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Systems For Human EmpowermentZakat Muslim Community Network“ Establishing Zakat as a Source of Purification to fight Pover...
Dear Zakat Donors:Systems for Human Empowerment (SHE), (co ILMFoundation), is a 501 c 3 California registered non-profit o...
Zakat is one of the major religious duties in Islam. Literally,zakah means to “purify”. It refers to the purification of a...
Systems for Human EmpowermentCO ILM FoundationNameUmar Hakim310-407-9071Director, USANaim Shah Jr.Director, InternationalP...
GENRAL ZAKAT REQUEST CONTENTS• General Zakat Donor letter• Brief background on Zakat• Zakat Request & Organization Fact Sh...
ZAKAT MUSLIM COMMUNITY NETWORKZMCN is the result of over fifteen years of servingMuslims community. The network includes M...
RELIEF BAGSDistributed inthousandsFood, hygiene, towels, clothesHOMELESS & INNMTESShelter assistance forthose without a ho...
MUSLIM INMATE IFTAR – EID SUPPORTProphet Muhammad said (saw), “ A town in which a mansleeps hungry and wakes up in the mor...
ZAKAT FOR FAMILES – SENIORS - ORPHANSThe Quran reminds us, “ And in their wealth andpossessions (remember) the right of th...
MUSLIM WOMEN SUPPORTZakat promotes the welfare of every member of the Muslimcommunity. Through the ZMCN, SHE receives requ...
ZAKAT – RELIEF BAG DISTRBUTIONZMCN is directing a strong stimulus for spiritualand social development. The diversification...
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  1. 1. Systems For Human EmpowermentZakat Muslim Community Network“ Establishing Zakat as a Source of Purification to fight Poverty ”
  2. 2. Dear Zakat Donors:Systems for Human Empowerment (SHE), (co ILMFoundation), is a 501 c 3 California registered non-profit organization. SHE’s mission is to “ Teach LifeSkills to Replace Social Ills”. Our list of humanitarianprograms target those most in need in society. SHEsince 1998 has re-allocated nearly $200,000 dollarsworth of Zakat in the Muslim Community. In additionto individual Zakat donors, SHE has received andreallocated specific Zakat amounts from OrangeCounty Islamic Foundation, Islamic Relief, UMMACommunity Clinic, Masjid Ibaadillah, Islamic Center ofIrvine, Islamic Society of Orange County, IslamicCenter of Corona and many others. Our dedicated staffincludes qualified Islamic advisors who ensure yourzakat is distributed according to Islamic guidelines andprincipals.Sincerely,Executive ManagementSystems for Human EmpowermentSHE- Zakat Muslim Community Network
  3. 3. Zakat is one of the major religious duties in Islam. Literally,zakah means to “purify”. It refers to the purification of aMuslim’s wealth and soul. Wealth purification denotes themobilization of assets for the purpose of financial growthand justified distribution. Purification of the soul impliesfreedom from hatred, jealousy, selfishness, uneasiness andgreed. Other Quranic connotations include the purificationof sin. Technically, zakah is a fixed proportion collectedfrom the surplus wealth and earnings of a Muslim. It is thendistributed to prescribed beneficiaries and for the welfare aswell as the infrastructure of a Muslim society in general.This contribution is made payable by a Muslim once inevery lunar year (Islamic Calendar/Hijri).SHEZAKATCollectionDeliveryReportingSystems For Human EmpowermentZakat Muslim Community Network“ Establishing Zakat as a Source of Purification to fight Poverty ”
  4. 4. Systems for Human EmpowermentCO ILM FoundationNameUmar Hakim310-407-9071Director, USANaim Shah Jr.Director, InternationalP.O. Box 93789Pasadena, Ca. 91109Address800-970-7682 phone / faxPhoneilmstafff@gmail.comEmailwww.humanitarianday.comWebsiteEv_Qsms-4http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTYouTubewww.facebook.com/humdayFacebookto whatThe amount requested is openyou, your community or Islamic centerdesires to allocate.Amount of Zakat RequestChecks payable to:Systems for Human EmpowermentSystems For Human EmpowermentZakat Muslim Community NetworkGENERAL ZAKAT REQUEST
  5. 5. GENRAL ZAKAT REQUEST CONTENTS• General Zakat Donor letter• Brief background on Zakat• Zakat Request & Organization Fact Sheet• Zakat Muslim Community Network - ZMCN• Examples of groups supported by ZMCN• Muslim Inmate Iftar & Eid Support• Zakat for families, seniors and orphans• Muslim Women Support• Zakat Relief Bags DistributionsSystems For Human EmpowermentZakat Muslim Community Network“ Establishing Zakat as a Source of Purification to fight Poverty ”
