Because of You, we have come this far. You have helped bring emergency aid, food, clean water and healing to those suffering around the world. This Ramadan, Your Zakat will bring joy and hope. You can bring change. You are the Difference!
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All our programs are Zakat-Eligible.

Your Zakat fuels change. At Penny Appeal USA, all of our programs are zakat-eligible. That means your zakat can bring nutritious meals to families, sponsor an orphan, provide a well, and more!

Featured Campaign

Ramadan should not begin with Hunger

Provide life saving meals now, so they can be delivered in time for Ramadan to the most needy families around the world.

Automate your giving with MyTenNights.

We’ve partnered with MyTenNights to help you automate your giving during the last ten nights of Ramadan. By automating your donations and zakat, you don’t have to go online every night and donate.

Boost your rewards with small yet impactful gifts

FEED OUR WORLD
10 Meals for $15
Provide life-saving, nutritious meals to families in need for $45 per month. Your food pack is
EMERGENCY RESPONSE
Hygiene Pack for $100
Give 2 hygiene kits to families impacted by the COVID-19 Outbreak, famine, war, and other disasters.
THIRST RELIEF
A Water Well for $425
Show someone you love how much you care by building a well in their honor

Other Religious Giving

FIDYAH
One Day of Food for $10
For fasts missed through ill health or pregnancy, which cannot be made up afterwards for legitimate reasons, give Fidyah.
KAFFARAH
30 Meals for $45
If fasts are broken without allowable reasons, and the compensatory two months of fasting is not possible, then give Kaffarah.
FITRANA / ZAKAT AL-FITR
$10 per Family Member
Fitrana is due on every member of a household, including any children or elderly persons before eid prayer.

FAQ

Below you’ll find some FAQs about our campaign. If you have any more questions, please feel free to chat with our team.

According to Islamic tradition, when a Muslim is unable to fast during Ramadan and cannot make up the fasting days afterwards, he or she can pay fidya or kaffara in compensation. Learn more via https://pennyappealusa.org/fidyah, or call (202) 851 2112

Yes, you may donate to the Ramadan Feed Our World campaign by clicking here. We provide both hot meals and food parcels to families here in the US and in over 30 countries around the world. Each parcel and meal is different and reflects local dietary customs.

Generally for Fidya or Kaffara the amount of $10 per day has been agreed by scholars. However, this varies according to your personal living standard. You should calculate how much you owe based on the cost of food for one day according to your usual consumption.

The day of Eid can vary from country to country, as it is dependent on the sighting of the crescent moon. We recommend that you consult your local masjid or Islamic center for the most accuracy.

Penny Appeal USA is pleased to accept your Zakat al-fitr. These donations are used here in the US to help ensure low-income families and newly arrived refugees have the essentials they need to enjoy the day of Eid. PA USA has specific funds for Zakat and Zakat al-Fitr. Visit pausa.org/zakat to learn more and donate.

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