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Muslim Aid joins Grenfell community on second anniversary of tragedy

June 17th, 2019

Muslim Aid joined the North Kensington community for a day of commemoration, mourning and solidarity on the second anniversary of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Many of the 72 who los…

Grenfell recovery: voluntary groups still need urgent support to meet local needs

June 14th, 2019

Two years on from the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the recovery is far from over and there remains a ticking time bomb in mental health. Our June 2018 report, ‘Mind the Gap’, conclu…

Ramadan has been amazing – here’s how

June 3rd, 2019

Ramadan 2019 has been amazing - in so many ways, and we knew it would be. That’s why we chose the hashtag #feelamazing for the central message this year.   We’ve zoomed in o…

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Shard iftar raises £82,000 for Yemen war victims

June 3rd, 2019

Western Europe’s tallest building has played host to a Muslim Aid iftar which raised tens of thousands for victims of the war in Yemen. It was the third year the event had been h…

This Ramadan, you helped feed the world!

May 30th, 2019

This Ramadan, thousands of British Muslims came together and did something amazing. Your generosity helped feed thousands of families. Millions of people across the globe continue…

Jeremy Corbyn joins open street iftar meal at Finsbury Park to celebrate community spirit two years on from terror attack

May 22nd, 2019

Thousands gathered in Finsbury Park last night for a community street iftar celebrating community spirit in the aftermath of the terrorist attack at the mosque two years ago. Labou…

Mayor and minister join Grenfell commemoration iftar

May 16th, 2019

Two years on from the tragedy at Grenfell Tower, Muslim Aid and Kensington’s Al Manaar mosque worked together to provide a commemorative iftar, providing a space for the local co…

Celebrity chefs produce recipes for Ramadan

May 8th, 2019

If you’re eating fewer meals then make them good ones – that’s the message from cookery experts who have teamed up to support Muslim Aid’s vital Ramadan campaign work.  Ma…

Mufti Menk raises funds for Gaza water appeal

May 6th, 2019

In the run up to the month of Ramadan, Muslim Aid toured the UK across 3 cities with Mufti Menk in partnership with Emaan Channel.  Mufti Menk, a world renowned Islamic scholar an…

Launching our new Ramadan video

May 2nd, 2019

We’ve done something a little different to welcome the Holy month of Ramadan.  We travelled across the UK to meet real people who make up the British Muslim community and asked …

Qari tour raises money for clean water

May 1st, 2019

Eleven world renowned Qu’ran reciters flew in from countries around the world to provide an international, far-reaching series of evenings of spiritual exploration, preparing Mus…

Feel Amazing this Ramadan by giving to the “Need is Greatest” appeal

April 27th, 2019

Muslim Aid greets this Ramadan (Sunday 5 May to Tuesday 4 June) with a unique focus on channelling charitable donations to wherever the actual “need is greatest.” Picture a des…

Inter-faith letter condemning Sri Lanka attacks

April 24th, 2019

"Sir,  It is appalling that acts of violence should be perpetrated on one of the most important days in the Christian calendar, targeting both Christians celebrating Easter and…

Eat delicious rice or walnuts and every penny you spend will get to where it's needed most

April 24th, 2019

Last Ramadan, Muslim Aid raised over £1m for our Need is Greatest Appeal. Let’s see if we can raise even more this year, again in partnership with Natco, the UK’s favoured b…

Statement on Sri Lanka Terrorist Attack

April 22nd, 2019

Muslim Aid is shocked and saddened by the attacks on innocent civilians which started early on Easter Sunday, and the Muslim Aid country office in Sri Lanka is preparing to join an…

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Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha – What is the Difference?

June 7th, 2019

Eid is an important word in Islam, hence why it comes up more than once throughout the year. The word 'Eid' in Arabic translates as 'Festival' or 'Celebration' and Allah (SWT) wan…

Ramadan Around the World

May 2nd, 2019

Explore the wonders and joys of the many expressions of the Holy Month worldwide. With Muslim Aid's help. gain an insight into the truly global Ramadan.

Charity in Islam

February 7th, 2019

As one of the Five Pillars of Islam, charity plays a huge part in everyday life for Muslims around the world. Helping those less fortunate than ourselves by giving up free time is …

Spread the Warmth this Winter

January 2nd, 2019

The winter season can be a joyous occasion for many, but sadly, this isn't the case for everyone. However, this year you can be the reason behind the happiness and smiles of all th…

New Year's Resolutions: A Different Perspective

December 29th, 2018

With every New Year comes the opportunity of a fresh start, a new beginning - transformations to be made; resolutions to be kept; poor habits to be changed.Some of the most popular…

Facts about Homelessness

December 28th, 2018

Here at Muslim Aid, we work hard to help humanity, no matter what people's individual circumstances. Helping to reduce the amount of homelessness in the UK is part of what we do, e…

This winter, share the love

December 27th, 2018

The winter season can be a joyous occasion for many, but sadly, this isn't the case for everyone. However, this year you can be the reason behind the happiness and smiles of all th…

Taken for granted

December 27th, 2018

Taken for GrantedHomelessness is a big issue all year round, but it is particularly problematic during the winter. No-one wants to be on the streets at any time of year, but during…

Sharing is Caring

December 27th, 2018

To put it simply, Islam encourages unity and equality among all individuals, regardless of age, colour, gender or social status.Take the annual pilgrimage of Hajj, for example; the…

Indonesia Disaster Appeal

December 26th, 2018

Although earthquakes are not uncommon in Indonesia, occasionally, a larger natural disaster occurs which has the power to devastate the entire archipelago. At Muslim Aid, we recogn…

Boxing Day Tsunami 2004 Reflections

December 25th, 2018

At 7:58 in the morning of December 26, 2004 the third largest and longest earthquake ever recorded, unleashed a force 1,500 times greater than the atomic bomb that levelled Hiroshi…

Syria Appeal – Donate Now

December 23rd, 2018

For many years now, Syria has been more commonly thought of as a battleground as opposed to a country where families are living and hoping for the best for their children. The cold…

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