Praise be to Allaah.
It is proven that the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah
be upon him) said: “Whoever gives food to a fasting person with which to
break his fast will have a reward like his without detracting from the
reward of the fasting person in the slightest.”
Narrated by al-Tirmidhi, 807
What is meant by the fasting person here is any Muslim who is
fasting, especially those who are deserving of charity, such as the poor,
needy, and wayfarers. This is similar to the words of the Prophet (blessings
and peace of Allah be upon him): “Whoever equips a fighter for the sake of
Allah has gone out on campaign (i.e., will have the reward of going out on
Narrated by al-Bukhaari, 2843.
And Allah is the source of strength. May Allah send blessings
and peace upon our Prophet Muhammad and his family and Companions. End quote
Standing Committee fir Academic Research and Issuing Fatwas
Fataawa al-Lajnah al-Daa’imah
(vol. 2), 9/33
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And Allah knows best.