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Written on 06/04/2017, 21:11 by admin
zf-team-participates-in-coming-together-conference-organized-by-food-bank-of-deZakat Foundation Team participates in Coming Together Conference at the Chase Center of Delaware on April 6th,2017 . The team met with different organization working in response to end hunger in different ways domestic and global. ZF team was happy to answer questions and let people know more about what...
Written on 06/04/2017, 21:00 by admin
99-orphans-bake-sale-cultural-nightThe  bake sale that took place on March 31st turned out to be a success! It was a great time to hang out with friends and make new ones, while enjoying the delicious food prepared by many talented volunteers. The money raised from this event was enough to sponsor four orphans; taking care of their...
Written on 30/09/2016, 01:07 by admin
yard-clean-up-delaware-islamic-centerOn September 7th, a group of ten youth from the 99 Orphans and ten adults spent time gathering up trash at the Delaware Islamic Masjid in Newcastle during dhul hijjah week. Not only did we make the expansive property look neater by removing the litter, but it was also our way of giving back to the...
Written on 29/09/2016, 01:48 by admin
esl-classes-fall-2016  Learning a new language is not easy but can be accomplished with a little hard work. The ESL classes Zakat Community Center has offered for the past 5 years is back in session for the fall on Mondays 5 to 6:30. We had 8 students who showed up for our first class. We are learning conversational...
Written on 29/06/2016, 19:02 by admin
itekaf-for-the-youth-during-ramadan June 18th was certainty a day to remember for those that attended the itkaf spiritual retreat. After spending the first portion of the night praying Tarawih, the girls spent the night in the Masjid participating in Islamic based activities. One of these activities involved decorating a cardboard...
Written on 02/05/2016, 12:37 by admin
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Written on 18/04/2016, 23:19 by admin
zf-activities-for-the-national-volunteer-week-in-delaware  ZF volunteers of all ages were busy the whole week giving back to the community to celebrate National Volunteer Week by engaging themselves in various community service activities.Some of the service projects include: Adopt a Road Clean up/Highway was conducted by our volunteers from University of...
Written on 26/02/2016, 18:33 by admin
math-enrichment-spring-session-beginsMath Enrichment Spring Session begins at the ZF Delaware Community Center to benefit KG to 8th Grade students in the community. The adult and youth volunteers of Delaware take the time out of their busy schedules every Wednesday to help the kids excel in their academic skills.           
Written on 10/02/2016, 16:33 by admin
cooking-at-ronald-mc-donalds-in-februaryOn this chilly February sixth evening  a team of ZF volunteers and staff cooked soul food. Baked barbeque chicken, mac n cheese, corn bread, green beans and fresh salad rounded up the menu. It was a team effort to cook this tasty meal at the Ronald McDonald house to serve the patient families after a...
Written on 10/02/2016, 16:22 by admin
clothes-distribution-in-delaware   How many of us think we are lucky to have warm clothing and safe shelter to live in? In our daily lives, it is easy to take for granted we have the basic needs to survive. Reaching out to our community and making the contribution to others who don't possess much has been the focus of the ZF...
Written on 28/01/2016, 15:03 by admin
family-promise-dinnerOn January 27th, 2016, 5 youth and 5 adults went to Family Promise; an organization that works to prevent homelessness, as well as shelter those who are homeless until they can support themselves. We served meals for the current residents; three families and 8 children, providing delicious home-made...
Written on 19/01/2016, 15:58 by admin
mlk-day-activities-at-zfccOn a cold chilly day, ZF Center volunteers made time to celebrate MLK day, National Day of Service and remembrance. At Bellevue Community Center, we participated in activities such as making peace chains and assisting in clothes sorting to be given to women in need. It was a day to honor civil rights...
Written on 07/01/2016, 22:31 by admin
december-videogame-party    The 99 Orphans Group and the Rescue Rangers group organized a videogame party this December to donate winter kits across the globe. Members from both groups worked together to set up monitors and game consoles, and to bring games for children of all ages to enjoy. The latest games such as Super...
