Bangladesh, I am teacher and committee member of quran school.in attachment you will found some pictures of my school.quran school name is Darul Qirat Majidiah fultaly trust Daud pur centre, our mosque already damaged and the roop is so weak,it will be Collapse anytime,the blockboard broken, and the quran school establish just for Ramadan month, we have more then three hundred students but we have enough space but we haven't class rooms, the students standing and reading under the sky, but this is the Season of rains, at the time we need a new building, we request from our students and committee for help us.I hope your charity will be help us.
Donating online is very easy and they offer many support programs to choose from. Thank you for all that you are doing to help people in need around the world.
May Allah bless you guys for your efforts. Thanks for helping and reaching out to people that're in need. I'm glad I got a chance to help those people a little as well. I hope Allah accepts our deeds. Amen!
I volunteered with Islamic Relief during the months of October and November 2018 for their fundraising Event to Benefit the Children in Conflict Zones of Yemen, Syria, Palestine and Myanmar. I also volunteered for their 10k Meal Pack Out. Both experiences were the absolute best I have ever had with volunteering. As a Muslim it is my duty to help others in need and it was fun and well worth every minute I spent doing it and I would do it again if asked. I met some truly amazing people and made quite a few new friends along the way. Alhamdullilah.
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I used to be a big donor to IR USA until I found out they were fudging (inflating) their numbers to promote themselves as a big organization. I found out from an article ran by a reputable business journal and I started my own investigation. I have even contacted IR USA on several occasions to get a feedback from them but my calls went unanswered. I then decided to stop supporting them and not trusting them. Its too bad, they have managed to mislead a lot of people, but as the saying goes, fool me once shame on you; fool me twice shame on me.
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I'm on the mailing list for Islamic Relief USA and they always seem to be responding the quickest to disasters or emergencies around the world and they tell me what's happening if I can't check the news. As a humanitarian Muslim it's where I choose to donate, because it seems like they respond to needs almost everywhere. I also love the transparency of the organization and their overall values which I feel match my own. I'm definitely will be a long time supporter for years to come.
Amazing work with sincere and kind people! Working together for a better world is always your aim
It's awesome how they're working so hard to help the needy people around the world. May Allah (SWT) give u ajar for this!
I have been a long time supporter and have been a volunteer with IRUSA for almost a year. I have participated in relief and aid efforts that are local (2,000 food box pack-out for local families), national (rebuilding homes for flood victims in North Carolina) , and international (packed 10,000 meals for Uganda and a 120 mile charity bike ride in Turkey to raise funds for water wells in Africa). Every experience I have had with them has been first rate. The staff, events, and efforts are extremely organized, focused, professional, polite and courteous. Their operations are world class and they work with other world class organizations, both faith based and non faith based, to make things happen. There are no political affiliations, it’s just pure charity. They are there wherever there is crisis, wherever long term recovery is needed, and wherever there is need. Donation money is not squandered and is used effectively and my understanding is that more than 90% of donations goes towards projects with the remaining less than 10% towards administrative costs. That’s pretty good! I have met many amazing people, both staff and volunteers, through working with them. I actually wish I could participate more because of how positive the experiences are. Regardless of your faith, Islamic Relief is great charitable organization on all fronts and I highly recommend them to everyone looking for a charity to donate their time and/or to.
We joined IR USA for the cycling challenge in Turkey to raise funds for a borehole in Somalia. It was a really well organised tour. A detailed itinerary was provided before the tour and everything went really smoothly. There were police escorts, an ambulance and a support vehicle with the group at all times. We visited some historic sites in Turkey that otherwise I may never have visited. Finally we arrived in Istanbul and were also taken on a tour around the city. I found the volunteers and organisers from the different countries motivational and we all helped each other through the challenge. Even though we were all from different backgrounds and different pars of the world we were all there for the same reason hence had a common purpose.
Rizwan fae Glasgow
I participated in a fundraising event with IR USA in Turkey, biking 155 km and raising funds for water projects for Chad and Mali. This was an incredible trip and event! IR USA clearly is a world class non-profit, organising engaging and rewarding fundraising events. I will definitely be planning an annual fundraising trip with them.
Recently I have been searching for top charities to donate to for the Tsunami and Earthquakes that hit Indonesia and to my surprise one of my favorite charities is one of the preferred charities to give to because of their boots on the ground.
Its great to see them distributing much needed aid whiten days of the disaster. Keep up the great work.
One of the best charities I know. The work I am seeing that they are doing in Greece helping the refugees is pretty amazing. Keep up the great work and thank you for the stories you guys are sharing
Recently I traveled on a team challenge with Islamic Relief and had the time of my life while raising money for needed projects to provide wells across countries in Africa.
Not only did I have an amazing time but knowing that we got to make a difference for people by providing clean water is rewarding.
Great Job Islamic Relief, this month you guys are helping in Myanmar, and the Hurricanes that hit the US and Caribbeans and the Earthquake in Mexico. I love how you hold true to your mission of providing relief and development in a dignified manner regardless of gender, race, or religion, and works to empower individuals in their communities and give them a voice in the world.
Keep up the amazing work