“In-sha-Allah (God willing), this Ramadan, I’ll simplify my Iftar to save more time for worshiping and to save some money for needy people, and I’ll reduce my throw away garbage!” To check out Naeem Nisar Sheikh TEDx AUI (4 December 2010) powerpoint presentation GARBAGE click HERE
If you agree with this goal and want to have a wiser Ramadan for 1432 Hijr, post a comment.
Pledge #1: Simplify My Iftar: Less time, less quantities, less spending, and less garbage
Pledge #2: Spend my saved money 1/3 on myself and family, 1/3 for Sadaqah, and 1/3 for saving.
Some places we recommend you to donate: (come back each week for new ones)
Building Blocks Emergency Assistance Progam to relieve those in dire financial need.
Since 2006, the program has alleviated the hardship of more than 300 families and saved several families from eviction, utilities shut-off, and overwhelmed medical expenses. Many recipients, unfortunately, are single mothers.
Project 1: Feeding needy brothers and sisters
33 DONORS donated $1186.21 to Building Blocks of NJ for iftar program at a Newark Masjid that serves more than 200 needy brothers and sisters.