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End of the Year Fundraising Drive

The Lamppost Education Inititiave

Why you should support the Lamppost Education Initiative’s End Of The Year Fundraising Drive

“As you know, Lamppost is known for our efforts of providing moral clarity in times of confusion, courage in times of fear, and discipline in times of chaos. And these are definitely times of confusion, fear, and chaos. Of course, taking on such challenges isn’t always easy, especially when you lack the financial independence to publicly brave difficult topics, particularly when society is becoming increasingly polarized and intolerant of diverse ideological perspectives.”

     Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali, Founding Director of the Lamppost Education Initiative 

The Lamppost Education Initiative (Lamppost) needs your help more than ever. At, Lamppost, our goal is to raise 20,000 dollars for the end of this month to keep our operations going for 2022. 

Lamppost is one of the few Muslim organizations to give a platform for our scholars who are opposed to the COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Staying consistent with our core values of providing moral clarity, Lamppost has provided our readers with ample evidence from our Islamic sources to provide  religious exemption from  mandated vaccinations. 

We have helped facilitate the efforts of our founder, Dr Abdullah Ali  in helping many Muslims who exercise their right to refuse the jab and keep their jobs by demonstrating Islamic-based evidence that supports refusing vaccines. Many Muslims have used Dr. Abdullah Ali’s template for the Islamic reasoning for religious exemption. We have also provided a platform for other Muslim scholars who have a different perspective from the dominant narrative on COVID-19. A narrative that has been censored in the mainstream media sources. See our Balancing the Conversation Series  with Dr. Mazen Atassi, Dr. Abdullah Ali, and Dr. Syed Haider 

(Please note while the Lamppost Education Initiative has provided a platform for our scholars, we have not, as an organization, taken any ‘anti-vaccine’ stance.) 
This year Lamppost has also published numerous works, conducted a special youth camp, and conducted a number of exclusive online seminars and workshops. Visit our website to see our activities and efforts throughout this year of 2021. 
We need your help to continue the efforts in Islamic education in 2022.

There are three ways you can help our efforts at Lamppost:

   1. Your du’a: Please keep us in your du’a to Allah ta’ala that He guides and protects our efforts.

2. Donate:  Your donations are critically important to continue the work we have consistently provided for more than 18 years. We plan to continue our efforts to do online and live seminars and workshops like the Black American Muslim Conference. In addition, we are in the planning stages for another ‘Connecting Our Youth With the Qur’an’ for young men and another special camp for young sisters. Insha’Allah, we will have more articles, books, and much more.
Please give generously and consider making your donations monthly. Every bit helps us continue our efforts to provide authentic Islamic knowledge for English-speaking Muslims across the globe.    

3. Purchase any of our current books or online courses

      Lamppost has just published a new and exciting work by Dr. Khalid Yahya Blankinship-Murshid al-Qari: A Reader’s Guide to Classical Muslim LiteratureIn English . 
Be sure to get your copy of this ground-breaking work that examines  English translations of the Qur’an and Tafsir. You can also get the Muslim Funeral Guide: A Muslim Reflection on Your Death & Afterlife by Dr. Abdullah Ali and Islam & Economics A Primer on Markets, Morality , and Justice by Ali Salman.
  All of these works are available now at Lamppost along with our Lamppost courses 
Please click the links for more details. 

We deeply appreciate your support of the Lamppost Education Imitative. Please help us to reach our modest goal of $20,000.00 to continue our efforts for the upcoming year.

1. Donate to the Lamppost Education Initiative

You can donate directly to the Lamppost Education Initiative. Lamppost is a non-profit 501 c3 organization in the US, and your donation is tax-deductible in the United States. 

A new book from the Lamppost Education Initiative-The Muslim Funeral Guide

Help Lamppost distribute FREE Copies of  The Muslim Funeral Guide
This book is now available for purchase. This work is an excellent, easy-to-read guide for Muslims and Non-Muslims in matters related to the Janazah prayers service, Muslim attitudes towards life and death, burial, and more. The book also provides a way for new Muslims to prepare a will, answers questions that non-Muslim family and friends may pose about our burial and funeral services. Our goal is to distribute copies of this work FREE as a resource for non-Muslims and Funeral Directors all over the country. Please click HERE for more details.


We love to hear from you. If your have any questions about our upcoming programs and efforts please fell free to leave us a message below. 

You can also donate by sending a check or money order to:
Lamppost Education Initiative
PO Box 162117
Atlanta, Ga 30321

Why should YOU Support the
Lamppost Education Initiative

  Join the effort to provide our community with relevant, Islamic knowledge for Muslims in America. For years, Lamppost has been a small struggling organization providing vital services at low to no cost for thousands of English-speaking Muslims in the United States, Canada, and the UK. 

We are underfunded in large part due to our adamant refusal to adopt or promote any concept or ideology that contradicts the Qur’an, the Sunnah of our Prophet (saws), and the  consensus of our ulama as it relates to the normative, transparent mores of Islam.

   Frankly, this means that Lamppost depends upon the donations of our Muslim community for support in the endeavor to educate and uplift humanity to the message of Islam.

Ustadha Zaynab Ansari on Why You Should Support Lamppost

Your Help is Needed. Please support the Lamppost Education Initiative

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