Tomorrow, we will celebrate the special occasion of Eid ul-Adha. If you have not already sent your Eid Qurbani/Udhia or wish to donate again, there is still time to do so and help Mercy-USA for Aid and Development to spread the joy of this blessed occasion to thousands of children and their families who struggle to find enough food to eat and rarely enjoy the taste of meat..
Below is a list of all of the countries where Mercy-USA is performing qurbanis and the price per qurbani:
Syrian refugees in Lebanon ($105)
Palestinian refugees in Lebanon ($105).
The United States ($145)
Inside Syria ($180)*
Further down is a convenient Eid Zabiha and Zakat ul-Mal calculation table. Once you have calculated your total contribution, you may donate immediately online through our secure online donation form. Please list the names to be mentioned at the time of the zabiha sacrifice in the “Comments” section of the online donation form.
You may also mail your kind contribution to (please write the designation, ex. Qurbani/Udhia, Zakat, etc., in the memo section of your check):
Mercy-USA for Aid and Development
44450 Pinetree Dr, Ste 201
Plymouth, MI 48170-3869
If you have any questions or wish to donate over the telephone, please call us at 1-800-55-MERCY (1-800-556-3729) or (734) 454-0011. You may also visit our website at www.mercyusa.org, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax us at (734) 454-0303. Donations are tax deductible (Federal Tax ID No. 38-2846307).
Thank you for your kindness and concern. May Allah (SWT) bless and reward you and your family throughout the years.
President and CEO
PS Mercy-USA for Aid and Development's overhead costs are under 5%. We have a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, are certified as one of the Best in America with the Independent Charities Seal of Excellence, and comply with the InterAction PVO Standards. Mercy-USA's projects focus on improving health, nutrition and access to safe water, as well as promoting economic and educational growth around the world.
Dedicated to alleviating human suffering and supporting individuals and their communities in their efforts to become more self-sufficient, Mercy-USA is a registered PVO (Private Voluntary Organization) with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), and is a member of the American Council for Voluntary International Action (InterAction). Since 1988, Mercy-USA has provided meat produced from over 35,000 qurbanis to about 800,000 persons in need worldwide.
PPS Many companies will match the donations of their employees. Please ask your company if it has such a matching gift program.
____ # of Zabihas in Somalia or Bangladesh X ($80 per Zabiha) $__________________
____ # of Zabihas in Kenya, Lebanon or for Syrian and Palestinian
refugees in Lebanon X ($105 per Zabiha) $__________________
____ # of Zabihas in Indonesia, Albania or India X ($125 per Zabiha) $__________________
____ # of Zabihas in USA X ($145 per Zabiha) $__________________
____ # of Zabihas in Bosnia X ($160 per Zabiha) $__________________
____ # of Zabihas inside Syria X ($180 per Zabiha) $__________________
Zakat ul-Mal Calculation Form
(For lines 1 to 8 below, enter 0 if you possessed the item for less than one complete lunar year.)
1) Cash on hand and in bank $_______________
2) Gold and Silver (Coins, Bars, Jewelry1, etc.) $_______________
3) Non-delinquent loans
(Money you loaned to others and expect to be repaid) $_______________
4) Shares of Stock $_______________
5) Loans (Money you borrowed for business purposes) $_______________
6) Business Inventory
(Market value of inventory items at the Zakat due date) $_______________
7) Real Estate (Designated for sale) $_______________
8) Net profits from business $_______________
9) Total amount (Add lines 1 through 8)
(Enter 0 if amount is less than Nisab2) $_______________
10) Zakat due = (Total amount on line 9) X ( 0.025 ) $_______________
1Jewelry is not subject to Zakat unless its amount is excessive or is for business purposes.
2 Nisab is 3 oz. of pure gold valued at approximately $3,810 as of October 14, 2013.
Total Donation Form
1. Zabihas (Qurbanis/Udhias) $_______________
2. Zakat ul-Mal $_______________
3. General Sadaqah / Other Donation $_______________
4. Grand Total $_______________
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