Written on 07/01/2016, 21:27 by admin
zf-team-cooks-at-ronald-mc-donald-s-in-wilmington-in-decemberZF Volunteers Cook at Ronald Mc Donalad;s in Wilmington, Delaware On the 6th of December, ZF's caring chefs cook dinner for about 80 resident families  at the Ronald Mc Donald's  House in Wilmington to bring a smile on their faces. As always ZF volunteers receive a great feed back on their cooking...
Written on 07/01/2016, 21:04 by admin
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Written on 07/01/2016, 20:51 by admin
pajama-drop-off  Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable Pajama Drop off Children in foster care feel isolated, different and very much alone because they lack the most basic things other kids take for granted. ZF Community Center was proud to help these kids in...
Written on 07/01/2016, 20:27 by admin
learning-skills-workshop  Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable Learning Skills workshops   This month in our learning workshop, we covered sewing crafty purses, learned to cook amazing dishes, and created beautiful art work to decorate their house within their budget....
Written on 31/12/2015, 20:29 by admin
egyptian-cultural-night-bake-sale    Egyptian Cultural Night   Egyptian families of Delaware outdid themselves and had successful cultural night. Amazing food, wonderful company and most of all they raised enough money for 40 winter kits. They served authentic Egyptian Mahshi (stuffed Zuchini and eggplant), Bamya (okra with meat),...
Written on 31/12/2015, 16:28 by admin
book-drop-off-zf-rescue-rangers  Book Drop off at AI Dupont Hospital   ZF Rescue Rangers team members worked hard for three months to collect 1000 books to be delivered to children’s hospitals.  On December 10th they took 500 books to AI Dupont Child Life Services at Nemours hospital. This department helps patients and their...
Written on 31/12/2015, 16:18 by admin
giving-tuesday  Giving Tuesday On Giving Tuesday, a day of Giving on December 1st, ZF volunteers commemorated the day by giving back to the community in ways that count. The drizzling day did not stop the volunteers from delivering delicious cookies to seniors in the community and making time to supply hygiene...
Written on 23/12/2015, 21:02 by admin
afghan-cultural-dinner-bake-saleZakat Foundation has been organizing a monthly cultural night/dinner from the beginning of the year 2015 dedicated to one country each month.  In the month of November the Afghan families of Delaware graciously took the lead and cooked several authentic Afghan dishes. On the 21st of November, the...
Written on 30/11/2015, 15:24 by admin
zf-at-diyanet-center-md  NE ZF Director gave a speech on Community Service at the Kotku Conference held this Thanksgiving at Diyanet Center, Lanham MD.  He started with the Prophet's, peace be upon him, words: "Spread the greeeting(peace) amongst yourselves, feed the needy, maintain a strong family relationship, pray during...
Written on 25/11/2015, 17:38 by admin
zf-youth-volunteers-busy-giving-back-in-nc-in-fall-2015Zakat Foundation of America youth volunteers have been busy this Fall tutoring elementary kids in Math & English at Al-Huda Academy in Durham, NC.  They collectively spent 150 hours volunteering for the program. ZF partnered with Al-Huda Academy in Durham, NC  and offered an after-school...
Written on 19/11/2015, 15:54 by admin
zf-team-cooks-at-ronald-mc-donald-s-in-wilmington-in-novemberOn November 7th dedicated volunteers came together with their kids to cook meals for families and staff at the Ronald McDonald House. A total of 10 people joined forces to make scrumptious meals of chicken parm, vegetable lasagna, broccoli, rice and bread rolls. For deserts the kids made delicious cake...
Written on 09/11/2015, 18:00 by admin
zf-volunteers-at-masjid-al-kauthar  Selling Pies at Masjid Al Kauthar   ZF youth volunteers had an opportunity to help at Masjid Al Kauthar in Wilmington, DE, to help sell delicious home made pies to the people who attended the Jummah prayer. This was a way to meet the people in that community and strengthen relationship with the...
