Atheist Fundraiser for Sandy Hook Families Gets Positive Coverage on NPR

Atheists Giving Aid is still raising money to help cover the costs of the funerals and counseling for the victims of the Newtown massacre and their families. They’ve raised $18,000 so far, but they’re hoping to get to $50,000:

Yesterday, NPR covered their efforts in a very encouraging piece. Have a listen below:

(Thanks to Andrew for the link!)

About Hemant Mehta

Hemant Mehta is the chair of Foundation Beyond Belief and a high school math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago. He began writing the Friendly Atheist blog in 2006. His latest book is called The Young Atheist's Survival Guide.

  • LesterBallard

    Yeah, but what about on TBN?

  • pagansister

    I heard the broadcast and was pleased.

  • ConureDelSol

    Am I the only one who misread that as “Atheists Giving AIDS”?

  • Keulan

    I really need to listen to NPR more often.