UK Muslims: Zakat Begins at Home

// July 29th, 2013 // Blog

If you owe Zakat and are based in England*, here are a few charities that distribute Zakat locally as is encouraged by the Sunnah:

NZF partners with many UK charities including some of those listed above, so if you just want to give to one place, I recommend them. But really, you can't go wrong with any of the charities listed inshā’Allāh. Allahu 'Alam.

Please clearly state that your donation is Zakat so that the money can be spent appropriately.
If you pay Income Tax, then don't forget to select Gift Aid (or email the charity a completed form) so that 25% can be added to the donation.

JazakumAllah khair.

*I say England rather than UK, as admittedly I do not know whether these charities work in Scotland, Wales or N.Ireland. If you are based in these areas, please do your best to find local cases or charities for your Zakat. [31/07/2013, Update] My Community UK does provide the option to distribute Zakat in various UK regions, including Scotland and Wales.

4 Responses to “UK Muslims: Zakat Begins at Home”

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  4. navaid ahmad says:

    asalamalakum i navaid ahmad r/o 350soofi tola old city bareilly u p india 243005,i m in need of zakaat and sadqa, now a days i m in debt {karz} because with in last 13 years my parents suffered from illness father suffered from lungs T B and mother,heart disease bothexpired due to these causes. now there is no source of income.i and my family facing worst position.ow it is my requst to the muslim brothers pls pls think it .Gazakallah asalamalakum

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