Atheists, Pastafarians Make News for… Our Generosity?!

I’ve mentioned before how atheists are atop the leaderboard at Kiva — a website that “allows people to lend money via the Internet to microfinance institutions in developing countries which in turn lend the money to small businesses…” It’s a wonderful charity. The 5,000+ members of the Atheists, Agnostics, Skeptics, Freethinkers, Secular Humanists and the [Read More...]

Atheist Charity: Food for Banned Books

I love this idea from Joel Guttormson and the Metro State Atheists in Colorado. They’re running a charity event called Food for Freethought 2009. Given the existing goals of Metro State Atheists, it is only natural that we would attempt to help the hungry by promoting freethought, freedom of expression, and free inquiry. With the [Read More...]

The Generous Atheist Was Homeless

Richard Leroy Walters died a couple of years ago, leaving behind $4,000,000. Per his wishes, the money was divided between NPR, a Catholic mission in Phoenix, and several other non-profits. Despite his wealth, Walters didn’t own a car. Or a home. [Friend Rita] Belle knew him as a very well-informed man who could fix her [Read More...]

Christian Company Receives Brilliant Smackdown from a Polite Atheist

Dale McGowan‘s working on a website for Foundation Beyond Belief, an organization that will focus on humanist generosity and allow for charitable giving from atheists. One web design firm Dale looked into sent him this letter in response to his inquiry: Hi Dale, I appreciate the time you took to fill out our website questionnaire. [Read More...]

Finding a Wallet on the Ground…

The story in a nutshell: “Bob” finds a wallet on the ground. He looks at the license and finds the address. “Bob” returns the wallet to its rightful owner. No money is missing. The owner is stunned… and thankful. The owner tells his wife. Now, both are thankful. Praise God they say. A child comes [Read More...]


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