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Support Zaman at the March 1 Pistons Game
Feb 12, 2024
A portion of your ticket purchase will be donated to Zaman.
Oct 27, 2023
Sep 12, 2023
Zaman partnering with International Medical Corps to support critical disaster relief.
URGENT FUNDS NEEDED: Morocco Earthquake
Sep 11, 2023
Zaman partnering with International Medical Corps to support critical disaster relief.
Zaman's Success Celebrated Throughout Region
Jun 29, 2023
Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan, Impact 100, recognize Zaman's work
Zaman Takes Mission Trip to Hospital, Orphan Schools in Iraq
May 18, 2023
"Zamanitarians can have an impact nearly anywhere in the world through our international partnerships."
Detroit Free Press Highlights Maison Farola and Zaman Leading into Mother’s Day
May 02, 2023
Sponsor a Family This Ramadan
Mar 27, 2023
Provide nutritious food and culturally competent staples for our neighbors in need.
Zaman and Mend on the Move “All In” on New Partnership
Nov 15, 2022
Nonprofits empowering women through handcrafted leather tote
Practice Makes Perfect for Zaman Apprentice
Nov 15, 2022
Israa Yousif Pursuing Her Dreams in Culinary Arts
Zaman’s Adult Vocational and Literacy Program Ranks No. 1 in State
Nov 14, 2022
Achievement reflects resilience of more than 70 women who are pursuing literacy, vocational, and entrepreneurship training.
URGENT APPEAL: Pakistan Flood Relief
Sep 06, 2022
Contribute today to support critical efforts by long-time Zaman partner, International Medical Corps.
Zaman Travels to Geneva for World Refugee Day
Jun 23, 2022
Lends voice to global response to unprecedented crisis.
Zaman Piloting Online Workforce Prep Path This Summer
Jun 07, 2022
Program ensures clients have skills, confidence they need to succeed at work or in the classroom after they leave Zaman.
Zaman CEO and Founder Inducted into Michigan Business Women Hall of Fame
May 20, 2022
Award recognizes Zaman's work to break the cycle of poverty for women and children.
Rising Hope Comes from the Children Zaman Lifts Out of Poverty
Apr 14, 2022
16th Annual Iftar Community Dinner Highlights Zaman Impact, Growth
Hope Rising: Annual Report Available Online
Mar 11, 2022
2022 Ramadan Campaign Launches
Mar 08, 2022
Your generosity sponsors a family of four during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Global Woman Magazine Recognizes Zaman CEO Najah Bazzy Among Top 6 Muslim Female Thought Leaders
Mar 07, 2022
Zaman Featured As 'CNN Heroes Success Story'
Dec 15, 2021
Zaman and Rising Hope Bakery profiled during broadcast of CNN Heroes All-Star Tribute
Zaman Launches ‘Rising Hope Bakery’ Product Line
Dec 07, 2021
Sales Support Career Training and Onsite Employment for Clients
Direct Assistance Begins for Afghan Refugees Arriving in Michigan
Nov 21, 2021
Donate funds or essential supplies today.
Former Panera Executive Leading Zaman’s Product-to-Market Initiative
Nov 17, 2021
Rising Hope Bakery to provide onsite employment opportunities for BOOST culinary graduates.
Fighting Poverty Requires an Unprecedented Commitment: Are We Up to It?
Oct 21, 2021
2021 Winter Drive
Sep 24, 2021
Keep families in need safe and warm this winter.
International Action Alert
Aug 27, 2021
Provide critical support in Haiti and Lebanon and for Afghan refugees.
Lifting Lebanon, One Year Later
Aug 04, 2021
Mise En Place
May 18, 2021
Sister Chefs Daniela Mancinelli Abel and Adriana Kalota Reflect on Their Time at Zaman
"Hope Amid Crisis" Ramadan Campaign Launches
Apr 05, 2021
Sponsor a family in need, complete a Charity Kit, and volunteer during this Holy Month.
Drive-Thru Food Distributions Continue As Needs Rise
Jan 07, 2021
Zaman provides no-contact food assistance for families in need at the Hope for Humanity Center.