Written on 09/11/2015, 17:58 by admin
zf-attends-greater-delaware-muslim-leadership-forum  Greater Delaware Muslim Leadership Forum       In the city of brotherly love, Zakat Foundation attended Greater Delaware Valley Muslim Leaders Forum on October 31, 2015. Topic discussed includedthe ongoing project of The Philadelphia Eid Coalition to make the two Eid's recognized as school...
Written on 04/11/2015, 15:24 by admin
halaqa  Friday Inspiration Series   Knowledge increases Iman. The youth in Delaware are taking advantage of the bi- weekly Friday halaqah at ZF Center. Gathering knowledge of the life of the prophet starting from his birth and learning the Tafsir ofSura Ya-seen, has been a source of guidance to one and all...
Written on 04/11/2015, 14:32 by admin
third-annual-college-workshopZakat Foundaton Community Center had the 3rd annual College Workshop was held at the ZF Community Center to help the high school students in the community. Mohammed Asaduzzaman hosted the event. Many high school students from around attended the workshop to get useful information and tips from...
Written on 28/10/2015, 18:14 by admin
recycle-unused-items Giving a New Home for Items You No Longer Use.   When you no longer have a need for items you have in your house, it is nice to give it away to someone who can use it. One man's trash is another man'streasure. Here at ZF, we are committed to the people in the community and do...
Written on 28/10/2015, 17:54 by admin
esl-class-at-zf-community-center Starting ESL Class at ZF Center   Making a decision to live in a new country is one of the biggest changes that can take place in a person’s life. It is a challenging time to adjust to new environment. Language presents barrier and posses difficulty when finding a job, communicating with neighbors...
Written on 16/10/2015, 17:09 by admin
lunch-with-a-senior-citizen  Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable A hello can brighten someone’s day. I realized this after our recent visit to Ms. Pat Paulson. Sitting and watching her reminisce about her good old days, sharing stories of her puppy, showing us her family...
Written on 13/10/2015, 13:36 by admin
zf-rescue-rangers-kick-off-their-eco-project-at-the-social-brunchOn October 11th, 2015, Zakat Foundation held a brunch. During the social brunch hours, the Rescue Ranger members organized a survey based on recycling, and received over 15 completed forms. After eating, the youth gave presentations that mainly focused on the benefits of eco-friendly living. The event...
Written on 07/10/2015, 20:35 by admin
dhulhijjah-activities    It is indeed Allah’s benevolence upon us that He showers us with the First ten days of Dhulhijjah, full of blessings, mercy and opportunities to gain more rewards. Here at Zakat Foundation Center  we continued the tradition of encouraging each other to do more good deeds collectively at this time...
Written on 28/09/2015, 14:32 by admin
annual-road-clean-upZakat Foundation volunteers  came together on a Saturday morning to clean up  litter on the East Delaware Avenue as a part of ZF's Adopt a Highway Program. Seven Volunteers including the East Coast Director, Br. Murat, the students of University of Delaware and our local High School students have taken...
Written on 03/09/2015, 18:52 by admin
zf-volunteers-cook-at-ronald-mcdonald-in-chapel-hill-ncWe had fun cooking at Ronald McDonald House in Chapel Hill, NC.  Join us again on Sept. 26th!
Written on 03/09/2015, 18:41 by admin
backpack-distribution-in-baltimore-communityZF Volunteer Br. Bilal and his family distributed backpacks in the Baltimore community.     
Written on 03/09/2015, 18:06 by admin
backpack-distribution-alhuda-academyNE Director Murat Kose Distributed Backpacks and school supplies to AlHuda Academy in Durham, NC.  
Written on 17/08/2015, 15:37 by admin
sat-english-reviewHigh School students of Delaware and Lancaster are being helped with SAT Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing at the ZF center to improve their scores and meet their goals inshaAllah.
Written on 14/08/2015, 15:50 by admin
visit-to-a-senior-at-her-homeHere is the poem our 12 year old volunteer Hana wrote as we were sitting and talking to a senior at her home : Weathered, red, dainty chair, Against a wall of blue. Plush fabric couches, Worn, yet holding through.   Carpet; soft yet faded, With a texture full of life, Smooth under fingers...
