PRINCIPLES OF ZAKAH, SADAQAH AND OTHER CHARITY
In zakah and other charities, one should take extra precaution in five matters:
1. Give in secrecy – A hadith sharîf states “Verily, giving charity in secret extinguishes the anger of Allâh Ta’ala.” The Muslim who spends with his right hand in such a manner that his left hand does not know what it (the right hand) spent, will be among one of the seven groups of people whom Allâh Ta’ala will grant shade on the day when there will be no shade but His.
Allâh Ta’ala states,” And if you conceal it, … Read the rest