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Ethical Considerations for Muslim Charities
May 14, 2020May 21, 2020
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Ethical Considerations for Muslim Charities

The holy month of Ramadan is the most blessed month in our religion. It is a time of reflection and contemplation, where we work to reconnect with our faith, and improve ourselves and the world we live in.  In this blessed month of reflection, we look not only to how we can improve ourselves on...

How to Give Smart and Give Safe this Ramadan
May 5, 2020May 21, 2020
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How to Give Smart and Give Safe this Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan is the most blessed month in our religion. It is a time of reflection and contemplation, where we work to reconnect with our faith, and improve ourselves and the world we live in.  As Muslims, we know the importance that giving to charity holds in our faith. As a Hadith...

COVID-19 Unmet Needs In The Community
April 22, 2020April 22, 2020
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COVID-19 Unmet Needs In The Community

Despite the best effort of the voluntary and community sector gaps occur in these unprecedented circumstances. This guide aims to highlight areas where support is urgently needed. The unmet need is drawn from several sources these include: MCF Mapping MCF Volunteers Group – tracking member activity Voluntary and Community Sector Emergencies Partnership data and insights...

COVID-19: A Guide to Furloughing
April 16, 2020April 16, 2020
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COVID-19: A Guide to Furloughing

A practical guide on furloughing during the UK’s COVID-19 crisis This document aims to provide some practical advice on furloughing for Muslim organisations. Furloughing has been introduced by the government as part of its series of responses to the Coronavirus outbreak. The government strategy includes asking all non-essential workers to remain at home to help...

Webinar: To Furlough or Not to Furlough?
April 14, 2020April 14, 2020
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Webinar: To Furlough or Not to Furlough?

This webinar delivered on 9th April 2020, provided guidance and support for charities on the process of furloughing staff, including basic FAQ’s, strategic considerations and organisational requirements to begin the process. The webinar was delivered by – Nasir Rafiq (Chartered Accountant) and Omar Rashid (MCIPD). Facilitated by Madiha Raza (Head of WF-Aid and Trustee of...

COVID-19: Keeping Safe When Volunteering
April 13, 2020April 13, 2020
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COVID-19: Keeping Safe When Volunteering

A practical guide on how to keep safe when volunteering during the Coronavirus pandemic This document aims to provide some practical advice on how Muslim organisations can ensure the safety of their volunteers who are supporting the most vulnerable of our society during this pandemic. We are consistently reviewing the situation on the ground and...

Volunteer Webinar COVID-19
April 3, 2020April 3, 2020
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Volunteer Webinar COVID-19

Volunteers are the backbone of all charities responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Keeping them safe and enabling them to perform a role to support communities in need, with the right guidelines in place is vitally important. This Volunteer Webinar delivered by MCF with the brilliant know how and skills shared by Abdullah from Islamic Relief...

COVID-19: Together We Can Overcome
March 20, 2020March 27, 2020
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COVID-19: Together We Can Overcome

A practical guide on how your charity can help to develop a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This document has been developed to provide guidance for Muslim charities in the UK in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic, also referred to as the ‘coronavirus’. The virus is believed to have originated in the city Wuhan...

COVID-19: Protecting Your Charity
March 17, 2020March 27, 2020
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COVID-19: Protecting Your Charity

This document has been developed to provide guidance for Muslim charities in the UK in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, also referred to as the ‘coronavirus’. The virus is believed to have originated in the city Wuhan in the Hubei province of China. Though full knowledge of the specifics of the virus is still...

Press Release: Muslim charities respond to South Yorkshire Flooding
December 17, 2019January 9, 2020
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Press Release: Muslim charities respond to South Yorkshire Flooding

PRESS RELEASE Muslim charities respond to South Yorkshire flooding In early November, Northern England experienced widespread flooding. Over 1000 properties have been affected, and residents were evacuated from their homes. Sadly, families may need to wait at least six to twelve months to get back to normal. Many families have full or part cover insurance,...