26 10, 2017

Orphans of Karbala

Orphans of Karbala More Muslim pilgrims visit the holy city of Karbala each year than any other city in Iraq. This visitation is not due to any scenic points of interest. On the contrary, the city is largely barren and experiences unbearable heat nearly 7 months out of the year. Then why do millions of Muslims visit it so frequently? [...]

16 06, 2017

Nights of Destiny

Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq (p), the sixth holy Imam, has said, “Measurement and determination are on the night of the nineteenth, verification is on the twenty-first night, and final approval is on the twenty-third night.” al-Kafi, Vol. 4, P 165  The most awaited nights of the Holy Month of Ramadhan have finally descended upon us. They are so powerful for believers, [...]

24 05, 2017

The Month of Blessings – Feed the Orphans

Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (p) said, “God made fasting obligatory so that the rich and the poor are made equal. If there were no fasting, the rich would never experience the feeling of hunger that would make them have mercy on the poor, for whenever the rich desire something they are able to acquire it. Thus God desired to place His [...]

17 12, 2016

The Month of Giving

In honor of the birth anniversaries of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and Prophet Jesus (pbuh), My Orphans has dedicated this month as ‘The Month of Giving’. We are working hard to raise $20,000 for orphan causes.. This can only be achieved through your efforts. You can help us achieve this goal by fundraising for us, networking with your friends, [...]

19 11, 2016

Love and Giving in a Time of Hate

What would drive an individual or a family to voluntarily take time off from work or school to travel thousands of miles to Iraq, a country in upheaval and turmoil? In short, the answer is love. It is the love for a man who died more than a thousand years ago.  It is the love for none other than Imam [...]

2 11, 2016

The Plight of Orphans

Losing a mother or father when one is still very much in need of love, support, and care creates a vacuum of necessity that requires others to fill the void.  Who will be there for those orphans who are still too young to look after themselves? Who will be able to provide them with the basic necessities to survive on [...]

18 08, 2016

New Partnership with Saviour USA

My Orphans is excited to announce a new partnership with Saviour USA, a Texas-based N.G.O. and North American representative of Shaheed Foundation that supports victimized families of martyrs in Pakistan by providing aid to their orphans and widows. With this new affiliation, we’ll be able to extend support to over 24,000 orphan families annually.  Saviour USA is the latest addition [...]