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Should zakaat al-fitr be given to one person, or distributed among several?

Question

Is zakaat al-fitr for one person and cannot be distributed among several?.

Answer

Praise be to Allah.

Praise be to Allaah.

It is permissible to give zakaat al-fitr on behalf of one person to one person, and it is also permissible to distribute it among a number of people. 

And Allaah is the Source of strength. 

Source: Standing Committee for Academic Research and Issuing Fatwas, Fatwa no. 1204