Every adult Muslim who possesses food in excess of their needs must pay Zakat al-Fitr (fitrana). This can be paid during Ramadan, before Eid al-Fitr at the latest, so that the poor can enjoy the day of Eid. This year Zakat is $10 per person in your household.
Al-Huda Islamic School’s mission is to provide an Islamic learning environment that assures the highest academic quality and Islamic personal development. Together, Al-Huda Islamic School will prepare our students to function effectively in an ever-changing world.
Sadaqah is voluntary charity. It is a widely used term in the Qur’an to cover all kinds of charity and alms-giving. Sadaqah is distributed to the needy Muslims in Tucson who face difficulty paying rent, utilities, medical/pharmacy bill assistance, and unforeseen expenses.
Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam. It is mandatory for every Muslim who is financially stable, to pay zakat to the poor and needy. Zakat is meant to be paid in order to purify our wealth. Therefore, those Muslims who have enough wealth have to give 2.5% of your wealth to the poor and needy.