  6. 6. ZAKAT MUSLIM COMMUNITY NETWORKZMCN is the result of over fifteen years of servingMuslims community. The network includes Muslims inneed locally, state-wide, nationally and abroad.It grows annually due to the number of qualified Zakatrecipients provided from Imams, Muslim chaplains,organizers, parents, teachers, and community members.ZMCN allocates Zakat only to Muslims (the needy,working poor, elderly, students, handicap, sick, orphansand widows) in accordance with Islamic law.ZMCN is very accessible and respectful to those beingassisted. Zakat funds are also distributed with the utmostrespect and dignity.Systems For Human EmpowermentZakat Muslim Community Network“ Establishing Zakat as a Source of Purification to fight Poverty ”
  7. 7. RELIEF BAGSDistributed inthousandsFood, hygiene, towels, clothesHOMELESS & INNMTESShelter assistance forthose without a home andIftar supportTransportation – rent supportORPHANS & WIDOWSAssisting those who lack andfamily infrastructure.Basic necessities supportFAMILIES & ELDERLYAssisting those who simplyhave a legitimate need.health wellness, shelter supportSystems For Human EmpowermentZakat Muslim Community Network“ Establishing Zakat as a Source of Purification to fight Poverty ”Other categories supported such as the sick and handicapped.
  8. 8. MUSLIM INMATE IFTAR – EID SUPPORTProphet Muhammad said (saw), “ A town in which a mansleeps hungry and wakes up in the morning hungry,looses the promise of protection and safety from Allah.”Musnad Ahmad Ibn Hanbali“Across the United States, tens of thousands of Muslims arepracticing their faith behind bars. Islam is most likely to winAmerican converts there, according to U.S. Muslim leaders, andthe religion has for decades been a regular part of prisonculture”. Source State.com, June 2005SHE is now enriching the Islamic experience for Muslimsin Prison. The ZMCN has been applauded by severalchaplains in California for providing support to purchasehalal meals for Muslim inmates for Iftar and annual Eidcelebrations..Systems For Human EmpowermentZakat Muslim Community Network“ Establishing Zakat as a Source of Purification to fight Poverty ”
  9. 9. ZAKAT FOR FAMILES – SENIORS - ORPHANSThe Quran reminds us, “ And in their wealth andpossessions (remember) the right of the (needy).”One life event can trigger a number of unexpecteddifficulties. Due to the high demand for assistance andthe low supply of providers, thousands Muslims are inneed of a safety net.ZMCN received formal Zakat request . For each case thecritical need of the recipient was assessed. Zakat fundswere allocated, only after recipients met all theconditions.Many recipients were thankful the Zakat Fund was madeaccessible though familiar community channels.Systems For Human EmpowermentZakat Muslim Community Network“ Establishing Zakat as a Source of Purification to fight Poverty ”
  10. 10. MUSLIM WOMEN SUPPORTZakat promotes the welfare of every member of the Muslimcommunity. Through the ZMCN, SHE receives request toassist Muslim women. On many occasions their options arelimited and more dire if a single mother. SHE has listened tostories of Muslim women being strongly persuaded to admitthough untrue of being, mentally ill or addicted to drugs justto receive some forms of public assistance. ZMCN goal is tosave these women from that reality and preserve their dignityduring this time of need.Systems For Human EmpowermentZakat Muslim Community Network“ Establishing Zakat as a Source of Purification to fight Poverty ”
  11. 11. ZAKAT – RELIEF BAG DISTRBUTIONZMCN is directing a strong stimulus for spiritualand social development. The diversification ofSHE’s allocation methodology allows qualifiedZakat recipients to be assisted through multiplechannels. SHE’s Zakat relief bags contains food,clothing, hygiene / first aid kits, towels and othernecessities often greatly appreciated by thoseMuslims in need.Systems For Human EmpowermentZakat Muslim Community Network“ Establishing Zakat as a Source of Purification to fight Poverty ”
  12. 12. Systems for Human Empowerment“ Teaching Life Skills to Replace Social Ills”www.humanitarianday.com
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