Lift Lebanon Campaign Raises More Than $450,000
Nov 12, 2020
Through International Medical Corps, campaign will unlock $13.5 million in impact as recovery efforts continue in Beirut.
The Sewing Machine Project Grants 25 Sewing Machines to Zaman
Nov 12, 2020
Gift allows BOOST program to continue online instruction amid pandemic.
Zaman International Founder Najah Bazzy Inducted into Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame
Oct 16, 2020
Annual Winter Drive Underway
Oct 08, 2020
Help us give the gifts of hope and warmth to families in need.
Zaman Founder Najah Bazzy Featured by Lay’s to Benefit Operation Smile
Sep 14, 2020
"We Need Bread": Teaching Virtual Culinary Classes Amid a Pandemic
Aug 24, 2020
Help “Lift Lebanon” in Wake of the Tragic Explosion in Beirut
Aug 05, 2020
Through our partners, International Medical Corps, every dollar donated unlocks an additional $30 in humanitarian aid from institutional donors, ensuring that your contribution will have a significant...
Zaman International Releases ‘Loaves For Hope’ Focaccia Bread
Jul 22, 2020
Proceeds Support Fight to Eradicate Poverty, Provide Career Training
Zaman Distributes 134,500 Pounds of Food in First 3 Months of COVID Response
Jun 29, 2020
Overwhelming Partner Support Critical Amid Food Insecurity Surge
An Affront to Humanity
Jun 04, 2020
Zaman Stands in Solidarity in Fighting Racism and Inequality
Tackling Poverty Through Literacy
May 15, 2020
National Book Fund Grant to Help Expand BOOST Literacy Program
Zaman Donation Bins Reopened
May 12, 2020
Gently-used clothing and shoes now accepted at all bins.
Ramadan Campaign: Let Hope Connect Us
Apr 22, 2020
Provide a family with food and household staples during the month of Ramadan.
Zaman International ‘Glows Blue’ to Honor Front-Line Heroes
Apr 08, 2020
Residents, cities, nation encouraged to join in reflection.
Urgent Appeal: COVID-19 Emergency Fund
Mar 26, 2020
Help Feed Families Hurt by the COVID-19 Crisis
COVID-19 Response
Mar 12, 2020
Zaman closes building to visitors, continues client services via e-learning and deliveries.
People Magazine Selects Zaman CEO Najah Bazzy for Women Changing the World in 2020 Issue
Mar 09, 2020
Article highlights the more than 8,000 hours of vocational training provided in 2019.
CNN Heroes Update
Dec 09, 2019
Over $100,000 raised to assist women and children living in extreme poverty through matching funds from Subaru.
CNN Heroes Honors Najah Bazzy
Sep 12, 2019
After receiving thousands of nominations from around the globe, CNN has selected Najah Bazzy, Zaman’s CEO and founder, as a CNN Hero for 2019.
Weekly Cafe Lunches Available at Zaman
Jul 01, 2019
Healthy meals, Healthy Kids
Jul 01, 2019
Zaman launches meal service program to feed kids over the summer
Zaman raises $75,000 during Ramadan
Jun 05, 2019
Communities’ most vulnerable remembered during holy month
Zaman earns highest rating possible from Charity Navigator
Jun 05, 2019
Country's largest evaluator of charities says Zaman is one of the best
Zaman Awarded DetroitImpact100 Grant
Jun 05, 2019
Zaman honored at Impact100 Metro Detroit event as recipient of its annual grant award
Mother's Day Brunch Delivers Hope Beyond Measure
May 15, 2019
Zaman surpasses goal by raising over $40,000 for women and children in need!
Abby DeMars Receives Fellowship
May 15, 2019
Zaman's Volunteer Coordinator, Abby DeMars, was selected as a member of the inaugural class of Michigan Community Service Commission Community Engagement Fellows
Zaman's New Logo
Apr 02, 2019
We are excited to share the meaning behind our new logo with you.
9th Annual Hope for Humanity Run Walk Picnic Raises $20,000 for women and children
Oct 01, 2018
More than 900 people came to Dearborn’s Ford Field Park on Sept. 29 for Zaman’s Ninth Annual Hope for Humanity Run Walk Picnic, presented by Remax Team 2000.