Written on 11/08/2015, 13:42 by admin
zf-team-cooks-at-ronald-mc-donald-s-in-wilmingtonZakat Foundation of Delaware team cooks for about 80 people at the Ronald MC Donald House in Wilmington. Our team of young boys and girls not only are enjoying making cake pops, salads, and banana pudding; they are also having fun cleaning the kitchen, washing dishes and mopping the floors. May Allah...
Written on 10/08/2015, 13:58 by admin
sat-math-reviewOur students learned different strategies solving SAT Math problems from our ZF volunteers on a Saturday morning at the Zakat Foundation Community Center. They got a chance to practice their problem solving skills by going through different strategies to solve different kinds of problems. Thank You to...
Written on 04/08/2015, 16:20 by admin
summer-fun-campDelaware community kids of ages 5 to 12 start their first day at the  Summer fun camp with  hands on Science experiments, Interactive computer programming, and Arts and crafts. The youth volunteers with the guidance of our adult volunteers are doing a wonderful job working with our community children....
Written on 27/07/2015, 22:43 by admin
caring-cooks-from-zf-cook-for-ronald-mcdonald-house  ZF Youth and Adult Volunteers cook at the Ronald McDonald House - the caring cooks from ZF planned the menu, prepared the dishes, served the guests, and cleaned the kitchen. May Allah reward them for their service! 
Written on 20/07/2015, 23:18 by admin
zf-will-distribute-more-than-1000-backpacks-in-the-ne ZF DE Community Center is getting ready to fill up backpacks and distribute them to those who need them.    Be part of it: **Help pack them **Help distribute them **Sponsor a bag for $10 Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 302-533-2334 to be part of this project.  
Written on 20/07/2015, 21:13 by admin
cooking-at-ronald-mcdonalds Every month ZF volunteers go to Ronald McDonalds and cook for 80 residents.  The families are going through a hard time and ZF wants to make it a little easier by helping to provide a home cooked meal.  There ate 5 more dates you can take advantage of and earn up some good deeds by cooking with ZF...
Written on 20/07/2015, 20:51 by admin
rescue-rangers-shine   The Rescue Rangers continue to make a difference in people's lives. They are currently wrapping up their project of Eid Gifts, providing clothing and gifts for orphans around the world. Using their ingenuity, they came up with different ways to raise funds. They kicked off their project with a...
Written on 20/07/2015, 20:50 by admin
andrew-dinsmore-from-senator-coons-office-attends-zf-iftar   ZF sponsored the last iftar in 2015 at Delaware Islamic Center on June 16th.  Attendees were delighted to meet and get to know Andrew Dinsmore from Senator Coons office.  The food was delicious and the cool breeze made the event perfect.  Thanks to all those who attended the iftar and especially...
Written on 07/07/2015, 13:58 by admin
youth-iftar Yesterday we had our 3rd youth iftar.  About 50 students, from Elementary to College students, enjoyed the Iftar.  May Allah reward Sister Ahlam & Kholoud for sponsoring the Iftar.  The food was simply delicious and complete with soup and desert.   The kids also went over their hadiths that they...
Written on 16/06/2015, 18:41 by admin
99-orphan-team-donates-a-check-for-foster-children-of-de A member of the 99 Orphan team Aamir Majeed and ZF Volunteer Irfan Patel went in June to deliver a check to be used for foster children of DE. They met with Chief Development Officer  Elizabeth Dougherty of Children and Families First DE. They raised funds for the children in a bake sale at the DE ZF...
Written on 08/06/2015, 01:18 by admin
zf-sponsoring-national-hadith-contest-put-your-state-in-the-map   السلام وعليكم With the help of Allah (SWT) we are pleased to announce and invite you and your community to participate in the “Hadith Scouts Competition 2015.” This contest, which will begin in June 2015 and end on September 12th, 2015, is an excellent opportunity for you and your community...
Written on 08/06/2015, 01:14 by admin
zf-at-isd-summer-fest Zakat Foundation was at the Family Fun Day at ISD on Sunday June 8th 2015.  It was a beautiful day to come out and spend a lovely time with friends and families. We were there representing Zakat Foundation of America and to enjoy being part of a great community that works hard to provide activities...
