SF Sundays – Winter Wonderland!

Happy December Everyone!! I do love the city in December. Maybe it's the holiday lights, maybe it's my birthday month. I don't know, I just love San Francisco in December! Our family may not celebrate Christmas but we sure love the winter season nonetheless, exchanging presents, and decorating our home as we do for Halloween…

Be Like Shabana. Be a Beggar for Life

Be Like Shabana. Be a #BeggarForLife. Yesterday's funeral services for our sister and friend Shabana Patel was bittersweet. We gathered amongst hundreds from many communities to support her children and honor her life. We hugged, wept, smiled and laughed remembering her warm hugs, tears, smiles and laughter. Shabana always deemed herself a #BeggarForLife as she…

Paid Your Zakat Yet?

If you haven't paid your zakat yet, now is the time to do so. Here's more info on what zakat is and who qualifies to receive it.

The Birthday of the Orphan Who Adopted the World

A blessed and joyous celebration of the birth of Prophet Mohamed (pbuh) to one and all! Here's a quick understanding on the historical context of the prophet's birthday, and his name's many spellings!

Zakat Recommendations

It's that time of year again, as Ramadan comes to a close and Eid is suddenly upon us. Ramadan is, amongst many things, about purification. With fasting, we purify our bodies, minds, spirits as well as our material things. To do so, we sacrifice a bit of everything to bring in the new for the…