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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What does The Zahra Foundation do?

The Zahra Foundation is a charity organization that provides humanitarian aid globally, so people can live self-sufficiently. Inspired by the tenets of our faith, we work to provide spiritual support, food aid, educational support, water and sanitation services, support to orphans, widows and vulnerable people. 

Does The Zahra Foundation hold Ijaza to collect Khums?

Yes, The Zahra Foundation holds ijazas from Ayatullah Sistani, Ayatullah Basheer Hussain Najafi,Ayatullah Ishaq al Fayadh and Ayatullah Sayed Al Hakim. 

Can I fundraise on behalf of The Zahra Foundation?

Yes, you can create a fundraising campaign for The Zahra Foundation on LaunchGood. Please contact us at [email protected] if you would like to create a campaign and we will support you in making your page.  

Can I designate my donation to a specific group of individuals or location?

We kindly request donors do not add specifications for their donation as it is not possible to restrict the aid from those in need if they do not fulfil your specification.  

What are your administrative costs?

The Zahra Foundation LTD has been operating at an annual administration cost of 5-7% of donations received. These costs help us maintain our infrastructure, support new causes and ensure that compliance is always up to date with local and international regulations.

What are you providing aid outside of USA?

We are currently providing aid, in Iraq, Yemen, Pakistan, for Syrian Refugees, East Africa. As emergencies arise around the world, we may work to provide relief to others in need.

How can I get a tax receipt for my donation?

Upon completing your donation, you will be automatically emailed a PDF version of your tax receipt under the name of the card holder and billing address so please ensure this is the correct legal information required for the tax receipt. Please check your spam if you have not received it.  

Can I send my donation as a bank transfer?

Yes, please email us your contact information and details of where the donation should be dedicated at [email protected]

Our bank details for wire transfers are :

Bank Name : TD Bank

Account Number : 4306761994

Routing Number : 036001808

Branch Address : 1603 N Cedar Crest Blvd Allentown, PA 18104