They Need Volunteers… but Atheists Need Not Apply

In Christchurch, New Zealand, the 0800 Hungry food bank delivers parcels to people who need it. That’s all well and good. But lately, they’ve been having problems with delivery: [Food bank manager Kerry Bensemann] said many of the 120 orders could not be delivered on Friday last week, and he had the same problem on [Read More...]

Would Atheists Donate Money to a Peace-Seeking Religious Organization?

Every three months, Foundation Beyond Belief picks charities in nine different categories and encourages atheists to donate money to them. Since we “opened shop” at the beginning of 2010, we’ve raised over $38,000. It’s really incredible the amount of support we’ve received from the Humanist community. This quarter, we asked ourselves a question: Would atheists [Read More...]

Foundation Beyond Belief Gives Away Over $20,000 During Second Quarter

Foundation Beyond Belief, a non-profit group I work with that encourages atheists to give to charities, just wrapped up its second quarter, and our members have outdone themselves. At the end of March, we were able to report that our beneficiaries received a total of $12,500. Now, at the end of June, we can say [Read More...]

Help Foundation Beyond Belief Reach Its Summer Goals

As I write this, nearly 500 people have donated nearly $25,000 to various charities, courtesy of Foundation Beyond Belief. You can help us get past those numbers. The New York Times article from last month really put the Foundation in the spotlight and the money we’re raising is really appreciated by the different beneficiaries. They’re [Read More...]

Skipping Sunday School: The Trailer

Jason and Ashley Henley are working on a documentary about parents who raise their children without religion. It’s called Skipping Sunday School and they just released a bit of what they’ve been working on — it looks fantastic. Many of the faces may be familiar to readers of this site — Roy Speckhardt of the [Read More...]


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