Muharram is significant because Allah SWT designated it as one of the four sacred months of the Islamic year and in it lies the Day of Ashura. It is also a month of great Islamic history as the Battle of Karbala occurred during this month.
It is encouraged to refrain from wrongful actions during the month of Muharram, and maximize on good deeds such as fasting, giving charity and engaging in abundant Thikr. This is a month during which both good and bad deeds weigh heavier on the scale, as such, we should try our best to follow the noble teachings of the Quran and reflect on the Sunnah of the Messenger (saw).
Although there is no specific recommendation to pay your Zakat in Muharram, during the times of the Prophet (saw), Zakat was collected from the Ummah on the 1st of Muharram. Many Muslims around the world still choose to give their Zakat in Muharram or Ramadan as these are the blessed months where the reward of performing good deeds is more.
In this Sacred Month of Allah, give your Zakat and Sadaqah and help relieve the sufferings of the poor and needy around the world. There are millions globally who are in urgent need of food, water, shelter and medical care and your donations to the Muharram appeal will help us deliver aid to suffering families.