Achieving Dignity With Diligence

Zakat. An Act of Faith.

Allah (SWT) has established Zakat as a financial Ibadah (act of worship). Fulfilling your Zakat obligation with diligence brings dignity to the Muslim Ummah and to your Muslim neighbours.

Cost of Living

Pushing The Vulnerable to a Breaking Point

As the cost of living skyrockets, our brothers and sisters are being forced to choose between paying rent and feeding their families.

In 2021, 5.8 million people across Canada were living with insecure or inadequate access to food1

7 million Canadians reported going hungry at least once between March 2020 and 20222

23% of Canadians reported eating less than they needed to because they did not have enough money for groceries3

[1] Canadian Public Health Association, [2] Maclean's, [3] Food Banks Canada

The urgency cannot be overstated.

Your act of faith can help keep the vulnerable in our community afloat amidst the rising expenses. Over the past 10 years, your support has made a tangible difference:

  • We’ve helped 34,500 people across Canada
  • Distributed over $4.2 million towards food, housing, debt relief and other community programs last year

Your Zakat enables our brothers and sisters to live with dignity.

See How You Can Help

What Will Your Support Provide?

Establishing a Dignified and Unified Community

Your Support Matters

At NZF Canada, we believe in the transformative power of Zakat, especially during a time when cost of living has increased drastically.

When you choose to give, you're not just donating; you're fulfilling your obligation and making an immediate, life-changing difference in the lives of your brothers and sisters in need.

Testimonials

7,331+ Stories to Tell

This is how you’ve impacted the lives of your Muslim brothers and sisters over the years.
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“Thank you for helping me and my family in this sensitive and difficult situation of my family life. I will never forget Allah’s favors on me first then your institution’s. May God Almighty allow us to become one of your supporters. Jazakom Allahu khayran.”

Saad, Manahil, & Abeer

Refugee family

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you, I could put iftar on the table and buy some Eid clothes for my children, alhamdulillah, I don't know how to appreciate each one of you but may Allah bless each one of you and your families with Jannat al-Firdous. Ameen.”

Arisha

Single mother of four

“Thank you so much for supporting me, I received the check yesterday. May Allah reward everyone who helped us.”

Saba & Sameer

Refugee couple

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Zakat in the Qur’an and Hadith

The Prophet (ﷺ) said: “The most beloved people to Allah are those who are most beneficial to the people. And the most beloved deed to Allah is to make a Muslim happy, or to remove one of his troubles, or to forgive his debt, or to feed his hunger.”

Tabarani
FAQs

Answering Your Questions

Here you will find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about our organization and its work. We hope that this page will help you learn more about us and how we can help you or your community.
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