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Why Donate to ICNA?
The Islamic Circle of North America is a leading grass roots organization. Our mission is to educate, support and empower Muslims throughout North America in accordance with the Quran and the methodology of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) so that they can achieve felicity in this world and in the hereafter and to invite others to this call with the best of wisdom and best conduct.
1. Outreach (Dawah) Activities
The 877-Why Islam Project
Why Islam has many projects and activities to help present a clear view of Islam. The 1-877-WHY-ISLAM toll free hotline and http://www.whyislam.org/ were established to help those who are seeking answers about Islam. Free copies of the Quran and other Islamic literature are distributed through Dawah programs.
2. Annual ICNA Convention
Every year thousands of Muslims attend the annual ICNA convention along with their families. Important Islamic topics are discussed by the most knowledgeable of Muslim scholars. A wide array of vibrant parallel activities and programs are held. These activities include a dynamic youth conference, a Muslim children’s conference, sisters only sessions, plus sessions in various languages. A lively Bazaar nicely complements the other segments of the convention.
3. Young Muslims (Brothers)
Young Muslims is a pioneering national youth organization. It has established a well organized network of local youth groups called NeighborNets (network of neighbors) across the nation. Each NeighborNet is a dynamic youth group which attempts to build a solid understanding of the principles of Islam amongst its members by helping them put these principles into practice. Young Muslims stresses the importance of knowing, understanding, and fulfilling our individual and collective obligations as Muslims.
4. Young Muslims (Sisters)
Young Muslims Sisters is an organization dedicated to addressing the vital roles the Muslim youth need to play in North America. With different programs attuned to the youth’s critical stage in life, YM Sisters seeks to address real-life problems and give the support needed to live as dedicated Muslim youth. Weekly gatherings of study circles called NeighborNets are an essential part of YM. Other activities include sister chill sessions, Fehmul-Quran classes, seminars, Project Ummah, National Volunteering Day, local summer retreats, sporting events, Dawah camps, annual intensive training programs, Qiyam-ul-Layl programs, Eid parties and more.
5. ICNA Sisters Wing
ICNA Sisters Wing is a division of ICNA that strives to provide Islamic education and training to women of all backgrounds. Some of ICNA Sisters’ projects are Noor Magazine, online classes, Institute of Islamic Sciences, and Muslim Children of North America.
6. ICNA Relief USA Programs
ICNA Relief is strengthening the bond of humanity by serving all those in need, focusing especially on our own neighborhoods in America. Some of ICNA Relief’s divisions include: United Muslim Movement Against Homelessness, Muslim Family Services, Muslim Women’s Help Network and Disaster Relief.
7. The Message International
The Message International is ICNA’s news magazine. It provides stories and articles that keep Muslims informed about the contemporary world. This information helps us better convey the message of Islam. 10,000 copies per issue are printed. Leading publishers like McGraw-Hill, Lexington Books and Oxford Printing Press have included Message articles in academic works.
8. Islamic Learning Foundation
The main objective for ILF is enriching the lives of Muslims in general and Muslim Youth in particular. By educating their minds and affecting their hearts with sound knowledge of Islamic Shariah, ILF hopes to deepen their awareness of Islam as a universal and eternal way of living for mankind and provide a new caliber of Muslim leaders.
9. Muslim Children of North America
A special project of ICNA Sisters Wing that focuses on children ages 5-12, MCNA arranges speech competitions, weekly Islamic classes, and a special program which is held parallel to the ICNA Annual convention. MCNA serves as a means of educating young children while engaging them in a fun environment.
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