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Still Looking for Projects to Support with Your Zakat This Ramadan? Here Are Some Ideas
10
May
2021

Still Looking for Projects to Support with Your Zakat This Ramadan? Here Are Some Ideas

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Still Looking for Projects to Support with Your Zakat at Fitr This Ramadan?

This Ramadan, Muslim Link had the opportunity to interview two Zakat al Fitr Eligible Canadian organizations:

Islamic Relief Canada 

In 2017, Islamic Relief Canada joined the Humanitarian Coalition (HC), applied and officially joined the HC, which is made up of 11 other leading Canadian NGOs. Currently, Islamic Relief Canada is supporting UNICEF's campaign to address the COVID 19 crisis in India, providing medical supplies to Palestinians during the current emergency in the West Bank, and continuing to support communities in Yemen. To learn more about Islamic Relief Canada's work and how you can support them this Ramadan, click here.

To learn more about Islamic Relief Canada's work, read our interview with Islamic Relief Canada online here

Justice for All Canada

In 2013, Justice For All Canada began by launching a special Burma Task Force campaign focused on lobbying the Canadian government to undertake diplomatic and humanitarian action concerning the genocide of Rohingya Muslims. Building on the success of the Burma Task Force, Justice for All Canada has launched four new human rights advocacy campaigns over the last three years: Save Uighur, Free Kashmir, Save India and Sri Lanka Task Force. The Canadian Council of Imams has declared Justice for All Canada as Zakat eligible. To learn more about Justice for All Canada's work and how you can support them this Ramadan, click here.

To learn more about Justice for All Canada's work, read our interview with Justice for All Canada online here

In addition, we have posted a selection of projects that we think our readers would like to learn more about and consider supporting.

The majority of the projects are Zakat eligible, however some are not so make sure to verify is the project is Zakat eligible or not.

To view interesting projects by Canadian Muslims you may wish to support, click here

Also, we have received questions about making donations to MuslimLink.ca.

We are not a Zakat eligible organization, however we welcome and appreciate your support.

If you would like to support us financially, you can contribute to our LaunchGood.com campaign online here.

Or you can become a Patron of MuslimLink.ca through Patreon online here.

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Chelby Daigle

Chelby Marie Daigle is Muslim Link’s Editor in Chief and Coordinator. Under her direction, Muslim Link adopted its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy so that the website strives to reflect the complexity of Muslim communities in Canada. She knows that she fails to do justice to this complexity every day but she will continue to try to improve as she recognizes the frustration of being both marginalized in the mainstream and also marginalized in Muslim communities. As Coordinator, she works to build relationships with Muslim and mainstream organizations and manages the website's social media, event listings, and directories. She organizes regular Muslim Link gatherings. She also works closely with the Publisher to find ways to keep Muslim Link sustainable. Find her on Twitter @ChelbyDaigle