ISLAMIC FOUNDATION300 W. High Ridge RoadVilla Park, IL 60181, USATel: +1.630.941.8800
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Ramadan Prayer Schedule and Imams
Isha: Iqama will be at 10.20 p.m. (all through Ramadan)
Hafiz Shaan will lead the second part of the Taraweeh Prayers. About 1 Juz per night will be recited during the Isha and Taraweeh Prayers. Recitation will be completed on the 28th day of Ramadan
Iftar @ Islamic Foundation
Inshallah, Iftar will be served at the Islamic Foundation Cafeteria Monday-Friday during the month of Ramadan. Iftaar Dinner will be provided on Saturdays and Sundays. You are welcome to join us with your friends and families.
Iftar & Ramadan Expenses
Islamic Foundation has been preparing for Ramadan for the last month and we would like to provide you a good spiritual experience during the month of Ramadan. For this we have painted the Prayer Halls, have enhanced our lighting (Converted to LED’s), and cleaned the carpets. We welcome you all to have a great Ramadan experience and request your help to keep your Masjid clean.
As you all are aware, Islamic Foundation relies on a generous donations and contributions to cover the expenses incurred during Ramadan. If you would like to donate or sponsor for Iftar, Iftar Dinner or Ramadan expenses, please call Mateen Baig at (630) 542-6888 or drop your donations in the IFTAR DONATION BOX or donate online at our website.
Nightly Tafseer will take place briefly on the verses that will be recited that night.
Qiyaam-ul-Layl (Night Prayer) will take place every night during the last 10 days of Ramadan. Qiyaam-ul-layl prayers will be after Taraweeh prayers.
Etikaaf Arrangements have been made during the last 10 days of Ramadan. It is restricted to Males only. Boys 15-18 years old need written permission from their parents.
Sister's Tafseer Program will be in English and Urdu between 2 pm and 4 pm Mon-Thu.
Lailatul Qadr (the night of power) falls during the odd nights during the last 10 days of Ramadan. Masjid will remain open the entire night of the 27th and Suhoor will be provided for those who stay overnight.
Taraweeh Baby Sitting Arrangements
For 2015 the Zakat-ul-Fitr rate is $ 10 per person. It is strongly recommeded that you pay Zakat-ul-Fitr days in advance so that it could reach the poor and needy. Islamic Foundation has Donation Boxes for Zakat-ul-Fitr or you could donate online by clicking on the following link:
Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam. It is obligatory on all Muslims (men and women) who possess wealth at least equal to 'Nisab. Nisab is the minimum amount of one's holdings on which Zakat must be paid. The Nisab is 2.85 ounces of gold (the approximate value of 2.85 oz. of gold is $ 3,500). Zakat is the most important act of lbadah after Salah. It purifies assets and creates virtue.
You could pay your Zakat via Islamic Foundation by visiting our website: http://www.islamicfoundation.org or dropping your donations in the Zakat Donation Box or Donate via the Donation Kiosks at the Islamic Foundation Lobby. Islamic Foundation distributes Zakat to the needy. Zakat can also be given to educational institutions and you could donate towards the New Building Expansion project.
YM Qiyaam at Islamic Foundation
Every Muslim is required to pay Zakat-ul-Fitr(Fitra) at the conclusion of the month of Ramadan as a token of thankfulness to Allah for having enabled him to observe fasts. Its purpose is to purify those who fast from any indecent act or speech and to help the poor and needy. Zakat-ul-Fitr is incumbent on every free Muslim who possesses one Sa` of dates or barley which is not needed as basic food for himself or his family for the duration of one day and night. Every free Muslim must pay Zakat-ul-Fitr for himself, his wife, and children. It should be paid before Salaat-ul-Eid.
For 2015 the Zakat-ul-Fitrz(Fitra) rate is $ 10 per person. It is strongly encouraged to pay Zakat-ul-Fitr(Fitra) days in advance so that it could reach the poor and needy. Islamic Foundation has Donation Boxes for Zakat-ul-Fitr or you could donate online in this Islamic Foundation Website by clicking on the following Icon.