Amarillo Atheists Adopt a Highway

It’s hard being an atheist in Amarillo, Texas. But a group of freethinkers are trying to do some helpful community service in the area. Following in the footsteps of the Greensboro Atheist Organization, members of the Freethought Oasis group have adopted a highway! We’ve adopted a two-mile stretch of FM 1541 (South Washington), beginning about [Read More…]

Campus Group Gets Attention By Offering to Go to Church

Tiffany Ewigleben is one of the leaders of CFI@GRCC (Grand Rapids Community College). Earlier this year, the school held a “Club Day” where different student organizations could promote themselves. On short notice, and with a chance to win $200 on the line, Tiffany’s group decided to get students’ attention by making a special offer: Send [Read More…]

Foundation Beyond Belief Chooses Replacement Beneficiary

After the Soulforce debacle, Foundation Beyond Belief has a new beneficiary in our Human Rights category: We are pleased to announce that MARRIAGE EQUALITY USA has been selected as our new beneficiary in the Human Rights category for 4th quarter 2010. MEUSA is a U.S. national organization dedicated to securing the legal recognition of same-sex [Read More…]

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…]