Zaman gives more than 1,700 backpacks to low-income kids with funding from Ford
Aug 29, 2018
More than 1,700 kids received the school supplies they need thanks to a $25,000 grant from Ford Motor Company Fund.
Detroit entrepreneurs turn to Zaman Sewing Program for expert services
Aug 01, 2018
Zaman’s Sewing Program is gaining momentum as a provider of high-quality sewing services to local entrepreneurs seeking customized items or help with commercial ventures.
Zaman’s literacy program receives $27,000 in WIOA funding
Aug 01, 2018
Zaman International has received two Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) grants totaling $27,000 to make curricular and capacity improvements to its Literacy Program.
Najah Bazzy named 2018 Health Care Hero by Crain’s Detroit Business
Jul 24, 2018
Crain’s Detroit Business has recognized Najah Bazzy, CEO and founder of Zaman International, for her work to lift women and children out of poverty, naming her a 2018 Health Care Hero in the...
Mother’s Day, Iftar fundraisers bring in $68,000 to support Zaman’s programs
Jul 20, 2018
More than 1,200 guests gather to support Zaman's crisis assistance and job training programs.
Zaman promotes community-based education at University of Notre Dame conference
Jul 19, 2018
Local news media, celebrity chef raise visibility of Zaman’s innovative Culinary Arts Kitchen.
Jul 02, 2018
Zaman’s new Culinary Arts Kitchen is gaining visibility as a workforce training and community education innovator thanks to recent television news attention and an upcoming visit by one of...
Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan grant helps staff Zaman’s new Culinary Arts Kitchen
Mar 16, 2018
Kitchen will address community needs for education, workforce development, and community engagement.
Abigail DeMars joins Zaman as volunteer coordinator
Mar 05, 2018
Zaman welcomes volunteer coordinator with passion for global and local problem-solving
Zaman hires culinary instructor, Daniela Mancinelli Abel
Feb 12, 2018
Zaman’s newest chef combines cooking, teaching, and public speaking expertise in one dynamic role
Zaman’s literacy program to receive $154,000 in federal workforce funding
Oct 04, 2017
Over the next two years, Zaman International will receive $154,000 in Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding to support its literacy program for women living in poverty.
Eighth Annual Hope for Humanity Run Walk Picnic raises more than $14,000 for women and children
Sep 23, 2017
800 people came to Dearborn’s Ford Field Park on Sept. 16 for Zaman’s Eighth Annual Hope for Humanity Run Walk Picnic, enjoying a day of food, fun and fitness while raising $14,200 for...
Urgent Aid Requested: Hurricane Harvey Relief
Aug 31, 2017
Zaman invites donors to give generously to organizations serving women and children in communities affected by the storm.
Ford Fund sponsors Zaman’s Back To School drive for needy kids
Jul 31, 2017
More than 600 Metro Detroit kids will have the backpacks and supplies they need when school begins this fall thanks to the Ford Back To School Initiative, which Zaman will help coordinate with a...
Zaman receives Michigan Fitness Foundation grant to encourage healthy eating in underserved communit
Jul 31, 2017
Zaman International has received an $18,000 grant to establish the Learning Kitchen, a program to teach low-income families in Southeast Michigan how to purchase and prepare healthy foods.
Community rallies to repair roof of Hope For Humanity Center, keeps the doors open
Jul 20, 2017
In a rapid and overwhelming show of community support, donations totaling more than $80,000 have poured in.
Art Van Charity Challenge raises more than $6,500 for Zaman International
Jul 20, 2017
Leveraging their personal networks for a worthy cause, supporters raised more than $6,500.
Zaman International receives programming, Ramadan food drive support from Islamic Relief USA
May 23, 2017
Zaman has received $50,000 from Islamic Relief USA to support its crisis assistance and job skills training programs. The money represents the second installment of a multi-year, $75,000 grant...
Zaman’s “ChariTea” Mother’s Day brunch brings in $80,000 for women and children
May 11, 2017
Zaman International’s annual Mother’s Day brunch, held May 6 at Crystal Gardens in Southgate, raised almost $80,000 for the organization.
