Ramadan is the time to help those in need. Can we be content knowing that while we fast during the day, we have a meal to look forward to, whilst hundreds of thousands are going hungry? Let’s all share our Iftar. You can break your fast in the knowledge that a family in Gaza, Syrian or Palestinian refugees in Lebanon & Jordan, Yemen, Rohingya refugees are also enjoying a meal at sunset.
1 – Feed the Fasting: £4 per person, per day
Provide a person in need with an iftar. Many will have minimal or no food at iftar time, let alone a hot meal. For the small price of just £4, you can share your iftar with a person in need.
2 – Feed the Fasting: £20 per family per day
Provide a needy family with a hot meal to break their fast. Ensure they have a nourishing meal; probably the only meal they’ll have that day.
3 – Family Food Parcels: £40 per month
Provide a family with a food parcel filled with essential, nutritious food, such a rice, flour, sugar and more. All food items have a long shelf life as most families don’t have a refrigerators. A parcel will provide a family with the essentials to feed their family for a month.
4 – Sponsor An Orphan: £30 per month
You can provide an orphaned children with a monthly sponsorship of just £30, so they can afford the essentials they need to get by. Your sponsorship ensures they stay in school, well-fed, and clothed.
5 – Eid Gift: £30 per child
Ensure that an orphaned does not miss out on the joys of Eid this year . Just £30 will provide an orphaned or needy child with a special gift on Eid!
6 – Clean Water for a Family: £15 per month
Ensure a family has access to clean, safe water for their cooking and drinking needs. you can do something to help. Just £15 will provide a family with the essence of life.
7 – Fitrana: £4 per person
Zakat-Ul-Fitr is a compulsory (fard) act of charity incumbent on every man, woman, child and foetus. This must be paid before Eid prayer.
8- Suhoor Meal: £2.50 per person, per day
Provide a needy person with a nutritious Suhoor meal to set them up for a long hard day of fasting.
9- Fidya: £5 per fast or £150 for the month
Fidya is a form of compensation for fasts missed due to ill health, or other reasons beyond your control, that cannot be made up afterwards.
10- Kaffara: £5 per day
Kaffara is a form of compensation for fasts that were broken or missed for no valid reason.