How to Help Those Affected by the California Wildfires – 2.0

I'm disheartened as I find myself writing another version of a similarly titled rant. The wildfires burning across not just the state of California, but the entire western US region is alarming and heartbreaking. Mainly caused by the effects of climate change and a few dumb human mistakes, these fires have now become one of…

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…

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.

How to Help Those Affected by the California Wildfires

The wildfires in my home state of California has been devastating. The Camp Fire in Butte County has claimed over 40 lives, burned over 110,000 acres and only 30% contained as of writing. This fire has been so far the worst in California history. A second fire in Southern California's Ventura County deemed the Woolsey…

How to Help the People of Nepal

فَإِنَّ مَعَ الْعُسْرِ يُسْرًا. إِنَّ مَعَ الْعُسْرِ يُسْرًا "And, behold, with every hardship comes ease. Verily with every hardship comes ease" -Quran, 94:5-6 As many of you are aware, the nation of Nepal was hit with a 7.8 magnitude earthquake early Saturday, April 25th. Several aftershocks, measured at up to 5.5 magnitudes, have since followed in the…