A Food Bank Indirectly Tells People to Stop Praying About Hunger and Give Them Donations Instead

So here’s what I *think* happened with the Alameda County Community Food Bank (in California). They’re not an atheist group by any means. But even they must know that praying to alleviate hunger isn’t helpful to anyone. Starving people don’t need your god’s help. They need something to eat. But the food bank, unlike all [Read More…]

Buckets & Bigotry, Children & Charity

For many, a new year often brings forth resolutions. Yes, I’ll admit, we did write some down in my family. Mostly because it’s fun to reminisce about the past year and brag be proud of how much we have accomplished… but also because we all have a “bucket list” and a new year seems as [Read More…]

Last Chance to Give to Foundation Beyond Belief This Year!

When you consider all the contributions people have given to the Foundation Beyond Belief via widgets, our website, and checks in the mail, we’re not far from reaching our goal of $15,000. As Dale McGowan writes: That’s really close to securing a quarter of the modest funding we need for 2012, which has me dancing [Read More…]

A New Year’s Resolution That Will Benefit Others

My friend Danielle and a couple of her colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania are working on a neat project called Resolution12. The idea is simple: Instead (or in addition to) making a resolution for yourself — lose weight, get healthier, etc. — make a resolution that’s more outwardly focused and that’s going to help [Read More…]

How Did the Second Harvest Food Bank Charity Drive Go?

Last month, I mentioned that the Atheists, Humanists, & Agnostics (AHA!) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison were in a (friendly) battle against Christian and Muslim groups on their campus in order to raise money for the (non-sectarian) Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin. Well, the results are in! Looks like a lot of readers [Read More…]


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