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…]

Greensboro Atheists Adopt and Clean a Highway

The Greensboro Atheist Organization adopted a highway recently, and the work they’re doing to keep the highway clean is just pretty damn cool and deserves some positive attention. Calvin Spealman, the co founder of the GAO, spent his morning climbing into ditches and digging out the nastiest of debris including condoms, a crack pipe, and [Read More…]

Atheists Helping the Homeless (#16)

Joe Zamecki and fellow atheists in Austin, Texas have been helping the homeless frequently over the past couple years and tomorrow is their 16th such giveaway. It’ll take place at 8:00 a.m. and all the details can be found here. Joe gave me a few more details in an email: We’ll have multiple birthday cakes [Read More…]