A Mea Culpa

[Hemant's note: This message from Foundation Beyond Belief Executive Director Dale McGowan comes as a result of the discussion thread that took place here. A version of this message is being cross-posted at the Foundation Beyond Belief website. I've inserted a hyperlink to a previous post into Dale's message for reference purposes.] Foundation Beyond Belief [Read More...]

Giving Atheist Money to a Charity That Works with Churches

The Foundation Beyond Belief — a charity organization aimed at non-theistic donors — recently released their latest list of beneficiaries. (Full disclosure: I’m on their board.) Animal Protection: Animal Welfare Institute “Big Bang”: The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Foundation Child Welfare: Camfed USA (the Campaign for Female Education) Education: Vidnyanvahini Environment: Center for Biological Diversity Health: [Read More...]

Metro State Atheists Get Press for Food Drive

The Metro State Atheists in Colorado recently held a Food for Freethought drive in which people gave them non-perishable foods (to be donated) in exchange for banned books. The Denver Post‘s Electa Draper wrote an excellent article about the event: It’s not enough that a national survey released Tuesday found atheists were the highest-scoring group [Read More...]

The Success of a ‘Stone-a-Heathen’ Fundraiser

(Hemant’s note: This is a guest post by Kelley Freeman. She’s a sophomore Art major/Russian minor at the University of South Carolina who can crochet like a fiend. She is currently the co-humanist outreach director for the Pastafarians at USC.) On September 30th, the Pastafarians at USC hosted our first huge fundraiser: Stone-A-Heathen. We partnered [Read More...]

Support Girls’ Education in Namibia

Reader Greg is an atheist working for the Peace Corps, teaching math and physical science at a girls’ school in Namibia. Besides his in-class work, he’s also spreading the message to his colleagues and community members that it’s possible to be a non-Christian who does good deeds — an important statement to make in a [Read More...]


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