Good deed of the day: Volunteer your time

Home & Away Monday 12/June/2017 18:32 PM
By: Times News Service
Good deed of the day: Volunteer your time

A month of good deeds

By time, Verily Man is in loss. Except such as have Faith, and do good deeds, and (join together) in the mutual enjoining of Truth, and of Patience and Constancy. (Sura Al Asr 103:1-3)

One of the seven pillars of Islam is Zakat, an act of financial charity, which is obligatory for those who have excess wealth. However, giving Zakat is not the only way to bless those around you during the Holy Month, and here we highlight other charitable acts that can be performed in the name of Allah and as a blessing on both
the giver and the recipient.

Good deed of the day: Volunteer your time
Instead of making a financial donation, offer your time volunteering with organisations like Dar Al Atta’a or tutoring a relative’s child in a subject in which you excel. Volunteer to help with the distribution of food or clean up at one of the mosque Iftar meals...and help one another in goodness and piety. (5:2)