The Friends of Charities Association (FOCA) is composed of faith-based charities that seek to engage in a dialogue with US policy makers, law enforcement officials, opinion leaders, the media and non-profit groups to develop mutual understanding and accountability and to provide a unified platform to maintain educational, humanitarian and social services toward expression of compassion, peace and non-violence.
New Side-by-Side Gaza Flotilla Timeline Report Discredits Israeli Version of Events
October 7, 2010
FOCA Urges Obama to Keep Promise: Need for Reform in Charity Laws Highlighted in Letter
May 13, 2010
Past Press Releases...
International Islamic Relief Organization of Saudi Arabia Celebrates World Health Day,
April 9 2011
Experts at Fear Mongering,
November 16 2010
The Second Conference for the Lawyers of the Victims of the Freedom Flotilla, Doha,
Oct 23-24 2010
FOCA Mission Statement
The Friends of Charities Association (FOCA) advocates for the rights of Islamic charities throughout the world, promotes ties with civil society groups and supports the reform of global security laws and policies that impact charities of all types. Since its founding in 2004 FOCA has established itself as a source of reliable information about Islamic charities and informed analysis on how policies that impact them can be improved in ways that will enhance security while protecting the charitable duty. The organization promotes transparency and best practices among its members and works with groups such as the Charity & Security Network to achieve common objectives.
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