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In order for The Night Ministry, our third-quarter Challenge the Gap beneficiary, to provide housing, health care and support to Chicago community members struggling with poverty and homelessness, they require a dedicated team of staff and volunteers. Two members of this team are Cammeo Medici and Ellen Rosenwinkel. Both started with The Night Ministry on the Health Outreach Bus, which “offers medical exams, treatment and HIV testing as well as coffee, conversation and a sense of community.” Medici and Rosenwinkel continue to work on the Health Outreach Bus as bilingual health care/hospitality volunteers and are also members of The Night Ministry’s Associate Board.   The Health Outreach Bus travels to six neighborhoods, four nights per week. For those with limited ...

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Our first annual Humanism at Work conference has drawn to a close. For our final day, we had a collection of inspired and inspiring speakers who shared their visions about humanist service and community. For more pictures and updates, check out our Twitter feed. To read a summary of July 19 speakers, click here. Greta Christina got us started this morning with a talk about the importance of coming out atheist. Greta gave three main reasons for why we should come out atheist: Coming out makes our own lives better, so we are more able to contribute to our community; coming out helps build the freethought community, letting us create structured organizations that encourage charity and volunteer service; and coming ...

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The fantastic @hemley Gonzalez and his work and org @humanistcharity makes him the Heart of Humanism #FBBCon14 pic.twitter.com/Fqo2Lxd5fI — Found Beyond Belief (@FoundBB) July 20, 2014 Foundation Beyond Belief is thrilled to announce the winners of our second annual Heart of Humanism Awards. This year’s awards recognize individuals who made extraordinary contributions to compassionate humanism and the outstanding community service of local Beyond Belief Network teams in 2013. The awards were presented at the Heart of Humanism Awards dinner, July 19 at the Humanism at Work conference in Chicago. Heart of Humanism Award 2014 Hemley Gonzalez For Outstanding Contributions to Compassionate Humanism Humanist Visionary Award 2014 Conor Robinson For Envisioning Global Humanist Service Humanist Innovator Award 2014 Seráh Blain For ...

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Welcome to Volunteers Beyond Belief, a network of local freethought organizations putting compassionate humanism into action through community volunteering in 22 U.S. cities.

The national organization assists local teams in finding volunteer opportunities and in committing to a regular schedule of volunteer events, making hands-on volunteering a major part of their groups' activity and identity.

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