Iftar

Feed the needy this Ramadan

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Feed the Needy

The Prophet (saw) said, ‘Whoever feeds a person breaking his fast will earn the same reward as him, without anything being lessened from the reward of the fasting person’. [Tirmidhi]

This Ramadan, many people around the world will remain hungry beyond iftar time. For families who were already struggling to find enough food, the Corona virus has plunged them even further into poverty and hardship.

The Prophet (saw) encouraged us to give iftar to those in need during this blessed month, even if we can only give a small amount. Our Ramadan food parcels start from just £60 and will provide iftar and sahur to an entire family for the whole month.

Help us provide food and water to those who need it most and not only will you gain the reward of your own fasting, but also the reward of the one for whom you provide iftar.

The more you give for the sake of Allah, the more Allah will give to you.

Donate now to multiply the reward of your fasts and give hope to those in desperate need.


Key Facts

Around 690 million people around the world go to bed hungry each night

Nearly half of all deaths in children under five are linked to a lack of nutrition

The number of people on the brink of starvation globally has doubled due to COVID-19

How You’ll be Helping This Ramadan

This Ramadan, your donations will help us:

Serve the fasting in 23 locations worldwide

Distribute more than 11,000 food parcels

Give £183,000 worth of food in emergency locations

Reach over 90,000 people

Provide over 2 million meals

Deliver £480,000 worth of food relief over the month of Ramadan

Sharing the Blessings with Khadeeja

Khadeeja is an amazing woman who, despite suffering from blindness in her right eye, high blood pressure and diabetes, still earns money for her family by begging on the streets of Sri Lanka. She collects 66p per day to support her widowed daughter and orphaned grandson.

The blessings of sharing iftar and sahur with people like Khadeeja are truly immeasurable. 

Your donations are protecting Khadeeja's family from hunger during the blessed month, while giving her more time to read Qur'an, pray and make du'a. Instead of struggling to earn a living, she can share in the joy of Ramadan - just like us!

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Sunnah Foods for Iftar

Allah said to His Messenger (saw), 'Say (to mankind), if you love Allah, follow me – Allah will love you and forgive your sins'. (Qur’an 3:31)

Struggling to keep up our strength is a feeling we know all too well during the blessed month. The Prophet (saw) showed us that there are ways to deal with the internal battle between our hearts craving Allah (swt) and our stomachs craving sustenance; simply by eating the right foods.

The Prophet (saw) combatted the fatigue by eating foods that are high in energy with proven individual healing qualities. By following his example, not only are we reaping the rewards of fulfilling the Sunnah, but we are also giving our bodies the TLC they need to remain healthy and strong so we can focus on our ibadah.  

Read our guide to the best Sunnah foods to eat this Ramadan to help keep you hydrated, healthy and happy!

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'Whosoever gives something to a fasting person in order to break the fast, for him there shall be forgiveness for his sins and emancipation from the fire of hell; and for him (the one who gives) shall be the same reward as for him (whom he fed), without that persons (the one who was fed) reward being diminished in the least'. (Ibn Khuzaimah)

Feed The Fasting

Muslim Hands UK

Established in 1993, Muslim Hands is an aid agency and NGO helping those affected by poverty, conflict and natural disaster in over 20 countries worldwide.