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We are inspired and informed by the Islamic ethos of social justice. Our key values are excellence, sincerity, social justice, compassion and custodianship.
our vision
Inspired by our Islamic faith and guided by our values, we envision a caring world where communities are empowered, social obligations are fulfilled and people respond as one to the suffering of others.
where we work
We have a presence in 46 countries across 5 continents, raising funds and awareness and working with local communities to affect positive change or respond quickly and effectively to humanitarian situations.
where the money goes
As a not-for-profit organisation, our funds are used entirely to assist us in achieving the change we seek to see. The majority of funding goes straight to communities around the world to help them achieve positive change. A small amount goes to paying our small, hard working team who are essential in ensuring our work is effective and successful.

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Help people in crisis in their time of need. See our campaigns
Winter Appeal
Their winter is a matter of survival. Whether it is a family struggling in Lebanon, Syria, or Jordan, every human has the basic right to live a healthy life. Give generously. Help a family survive this winter.
Mosul Emergency Crisis
Iraq has endured decades of disaster and calamity. The people of Mosul have faced exile and fear for too long. Lend a hand, Join our family and Respond Now to this crisis.
Empower Appeal:
Children, Women & Families
Islamic Relief has been empowering people all around the world since 1984. We are always striving to be the first on the ground to deliver aid & emergency relief to the people in need.
Faith inspired action. See what we do
We promote sustainable economic and social development by working with local communities to eradicate poverty, illiteracy and disease. We also respond to disasters and emergencies, helping people in crisis and in their time of need.
winter winter In Central Asia and the Middle East, the temperatures average below zero, floods destroy homes, and the weather allows for the spreading of infection and disease.
Alyateem Child Sponsorship Alyateem Child Sponsorship No child should live in fear or poverty. We’re committed to ensuring all children can achieve their potential through our Alyateem Sponsorship and other child solutions.
water solutions water solutions Over a billion people around the world don’t have access to clean water. We’re working to change that. Join us now.
health health Poor health is affecting people’s ability to make a living and sadly, prevents children from getting an education.
education education Access to education can define the future of a child. We want all children to be able to achieve their life’s potential.
zakat zakat Islamic Relief uses zakat to help some of the poorest people in the world. In Arabic, zakat means purification, growth and blessing.
emergency relief emergency relief Islamic Relief is a world-leading humanitarian response organisation, providing aid to people affected by a natural disaster and supporting those who have fled their conflict stricken countries.
livelihoods livelihoods Not everyone starts out in life with financial stability, education, good health and community support. And even if someone attains these early in life, stability can easily be lost when disaster strikes.
ramadan ramadan Every Ramadan, the support of people like you enables us to touch the lives of millions around the world, providing food to families in over 30 countries for the whole month.
syria appeal syria appeal Five years into the devastating conflict, Syrians both inside Syria, and living in surrounding countries as refugees, need our support more than ever.
How can I help? Get Involved!
Local Community Fundraising
Are you a special individual passionate about helping those in need around the world? Why not fundraise among your local community and key groups?
social media
Are you social media savvy? Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to see what we’re up to and share our current campaigns with your friends and networks!
events
Can you assist us behind the scenes to help us pull off the amazing events Islamic Relief is known for? Do you know of events within your community which would like to provide a space for Islamic Relief to fundraise in? Would you like to manage your own event, with our support, for Islamic Relief?
Local Community Fundraising
Are you a special individual passionate about helping those in need around the world? Why not fundraise among your local community and key groups?
social media
Are you social media savvy? Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to see what we’re up to and share our current campaigns with your friends and networks!
events
Can you assist us behind the scenes to help us pull off the amazing events Islamic Relief is known for? Do you know of events within your community which would like to provide a space for Islamic Relief to fundraise in? Would you like to manage your own event, with our support, for Islamic Relief?