the fast. Its purpose is to purify those who fast from
any indecent act or speech and to help the poor and
needy. It is accepted as Zakah for the one who pays
it before the Eid prayer, and it is sadaqah for the
one who pays it after the Eid prayer. Zakat-ul-Fitr is
obligatory for everyone who lives until the sun sets
on the last day of Ramadan, and you can contact
the local masjid to inquire how much the Zakat-ul-
Fitr is in your city.
As we enter this blessed month of Ramadan, let's
remember the blessings and rewards that our char-
ity gives and how our wealth is purified. Allah (swt)
loves for us to give for his sake therefore he will pu-
rify and multiply what we give. In order to receive
we must first give.