Zaman Founder and CEO Najah Bazzy named Hometown Health Hero by state’s public health leaders
May 11, 2017
The Michigan Public Health Partnership has given Zaman Founder and CEO Najah Bazzy a 2017 Hometown Health Hero Award for her efforts to protect and improve community health. Hometown Hero Awards are...
Hope for Humanity Center Roof Fund
May 05, 2017
Zaman launches a fundraising campaign for critical roof repairs.
NBC's Today profiles Zaman staffer bridging cultures and faiths with food
Apr 28, 2017
Amanda Saab, director of Zaman's Culinary Arts Program, was featured by NBC's Today show this month for using her passion for cooking to break barriers and foster friendships.
Henry Ford College recognizes Zaman CEO Najah Bazzy
Apr 12, 2017
Bazzy was awarded the 2017 Gene L. Brazell Community Role Model Award, a distinction bestowed each year by HFC’s Focus on Women.
Zaman International releases 2016 annual report, "Navigating Growth"
Mar 22, 2017
Zaman has shared highlights from 2016 in a new annual report describing the "blessings and challenges" of rapid expansion.
Zaman helps bring clean water to thousands displaced in Somalia
Feb 07, 2017
Some 3,000 internally displaced persons (IDP) in the Middle Shebelle Region of Somalia have access to safe, clean drinking water thanks to a well rehabilitation project supported by Zaman...
Lebanese Student Associations direct annual gala proceeds to Zaman International
Feb 01, 2017
Lebanese Student Associations from five regional universities have given Zaman International $1,000 to support its work with vulnerable women and children.
Zaman International partners with Gleaners Community Food Bank to feed hungry
Jan 11, 2017
Gleaners Community Food Bank recently named Inkster-based Zaman International an official food pantry partner, a designation that will significantly bolster Zaman’s impact as a provider of...
M.S.W. turned MasterChef contender leads Bayt Al-Zahra, culinary arts programs
Dec 29, 2016
Dearborn native Amanda Saab, a master’s-level social worker and cooking enthusiast whose recipe blog “Amanda’s Plate” ( helped land her a spot on...
Aleppo: Urgent Humanitarian Aid Required
Dec 20, 2016
Zaman International and the International Medical Corps are working together to provide critical goods and services to those leaving Aleppo.
Zaman International gives girls in Afghanistan clean water, education
Dec 19, 2016
Roughly 2,500 girls and school staff in rural Afghanistan have received access to clean and safe water with the help of a $6,000 grant provided by Zaman International to International Medical Corps.
Najah Bazzy receives ADC’s Hala Salaam Maksoud Leadership Award
Dec 08, 2016
The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) has award its 2016 Hala Salaam Maksoud Leadership award to Zaman International CEO and founder Najah Bazzy.
7th Annual Hope For Humanity Run Walk Picnic breaks attendance, fundraising records
Oct 18, 2016
A record 800 supporters of Zaman International came to Dearborn’s Ford Field Park on Sept. 24, raising $35,000.
National Book Fund gives Zaman $2,000 in adult literacy curriculum materials
Aug 25, 2016
ProLiteracy’s National Book Fund has given Zaman International’s adult literacy program $2,000 to acquire new materials from New Readers Press. The publishing division of ProLiteracy...
Zaman literacy program gets a bounty of books from Dearborn School District
Aug 22, 2016
Dearborn School District’s Adult & Community Education has donated more than 300 books to Zaman International’s new adult literacy program – a gift that will significantly enhance...
Zaman youth attend free STEM camps at Oakland University
Aug 18, 2016
Oakland University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science (SECS) this month treated nearly three-dozen Zaman youth to a week-long “STEM” immersion experience introducing...
Zaman International wins 2016 Better World Books literacy grant
Jul 21, 2016
Zaman International has received $5,000 from Better World Books to provide vocational training and literacy instruction through its Building Ongoing Opportunities for Skills Training (BOOST...
Zaman International aids victims of River Rouge house fire
Jun 07, 2016
A mother and daughter who lost their River Rouge home and all of their possessions in a devastating house fire have received food, clothing, and home furnishings from Zaman International as they...