Written on 08/06/2015, 00:46 by admin
zf-recognizes-albany-volunteers ZF NE Director Murat Kose presented Presidential awards to Albany community service stars who volunteered more than 100 hours.  Murat also talked about the different ways ZF volunteers make a positive difference in many states and congratulated the many dedicated volunteers who were present at the...
Written on 16/05/2015, 19:07 by admin
zakat-foundation-annual-picnic A lot of excitement for one of the favorite events of the year:  ZF Annual Picnic! You are invited to join Delaware and surrounding community to have picnic at Fox Point State Park in Wilmington DE.Location: Fox Point State Park, Wilmington DEPavilion BDate: Sunday, May 17, 2015, 1 pmFree and open to...
Written on 05/05/2015, 20:38 by admin
delaware-2-1-1If you are seeking assistance in the following in DE, feel free to dial 2-1-1 -Employment -Job Training -Emergency Housing -Food -Transportation -Mental Health Counseling -Public Assistance  
Written on 05/05/2015, 14:32 by admin
nepal-relief-brunch The 99 orphan team, Rescue Rangers & Life Saver Group came together to cook and raise funds for Nepal Earthquake Relief.  Yummy pancakes sponsored by IHOP, crisp potatoes & eggs was on the menu.  Saba Awan from Cinnabon at Christiana Mall donated Cinnabons.   We thank all the volunteers...
Written on 04/05/2015, 19:06 by admin
a-community-response-to-hunger   ZF was happy to be one of the sponsors of the third 'Hunger Conference' at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware.   "This year’s regional conference is entitled Coming Together: A Community Response to Hunger to reflect that it takes all of us – children, adults, nonprofits,...
Written on 23/04/2015, 15:49 by admin
last-day-of-2015-spring-math-tutoring It has been a great 12 weeks of Math tutoring at ZF DE Community Center.  About 30 kids came each week enhancing their math skills and getting 1-1 tutoring from ZF mentors.   May Allah reward all tutors who came in regularly and gave in their 2 hours every Wednesday for the last 3 months.  May the...
Written on 21/04/2015, 11:56 by admin
zf-s-ne-director-murat-kose-s-nomination-receives-governor-s-youth-volunteer-service-award    In February of 2015, ZF's NE Director Murat Kose nominated Yusuf Patel for the "Social Justic/Advocacy" award category for Yusuf's work in advocacy, education, and community service in the past few years.  Yusuf illustrated remarkable maturity for his age, and was an advocate for hte rare...
Written on 21/04/2015, 11:14 by admin
interesting-talk-by-mrs-donna-demir Mrs. Donna Demir enlightened the Delaware community about her experiences with ZF as a medical consultant and her travels on behalf of ZF for various programs.  She shared how it was only through committed volunteers and the blessings of Allah that ZF was able to grow to do work in 40 countries....
Written on 20/04/2015, 13:56 by admin
ihop-sponsored-breakfast-for-orphans  On Sunday, April 12th, the 99 Orphan team hosted a pancake breakfast at the ZF Center to raise money for orphans.  IHOP generously sponsored the event, providing the mouth-watering pancake batter that attracted over fifty people to the event.  The 99 Orphan team members, as well as other ZF...
Written on 18/04/2015, 15:41 by admin
pakistan-bake-sale-cultural-heritage-day Hosted by Pakistani families in DECome enjoy good company and great Pakistani Food while helping those in need in Pakistan.If you don't live in DE and would still like to help, please write a check to Zakat Foundation of America and mail it to 1501 Casho Mill Rd Newark, DE 1971 The following will be...
Written on 18/04/2015, 13:14 by admin
students-learn-about-volunteering-opportunities-at-zf-at-brandywine-library      ZF set up a booth at Brandywine Library Volunteer Fair on April 15th.  Youth Volunteers went to spread awareness of different projects and volunteering opportunities at ZF DE Community Center.  The Life Savers, a group which is dedicated to getting people prepared for disasters, was there...
