January 2017 Update

$100,000 NEEDED URGENTLY for the rest of Winter Every month we receive requests for Zakat, but this winter the numbers have dramatically increased. This past month alone we spent a record $48,775.01 in Zakat and assisted 213people locally. Countless families coming from across Canada have approached us requesting help: Families on the verge of eviction, others facing … More January 2017 Update

Press Release: Shooting at the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec

Assalam Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu, Last night a tragic event occurred that claimed the lives of 6 worshipers of Allah as well as leaving many others in critical condition. It is vital that we show our support for the victims of such senseless acts of barbarism. We are one community, their families are our families. We cannot … More Press Release: Shooting at the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec

“The example of those who spend their wealth in the way of Allah is like a seed [of grain] which grows seven spikes; in each spike is a hundred grains. And Allah multiplies [His reward] for whom He wills. And Allah is all-Encompassing and Knowing.” (Baqarah V. 261) Letter from the Executive Director Assalam Alaikum … More

July 2016 Update

Assalam alaikum warahmatullah, National Zakat Foundation has been hard at work the past 3 months utilizing over $96,000 in Zakat to benefit the local Muslim Community. Without the help of Allah first and donors like yourself none of this work is possible. We thank you for your continued support. We are also working on releasing our … More July 2016 Update

Take advantage of the last few hours of Ramadan

 Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him said, “Whoever relieves the hardship of a believer in this world, Allah will relieve his hardship on the Day of Resurrection. Whoever helps ease someone in difficulty, Allah will make it easy for him in this world and in the Hereafter…” Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2699 … More Take advantage of the last few hours of Ramadan