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Is it ok to ask zakat money to feed poor kids?

sayalyni trust ,my intention is zakat , and if I said that use that money for poor orphange kids to feed , is it ok to ask zakat money to feed poor kids , in my opinion I get double credit from God one the paying zakat , and second my money is using to feed orphanage kids .some one told me that you can't ask zakat money to feed poor kids , you should mention that this is zakat money , is it true?


بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

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Allah Says in the Glorious Quran: Alms (zakah) are for the poor, and the needy, and those employed to administer the (funds), for those whose hearts have been (recently) reconciled (to the Truth), for those in bondage and in debt, in the Cause of Allah, and for the wayfarer: (thus is it) ordained by Allah and Allah is full of Knowledge and Wisdom. Quran [9:60]

Dear sister, once you have paid your zakah to a zakah collection trust, you should not tell them to spend your zakah on a particular category. Once you pay the zakah you have fulfilled the obligation, then the trust will decide where to spend it. And Allah alone knows the best.

I ask Allah to make this a sincere effort, seeking his pleasure, and I ask him to grant us refuge in him from the evils within ourselves, and that in our deeds. I ask him to grant us success in achieving whatever pleases him; And May Allah Shower His blessings and mercy upon our beloved Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), his family and his Companions and on all those who follow him until the final hour.

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