Help the Fresh Air Fund This Month

The Fresh Air Fund offers free summer vacations to children in low-income areas from New York City. It lets them enjoy the countryside and have a positive summer experience. The Fresh Air Fund is still looking for host families to house a child this month. If you live in the Northeast, it’s not too late [Read More...]

Help the Food for Banned Books Drive

I mentioned last week that the Metro State Atheists in Colorado were running a charity event called Food for Freethought 2009. You give them non-perishable foods (which will be donated), and they’ll give you a banned book! In order to make this happen, though, they need books. They now have a wish list up on [Read More...]

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...]


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