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10 Things I Love About Ramadan

Penny Appeal USA is pleased to share with you a popular article by Arsalan Iftikhar about what we know and love about the blessings and rewards of Ramadan. For over a billion Muslims worldwide, the Islamic holy month of Ramadan is a time of physical and spiritual cleansing. For this

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Press Release: Penny Appeal USA responding to Typhoon Rai

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 22, 2021 Penny Appeal USA responding to Typhoon Rai Alexandria, Virginia: Penny Appeal USA’s international emergency response team has mobilized to provide aid and relief to those affected by Super Typhoon Rai in the Philippines. Many cities across the country are experiencing power outages and blocked

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Climate change: The crisis of now

What’s the big deal about climate change? Climate change is causing hurricanes, droughts, wildfires, flooding, and cyclones. As far away as it can sometimes feel, extreme weather has a lot more to do with poverty than you might think. When looking at the consequences of natural disasters and effects of climate change

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Help domestic violence survivors!

In October 2020, you helped Penny Appeal USA open its first domestic violence shelter in Charlotte, North Carolina! The shelter is the first Muslim-run domestic violence Shelter in the Carolinas, providing for all, regardless of faith, culturally sensitive services. From January 2021 to present, the domestic violence shelter has been

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Let’s talk about it: What is Domestic Violence?

The United Nations refers to domestic violence “as a pattern of behavior in any relationship that is used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner.” This type of abuse uses intimidation and manipulation to emotionally, physically, psychologically, or even economically harm victims, regardless of age, sex,

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Qurbani Rules in Islam to Bear in Mind This Year!

Qurbani Rules Qurbani is the ritual sacrifice of an animal whose meat is to be distributed to those in need. This is done in the spirit of the story of the Prophet Ibrahim (AS) who, through a dream, was ordered to offer his son Ismail (AS) in sacrifice as a

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