"Those who (in charity) spend of their goods by night and by day, in secret and in public, have their reward with their Lord: on them shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve."
[Quran 2: 274]
Types of Donations Supported by MICC:
Here are some ways you can donate:
Meet a staff member at the Mosque to find out how you can donate In-Person
Zakat is a charity that is made mandatory (Wajib) on every person who comes under the definition of Sahab-e-Nisaab. In most of the cases it is 2.5% of the wealth that is there for a period of not less than one year. Qur’an describes 8 categories where Zakat can be given and used.
Ushr is a charity that is made mandatory (wajib) at 10% of the income earned by an individual. Imam
Mahdi (AS) declared that it is mandatory on all kinds of income and not restricted to the income from
agricultural produce as practice by other Muslim groups.
Fidya is a donation given to help the poor. It is paid by someone who is unable to fast during the month of Ramadan due to medical condition and would not be able to fast even after Ramadan due to prolonged illness. The value of Fidya is equal to the amount of Fitra for each day of missed fast.
Kaffarah is a penalty to be paid for deliberately breaking the fast in Ramadan. It is equal to the amount that feeds 60 people for one day.
Fitra is a charity that is made mandatory (wajib) on every Muslim. It has to be paid before the Eid prayer on the day of Eid al-Fitr. For the young kids, the parents are responsible to pay Fitra on their behalf also.
MICC RELIEF FUND
MICC has created a fund to meet any emergency situation to help the community members. It was setup during the COVID-19 pandemic that we had in 2020. It is a voluntary contribution to help the needy.
The general Sadaqah is a voluntary charity given to help the poor. It has lot of benefits for the giver. It is important that we give general Sadaqah from time to time with the hope that Allah (SWT) will protect us from
calamities, illness, and other adverse conditions.