Detroit Metro schools help Zaman give help, hope to residents
May 24, 2016
Students around Southeast Michigan have helped Zaman International provide food, water, clothing, and other household essentials to dozens of needy families this spring through school-based drives...
Zaman helps U.S. government efforts to promote international exchange and education in Detroit
Apr 26, 2016
As a host to foreign delegations visiting Detroit, Zaman International is helping policymakers, professionals, community leaders, activists, and other change agents from around the world learn from...
Brides To Be Shows, Zaman International sell gowns for a good cause at May trade show
Apr 08, 2016
Metro Detroiters who missed Zaman International’s “Gowns For Good” fundraiser in October will have a second chance to buy deeply discounted designer dresses at a spring trade show...
Zaman transports safe drinking water to Flint residents
Feb 15, 2016
Zaman International this week assisted relief efforts in Flint by driving 120 cases of bottled water to the city, which is suffering from one of the nation’s worst public health crises.
Zaman Detroit Run Team spreads the word about Zaman’s work
Feb 09, 2016
“Ask me about Zaman.” Each week, dozens of Southeast Michigan runners hit the region’s streets, footpaths, and race routes with this simple phrase emblazoned on the back of their...
Zaman International funding brings relief to communities in Somalia, Palestine
Feb 03, 2016
Relief projects funded by Zaman International to provide safe drinking water in Somalia and psychosocial support in Palestine have helped nearly 20,000 people, according to progress reports issued...
Zaman’s new vocational sewing and literacy program gets a “boost” from CFSEM grant
Jan 27, 2016
The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan (CFSEM) has given Zaman International $60,000 to help launch a vocational sewing and literacy program for economically disadvantaged women in...
Syrian Refugees to get Essential Needs Assistance
Oct 19, 2015
Syrian refugees arriving in Metropolitan Detroit will get vital assistance with food, baby supplies, and household goods from Zaman International, which has launched a major donation drive in response...
Gowns for Good Bridal Boutique Saturday & Sunday, October 17 & 18
Oct 15, 2015
Two-day sale 10am to 4pm, while gowns last. Located at The Hope for Humanity Center at 26091 Trowbridge in Inkster.
Community Dinner Highlights
May 29, 2015
This year's community Iftar dinner was a great success, with over 460 community members in attendance.
A Successful Mother's Day Event
May 09, 2015
Thank you to the 400 wonderful ladies that came out in support of our Anchoring Hope Mother's Day brunch on May 9th. It was great to be amongst our most valuable supporters.
Zaman Offers Multiple Services to Families
Dec 19, 2014
Zaman International's New Hope for Humanity Center offers multiple services to women and their children, locally and beyond.
Zaman Plans New Center
Jun 25, 2014
Zaman International plans new center outside of Dearborn.
Zaman to Consolidate Locations
Jun 24, 2014
Nonprofit dedicated to women and children, Zaman International, will consolidate locations at new Inkster site
Zaman's New Home: The Hope for Humanity Center
Jun 19, 2014
Announcing the New Hope for Humanity Center. As Zaman approach our 10 year anniversary, the Hope for Humanity Center will allow us to better serve the community.
Building Hope Community Dinner July 5th, 2014
Jun 18, 2014
Iftar Dinner and Fundraiser for Zaman's New Home! Let's build hope!
A Successful 6th Annual Women's Day Brunch!
May 10, 2014
Honoring Women in all their roles!
Zaman Spring Clothing Drive
Apr 21, 2014
Please help others by contributing to the Zaman International Spring Clothing Drive April 25 from 8-10pm.
Celebrating 10 Years
Apr 08, 2014
Celebrating 10 years of strengthening Hope for Humanity (2004-2014).
Join the HUNGER HURTS Campaign
Oct 24, 2013
Join us in our efforts to help people in crisis by placing our donation cans in your home, business or school.
Kroger Teams with Zaman
Oct 24, 2013
Zaman is now participating in Kroger's Community Rewards program.
Walk4Humanity Recap
Oct 23, 2013
Plots for Tots
Sep 18, 2013
Program helps indigent families receive closure.
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