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Sadaqah money

Fatwaa ID: 1665

Question:
‎السَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ
Dear Respected Mufti Sahab

If someone has personal sadaqa money set aside and a person asks you for money due to some need they have can one use from Sadaqa money to give to that person?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

In principle, there is no specific avenue or criteria for nafl sadaqah. Nafl sadaqah may be given to any person or cause, preferably that which is beneficial. If a person is in need, you may give him your nafl sadaqah. You will be rewarded for that.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

02/04/1445 AH – 08/21/2023 CE | AMG3-4066

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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