Written on 18/04/2015, 11:42 by admin
zf-celebrates-national-volunteer-week-by-giving-presents-to-neighbors        Blue Hen Physical Therapy Office; located in the same office campus as our center. In honor of DE Volunteer Week, ZF volunteers made gift baskets and 40 volunteers divided up and handed out the gift baskets to Zakat Foundation DE Community Center neighbors.   ZF thanks all the...
Written on 18/04/2015, 11:24 by admin
zf-ne-director-at-drexel-university-s-islamic-awareness-week Zakat Foundation helped sponsor Drexel University's Islamic Awareness Week 2015.  On April 18, NE Director Murat Kose gave a short talk at Drexel's campus about ZF's mission and the importance of community service, most importantly doing service regularly throughout the year.   ZF commends DMSA's...
Written on 13/04/2015, 22:58 by admin
1st-day-of-gardening-in-2015   25 excited kids and adults went to ZF's adopted Food Bank Garden today to prepare beds and plant their first crops: spinach and kale.  ZF NE Director gave a short talk on the process & benefits of gardening to the kids ages 5-16.   The older boys helped prepare the beds while the younger ones...
Written on 13/04/2015, 22:58 by admin
1st-day-of-gardening-in-2016   25 excited kids and adults went to ZF's adopted Food Bank Garden today to prepare beds and plant their first crops: spinach and kale.  ZF NE Director gave a short talk on the process & benefits of gardening to the kids ages 5-16.   The older boys helped prepare the beds while the younger ones...
Written on 29/03/2015, 09:50 by admin
movie-night-by-adeeba-allimulla  Our movie night on Friday the 20th of March was a success. We reached our goal of more than 1,000 books. At the movie night we raised over 450 books. I think so far, this year this project was my favorite. I hope you all enjoyed the movie. I know I did! There were many mouth watering snacks there...
Written on 29/03/2015, 09:50 by admin
movie-night-by-adeeba  Our movie night on Friday the 20th of March was a success. We reached our goal of more than 1,000 books. At the movie night we raised over 450 books. I think so far, this year this project was my favorite. I hope you all enjoyed the movie. I know I did! There were many mouth watering snacks there...
Written on 23/01/2015, 21:59 by admin
were-you-interested-in-keeping-someone-warm-this-winter   ZF is still distributing winter kits for thousands suffering from severe winter weather in Syria and neighboring countries. With your $100 donation, ZF will be able to provide 2 people with jackets, sweaters, boots, hats, gloves, and thermal socks. Send some warmth this winter and donate at...
Written on 22/01/2015, 12:04 by admin
linden-hall-student-coordinates-visit-of-zf-e-coast-director-murat-kose    ZAKAT FOUNDATION Student Coordinates Visit to Campus   Linden Hall welcomed Mr. Murat Kose of the Zakat Foundation to school yesterday to speak at Assembly. Mr. Kose's talk focused on what the foundation is and how it helps lower income elementary students in the United States. Mr. Kose's...
Written on 20/01/2015, 17:47 by admin
spring-2015-math-enrichment-program Come polish your Math Skills at ZF DE Community Center on Wednesdays 6-7:30pm Tutors will be there for you to work on improving your Math skills.  Fill in the registration form and bring it in any time before Wed. 1/28/15.
Written on 20/01/2015, 17:45 by admin
episode-2-return-of-the-bully   The Chains of Friendship series is a fun series that was created by the Zakat Foundation Drama Club in November of 2014 and is dedicated to Muslim youth who want to watch entertaining shows with appropriate content.  The episodes are designed to capture real-life problems in short movies featuring...
Written on 20/01/2015, 16:41 by admin
rescue-ranger-s-first-meeting-in-2015           Monday, January 19, 2015 was a launching day for the Rescue Rangers to outline the project they will be working on for the next two months. They have consistently chosen humanitarian projects to help those in need and it was fitting day to prompt and convey what they hope to...
Written on 18/01/2015, 14:06 by admin
zf-monthly-bake-sales   "O mankind, indeed We have created you from male and female and made you peoples and tribes that you may know one another. Indeed, the most noble of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. Indeed, Allah is Knowing and Acquainted." (Quran: 49:13)   2015 will see more colorful fun...
