Statement from MA’RUF on the events in Ferguson, Missouri

August 18, 2014 Announcements

No Justice, No Peace
Race, Freedom, and Trust in Ferguson and Beyond

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - Milwaukee, WI - MA'RUF expresses its dismay at Ferguson city officials of the mistreatment of Americans protesting against the unlawful murder of the 18 year old unarmed Michael Brown. Michael Brown was shot to death by Ferguson city police while unarmed and with his hands in the air. Our hearts and prayers are with the family of Michael who must live not only with the reminder of the loss of their son, but of the racial polarization and ignorance that still lurks within the backdrops of our nation.

Since his death, more and more Americans are calling for justice for Michael by swiftly prosecuting the police officer responsible for the killing. The American people have come out on the

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The BEST CHARITY | Ramadan Poverty Tour

July 7, 2014 Volunteer Opportunities

"The BEST CHARITY is to satisfy a hungry person"
-Prophet Muhammad (S)

This Ramadan we're taking it up a notch with our first eye-opening, eyebrow-raising, Poverty Tour. MA'RUF is providing an opportunity for the Muslim community to learn more about poverty in Milwaukee with a tour of the Guest House-Milwaukee's largest publicly funded homeless shelter, an Iftaar serving and feasting with the homeless, and an Iftaar at Walkers Point Youth Center- a shelter for runaway teens.

Milwaukee Muslims will gather together and break their fast with Milwaukee's most impoverished individuals. We promise to give you a dynamic, life-changing experience that will make your Ramadan more meaningful.

Tour of the Guest House - July 17th at 7PM
Breaking Fast with the Homeless - July 17th at

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Call of Duty Summer Series

May 10, 2014 Volunteer Opportunities

Half of Faith

Join scores of MA'RUF volunteers to give a Milwaukee neighborhood a facelift--Muslim style. This neighborhood cleanup will be a sight full of energy, fun, and rewarding outcomes. #HashBagSelfies


Did you know that Milwaukee's homeless include vets, victims of the housing crash, Muslims, and men who lost everything in a divorce? You can make a difference in their lives in 30 minutes. #GiveToGet

Nursing Home

While they spend their days in loneliness, our volunteers brighten their day by giving them company, playing games, creating jewelry, and other fun activities at a local Nursing Home. #GiveLove

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Spring Make a Difference Day 2014

April 29, 2014 Volunteer Opportunities

Make a Difference Day
May 3rd, 2014 | 10AM-2PM

Join Muslims in Milwaukee in Making a Difference! Join Ma'ruf on Saturday, May 3rd from 10AM-2PM to help the elderly prepare for the warm weather by raking, cleaning windows, prepping gardens, removing storm windows, and other projects. Volunteers will meet at the ISM Lot at 10AM where groups will be assigned.

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"And act humbly to them in mercy, and say, ‘My Lord, have mercy on them, since they cared for me when I was small.” (Quran 17:24)

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MA’RUF is Recruiting!

January 5, 2014 AnnouncementsVolunteer Opportunities

MA'RUF is Recruiting
Jump on on the train while it's moving :-)

Our Mission

Ma’ruf is a Muslim organization that advocates social justice by serving individuals, families, and communities in need. As the nation faces staggering economic and social crises, Ma’ruf aims to put its faith into action by being a beacon of justice, and a model for human service.


Ma’ruf’s model is designed to instill habitual volunteering among the Muslim community by providing the model and channels needed to steer activists into the realm of humanitarianism. The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: “The most beloved deeds to Allah are those performed continuously, even if they are small.” Ma’ruf recruits only the best, most efficient, and highly skilled organizers to lead its

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