al-Masjid al-Awwal (First Muslim Mosque of Pittsburgh) is a tax-exempt public charity registered with the federal government. Donors can deduct contributions they make to 1MM under IRC Section 170. Our Employer ID number is: 82-3825300.

After the aid of Allaah, we rely solely on Sadaqah (charitable) contributions from the community. We do not accept donations from anyone connected to organizations which misrepresent Islam including, but not limited to ISIS, Al Qaeda, the so-called “Muslim Brotherhood” and their offshoots.

Donate using the PayPal or CashApp features below, or by sending your check/money order, payable to First Muslim Mosque, to:

First Muslim Mosque
PO Box 53089
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

PayPal ID:



Bank Name: Citizens Bank

Routing Number: 036076150

Account Number: 6101361202

Note: Recipient’s name may say “Bernard Brooks” instead of “First Muslim Mosque”. Rest assured that your donation is going directly to 1MM and not to any individual’s account. This is an unfortunate Zelle stipulation that requires transactions be sent via legal names and not business names.

Regarding Zakaat ul Maal

Zakaat monies may not be used for general maintenance of the masjid. If you would like our assistance in discharging zakaat monies to legitimate recepients, you must clearly indicate that when submitting your amount. You can do so in an accompanying note mailed with your check or in the message field when sending a donation via PayPal. For any questions or assistance, email