The Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) once told his wife: "Do not turn away a poor man, even if all you can give is half a date. If you love the poor and bring them near you, ALLAH will bring you near him on the Day of Resurrection.
Prophet Muhammad (may peace be upon him) said: The most excellent fast after Ramadan is God's month. al-muharram, and the most excellent prayer after what is prescribed is prayer during the night (Tahajjud). (Saheeh Al Muslim,Book Hadith