FBB Launches Fundraising Drive to Honor Shooting Victims

FBB Launches Fundraising Drive to Honor Shooting Victims February 12, 2015

I’m very proud that the organization I work for, Foundation Beyond Belief, is trying to offer a positive response to the tragic murder of three young Muslims in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. We’re doing a fundraising drive for the Syrian-American Medical Society Foundation.

On February 10, three Muslim college students were tragically killed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina by a man who identifies as an atheist. Atheists and humanists around the world are condemning the horrific act that took the lives of Deah Shaddy Barakat (23), his wife Yusor Mohammad (21), and her sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha (19).

Deah Barakat was pursuing his doctorate in dentistry at UNC Chapel Hill and planned to travel to Syrian refugee camps this summer to perform emergency dentistry for refugee children through the Syrian American Medical Society Foundation (SAMS). At the time of his death, he was raising funds for SAMS to equip the teams in the refugee camps.

The atheist and humanist community is mounting a drive for SAMS in support of Deah’s vision. All donated funds will go directly to the Syrian American Medical Society Foundation to honor the lives and celebrate the memory of Deah, Yusor, and Razan. Please give generously.

To donate, click here. Thank you.


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