Help Us Pick Worthwhile Charities to Donate To

The Foundation Beyond Belief (which I am on the board of) is an organization that encourages non-religious people to give to charity. In fact, we support a variety of charity categories: Health Poverty Environment Education Peace Child Welfare Human Rights Freedom of Expression Animal Protection A featured small charity One of the most difficult (yet [Read More...]

Atheists Help the Homeless (#10)

Joe Zamecki and fellow atheists in Austin, Texas have been helping the homeless several times over the past year — yesterday was their 10th such giveaway: I love it when they do this. It’s a helpful, easy-to-do program that any group can copy. If you want to help them continue with this project, feel free [Read More...]

Secular Coalition for America Receives Major Gift

You hear about major, organization-changing donations — over $100,000 in my mind — in the religious world all the time. But it’s not as common in the atheist world. The largest amount I’ve ever seen given to a nontheist group is philanthropist Lou Appignani‘s $1,000,000 matching offer to the American Humanist Association in 2008. If [Read More...]

Help Women for Women

Today is Taisha McFall‘s birthday! (She’s the inventor of this little doohickey.) In lieu of gifts, she’s asking for donations for Women for Women: Women for Women is a non-profit organization that provides women is war-torn lands the opportunity to NOT be raped everyday by soldiers and family members, NOT starve to death because they [Read More...]

What, We Can’t Be Handsome Atheists?

Joel got a note from his grandmother. (A damn near illegible note.) She cannot believe he’s an atheist: Dear Joel, I have heard that you say you’re an athesis [sic]. I don’t believe that because you have so many Christian qualities. You are honest, loyal, kind and giving — not to mention handsome and extremely [Read More...]


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