It is reported that Hammâd b. Abî Sulaymân was a wealthy man, he used to provide iftâr (meal to end the fast) for five hundred people in Ramadân, and would give each of them one hundred dirham after ‘Eid.

It is also reported that he used to provide iftâr for fifty poor people a day in Ramadân, and on the eve of ‘Eid he would give each of them clothes to wear.

Al-Dhahabî, Siyar A’lâm Al-Nubalâ`, in his biography of Hammâd b. Abî Sulaymân.