Life for Relief and Development was founded in 1992 by concerned Arab and Muslim American professionals in response to the humanitarian crises that developed in Iraq as a result of the 1991 Gulf War. Life’s headquarters is located in Southfield, Michigan and employs over 60 staff members worldwide. Life is 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that has become the largest U.S.-founded Muslim American humanitarian relief and development organization. Life is devoted to providing humanitarian aid to people regardless of race, color, religion and cultural background with an annual budget of about $60 million. Life is in Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. It is also a member of InterAction, the largest alliance of US based international development and humanitarian non-governmental organizations; Life is CFC certified and has a 4-star Charity Navigator rating. From the headquarters located in Southfield, Michigan Life staff work diligently to raise funds to support Life’s global programs, manage Life’s world-wide field offices, collect in-kind donations to support programs in the USA and throughout the world and maintain good relationships with other US based NGO’s and partners.
Life provides books and educational materials to teachers and students in Native American and non-profit schools and colleges in the US while also distributing books, educational materials and equipment, and uniforms for students and teachers in many countries.تبرع إلي هذه الحالة
Help support a single mother with children who has lost everything from the devastating impact of war and famine. Life has a growing list of families in countries such as Iraq, Gaza, Afghanistan, and newly received refugees in America who are in need of your support.تبرع إلي هذه الحالة
Emergency baskets are designed to provide immediate aid and relief to survivors of natural disasters and wars. Currently, we are in need of additional baskets in Mosul (Iraq), Syria, and Haiti.تبرع إلي هذه الحالة
On the occasion of every Eid Ul Adha, Life distributes donated Udhiyah meat through its global network of offices and partners covering the countries listed below. Prices for sheep range from $80 to $485, for goats from $80 to $260, and shares of a cow (1/7th of a cow) range from $65 to $335 per share. Prices vary each year from country to country.
While some Islamic organizations substitute canned and/or frozen meat for Udhiya, usually delivered after the Eid period. Life for Relief and Development, always strives to ensure that the sacrificial rites and distribution of fresh meat are conducted during the prescribed period of Eid Al-Adha, in accordance with the tradition of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
The establishment of educational institutions in developing countries gives hope to children and youth for a future that otherwise may not have been possible. The numbers of children who benefit from safe, child-friendly spaces to learn, play and grow are many. Life rebuilds and constructs schools where children and youth can be educated in Iraq and several African countries. Life plans to provide a safe and secure learning environment for students attending schools in many African nations.تبرع إلي هذه الحالة
The month of Ramadan is a time of fasting, but more so, it is a time in which Muslims are compelled to give.تبرع إلي هذه الحالة
Zakat Al-Fitr (purity from fasting sins) is a mandatory charity that must be paid for every member of your household as part of the Ramadan fasting tradition, and it must be given before the Eid prayer.تبرع إلي هذه الحالة