Written on 17/01/2015, 21:38 by admin
zf-open-house   ZF's Open House was a great social event on Friday, Jan 16th.  Everyone enjoyed the larger space & games.  Paris Pizza donated the pizzas and guests enjoyed Turkish breads & coffee.   Another Tea House event coming up in March.  
Written on 17/01/2015, 18:41 by admin
zf-volunteer-orientation   Come learn about Zakat Foundation of America's mission and its' programs in more than 40 countries Saturday 2/7/15 1-2:30 pm Attending this orientation meeting is a must for all those who want to volunteer at ZF in 2015.  Sat. Feb. 7, 2015 Do register online.
Written on 17/01/2015, 17:49 by admin
mlk-jr-day-event-by-zf-rescue-rangers   MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY OF SERVICE:"Giving back to the community is the founding principle of the ZF Rescue Rangers, a group of community kids aged 7 – 12. ZF Rescue Rangers lead a number of humanitarian projects throughout the year and this year they have selected MLK Jr Day to kick off their...
Written on 18/12/2014, 17:17 by admin
cooking-for-ronald-mcdonald-house       2015 is coming and we want it to be a year of service, of doing deeds that will make someone else's life better, of making a child smile and more.  To that end ZF volunteers have signed up to cook dinner at Ronald McDonalds on the following dates. We will need to be there 3:30-5:30....
Written on 18/12/2014, 14:54 by admin
winter-2014-fun-campDon't miss the fun at the new center this winter break! Registration a must!  $20/child    
Written on 18/12/2014, 13:43 by admin
fall-2014-math-enrichment-workshop-is-a-success       ZF DE held a 4 month Math Enrichment workshop this Fall (Sept.-Dec. 2014).  We had grades K through high school come and take advantage of our highly committed tutors who came every Wednesday evening.  Originally meant for 10 weeks, the program was extended another month due to a great...
Written on 14/12/2014, 11:48 by admin
workshop-on-tips-reviews-on-college-essays ZF recently held 2 workshops on tips & reviews of College Essays in December.  Dr. Muqtedar Khan, well-known professor at University of Delaware, adviced both high school and graduate students on how to write better essays and gave tips on how to present oneself in the best of ways to their dream...
Written on 25/11/2014, 09:32 by admin
zf-drama-club-holds-their-first-public-viewing-of-chains-of-friendship-ep-1 Nur Kose who leads the drama club at ZF talks about their first public viewing of their first film: The ZF Drama Club was excited to launch our first episode to the public yesterday during a short ceremony in which we showed A Friend, Not a Bully to an audience at the Zakat Foundation DE Community...
Written on 22/09/2014, 16:17 by admin
help-zf-can-doers-build-their-sculpture   
Written on 10/09/2014, 14:12 by admin
lasani-friends-of-zakat-foundation-center Lasani has been a great supporter of ZF by providing food for our functions such as our youth iftar during Ramadan as well as other events we hosted. We are greatly humbled by their gracious endorsement of our programs. Lasani is also a great store with wonderful food and excellent service. We want to...
Written on 06/09/2014, 14:43 by admin
some-changesThe 5 tests that will be held for the SAT workshop this Fall will be on Saturdays 8-12pm. Sept. 13, 27, Oct. 11, 25, Nov. 8 English Workshop will be on Mondays Math K-8 Workshop will be on Wednesdays 6-7:30 pm
Written on 28/08/2014, 19:35 by admin
zf-computer-class-inspiration   Confidence by Hana Hubert This summer, I attended the Zakat Foundation Summer Camp, where I took computer programming class. Recently, I came across a programming website called Scratch, and I have created many projects since then. The class I took at ZF taught by Mirac Kekik gave me confidence to...
Written on 28/08/2014, 12:09 by admin
over-1000-raised-at-de-gaza-humanitarian-relief-bakesale May Allah reward all those who cooked and came last night to support those without basic necessities.  With your support, ZF will be able to support 7 families with essential supplies, bringing food, water, clothing, bedding, housing supplies and hygiene items.   You will be sending them hope and...
