A Baptist-Run Children’s Charity Rejected a Donation of Over $20,000 Because It Came from Atheists

In the most bizarre act I’ve ever seen from a charitable organization, the Murrow Indian Children’s Home has rejected more than $20,000 in donations because it was raised by atheists. Matt Wilbourn, the atheist who began the fundraiser, says the money will go to Camp Quest Oklahoma… except for $5,000, which he plans to get to those children in the Murrow home, even if he has to do it anonymously.

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A Religious Charity in Oklahoma Says It’ll Reject All Money Raised By a Local Atheist On Principle

After a Baptist-run charity in Oklahoma refused to accept $100 from Matt Wilbourn on behalf of his atheist group, he decided to raise even more just to see how much money they would willingly reject. Their stubbornness knows no bounds. The fundraiser has crossed the $11,500 mark, yet a leader of the charity said they were going to refuse any money from Matt on principle.

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An Oklahoma Charity Rejected an Atheist’s Donation, So He’s Raising More Until They Say Yes

Matt Wilbourn, an atheist living in Muskogee, Oklahoma, tried donating $100 to a home for local children (many of whom are orphans), but his money was rejected by the organization after they learned his contribution was made on behalf of a local atheist organization.

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Atheists Are Raising Funds to Help Flood Victims in Louisiana. Please Consider Chipping In!

You may have heard that Louisiana is suffering from massive flooding. 40,000 homes have been damaged. 8,000 people are in emergency shelters. Nearly a dozen people have died. And it’s not over yet. Foundation Beyond Belief is now calling on atheists to chip in to help the victims of this natural disaster:

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Minnesota Atheist Explains How the “Mr. Paul Aints” Promotion Got Started

For the past few years, the Minnesota Atheists have taken over a minor league baseball team for a single night, turning the St. Paul Saints into the “Mr. Paul Aints.” It’s hilarious — and a great fundraiser for charity. The Twin Cities Public Television show Almanac did a segment last week with Eric Jayne, the man who once ran the atheist group and got this promotion started.

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