About Us

About us

  • Founded in 2005 On the Principal:

    "They feed with food--despite their own desire for it-- the indigent, and the orphan and the captive (saying): ‘We feed you purely for the sake of God. We desire no reward from you, nor thankfulness." - (Surah al-Insan 8-9)
  • Vision Statement

    Helping Hand for Relief And Development (HHRD) as a Leader in Empowering lives, creating opportunities and strengthening the bond of humanity.

  • Mission Statement

    HHRD is committed to serve humanity by integrating resources for people in need. We strive to provide immediate response in disasters, and effective Programs in places of suffering, for the pleasure of Allah.

  • Who we are

    HHRD is a global humanitarian relief and development organization responding to human sufferings in emergency and disaster situations around the world. In addition to our emergency relief efforts in natural or man-made disasters, we also work on long term relief and development programs.

  • HHRD Serves

    HHRD was established to fulfill our responsibility towards humanity regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, class, location, religion, color, cultural diversity and social background, with a special focus in countries where the majority of the population lives below the poverty line.

  • HHRD Works

    HHRD works globally with special focus in countries where the majority of the population is living below the poverty line. Our partners range from small community support groups to national alliances and international relief organizations.

  • HHRD Partners

    HHRD programs and projects are mainly funded by individual donors like you. HHRD institutional donors include Department for International Development (DFID), World Food Programme (WFP), World Health Organization (WHO), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), UNESCO, Asia Foundation, Qatar Charity, and more. Our Matching Gift Partners include major corporations like Microsoft, Cisco, PepsiCo, Dell, etc. For the complete list Please click here

  • Core Values

    • Mutual Respect: Recognize the innate worth of all people and the value of diversity
    • Equity and Justice: Work to ensure equal opportunity to everyone, irrespective of race, gender, color, class, ethnicity, disability and location
    • Care for All: Provide care for vulnerable groups; orphans, widows and elderly people
    • Honesty and Transparency: Being accountable at all levels for the effectiveness of our actions and open in our judgments and communications with others.
    • Self Respect: To help the poor without humiliating.
    • Solidarity with the Poor: Powerless and excluded will be the only bias in our commitment to the fight against poverty.

Board of Trustees

  • Dr. Mohsin Ansari

  • Br. Umar Beig

  • Br. Mustafa White

  • Dr. Shahid Mansoor

  • Imam Latif Azom

  • Dr. Mohammad Yunus

  • Sister Kishwar Husain

  • Sister Sumaira Afzal

  • Br. Adnan Tafsir

  • Br. Tayyab Shaheen

  • Br. Masood Abdali

  • Br. Aleem Uddin


Management Team

  • Br. Javaid Siddiqi

    Acting CEO/Chief Operating Officer
  • ILyas Choudry

    Vice President/Director Programs
  • Irfan Khurshid

    Advisor for International Programs
  • Nuzhat Jawed

    Director Human Resources
  • Nadia Zeeshan

    Director In-kind Gifts
  • Asif Khan

    Public outreach & Government Liaison
  • Hafiz Amjad Saeed

    Program Manager
  • Mariya Nadeem

    Chief Marketing Officer
  • Fareed Nawaz

    Chief Information Officer
  • Sohaib Zamir

    Chief Technical Officer
  • Farooq Haque

    Chief Financial Officer
  • Sarwat Ijaz

    Donor Care

Regional Coordinators

  • Humayun Kabeer

    US East Zone Manager
  • Sh. Abdirahman Kariye

    US West Zone Manager
  • Rehan Ahmed

    US Central Zone Manager
  • Muhammad Hussain

    New Jersey
  • Gul Siddiqi

  • Saad Ansari

    Houston, TX
  • Koukab S Syed

    Dallas, TX
  • Rafi Hussaini

  • Naveed Ahmed

  • Adil Sheikh

    New York-South
  • Mohammad Arif

    New York-North
  • Shireen Khan

  • Karim Hakim

  • Syed Yousuf

  • Mirza Krndic

  • Mushtaq Saleemi

  • Talha Javed

    South & North Carolina

HHRD Recognized Amongst Top Zakat Charity

HHRD�s philanthropic programs have not gone unnoticed, we are ranked among the top-rated Zakat Eligible Charity in the USA. HHRD received an overall score of 98.23 out of 100, reflecting the trust HHRD has earned with US based donors

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