Written on 25/08/2014, 03:24 by admin
ronald-mcdonald-in-the-summer The ZF team had a great time cooking at the Ronald McDonald House this summer.  In the month of fasting, Ramadan, 17 volunteers(adult& youth) went to cook a meal for 85 residents.  We had Zeba's delicious butter chicken, Sarwat's aromatic rice, Corinne's delicious pasta/lasagna & Murvet's...
Written on 25/08/2014, 02:52 by admin
99-orphan-team-completes-their-project-in-2014 This is the 2nd year the 99 orphan team was able to raise money to take care of 99 orphans.   So what did they do different this year?   For one, they had the Couples' Night Out. They tutored, led a science club, and so much more to make sure their 99 orphans were taken care of in 2014
Written on 25/08/2014, 02:33 by admin
make-a-positive-change-in-your-community Moments in America for All Children Every 10 seconds a high school student drops outEvery 19 seconds a child is arrestedEvery 35 seconds a child is confirmed as abused or neglectedEvery 37 seconds a baby is born to a mother who is not a high school graduateEvery 40 seconds a baby is born into...
Written on 24/08/2014, 13:37 by admin
ne-backpack-distribution-2014In August 2014, ZF Youth Ambassadors distributed 400+ backpacks filled with school supplies.   First the team packed the school bags with school supplies.  They then teamed up to different groups to distribute the bags to those who needed them most.  First Distribution Site: New Castle Farmers...
Written on 28/06/2014, 21:40 by admin
volunteer-of-the-monthEvery month, the ZF DE team selects one volunteerwho illustrates superb community service.  We seek to recognize volunteers who have gone above and beyond to serve their community.  We understand the everyday demands and time constraints that our student volunteers face with all their academic courses...
Written on 17/01/2014, 17:23 by
syrian-humanitarian-relief-bake-saleRescue Ranger serving food at the Bake SaleMay Allah reward all those who came to Syrian humanitarian bake sale yesterday at the DE Center. Alhamdulillah we will be able to provide 34 winter kits to 34 Syrians who will inshallah be a little warmer due to your support. We still want 16 more individuals...
Written on 16/01/2014, 22:05 by
rescue-rangers-at-new-castle-farmers-market        In an effort to raise relief funds for the Typhoon Haiyan Victims in Philippines, the ZF Rescue Rangers held an event at the New Castle Farmers Market in Newark, Delaware. It was amazing to the see the hard work these kids put in with colorful posters and various games they had which included ,...
Written on 16/01/2014, 18:08 by
zf-volunteer-training-session-this-saturdayDon't miss ZF's Volunteer Training session this Saturday 6-8 pm.Make up session will be this Monday 6-8 pm. You must attend one of the above training sessions if you plan on volunteering at ZF activities/events.
Written on 15/01/2014, 13:54 by
bake-sale-for-syrian-humanitarian-relief   Don't cook this Thursday and come to ZF DE Community Center for dinner & help those suffering for so long with winter kits.   Only $50 to provide them with socks, shoes, underwear, pants, shirt, coat & sweater
Written on 11/01/2014, 18:45 by
2015-zf-volunteer-award-ceremony Governor's Youth Volunteer Service Awards Dinner Taken from http://www.volunteerdelaware.org/servlet/servlet.FileDownload?file=015A0000004pTio   10 Young People and 4 Groups Will Be Honored with the Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Award on April 21 in Dover DOVER (March 20, 2015) – In...
Written on 09/01/2014, 01:37 by
zf-volunteer-training-moved-to-sun-jan-19Jan. 12 Training Session Cancelled and moved to Jan. 19th
Written on 07/01/2014, 21:26 by
nhd-meeting-cancelledDue to extreme cold temperatures, the NHD meeting tonight is cancelled.  
Written on 07/01/2014, 20:47 by
who-said-this-who-is-following-this-blessed-person  "God will never disgrace you. You unite family relations; you bear the burden of the weak; you help the poor and the needy; you entertain the guests and endure hardships in the path of truthfulness."

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