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  • Q2 Compassionate Impact Grant: Starfish

    FBB will combine all member donations for this quarter into one high-impact grant—the Compassionate Impact Grant. Our CIG beneficiary is Starfish!

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  • Humanist Disaster Recovery Drive: Nepal Earthquake

    On April 25th, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. The Capital and Kathmandu valley have faced the brunt of the impacts while an avalanche was triggered on Mount Everest. We are now raising funds to support the recovery efforts in Nepal.

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  • Announcing Humanist Disaster Recovery Teams

    Coming in spring 2015, our humanist disaster recovery program will aim to provide non-theists an avenue to assist impacted communities when disaster strikes.

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Foundation Beyond Belief recently received an update from Renu Sharma, President of Women's Foundation of Nepal, the beneficiary of our Humanist Disaster Recovery Drive follow the 7.8 magnitude earthquake on April 25, 2015. According to Sharma, they are currently supporting 700 people with food and shelter and have organized themselves into three units. They will deploy these teams to Sindhupalchowk (where 1,500 people were killed) Bhaktapur and Kavre districts. They are focused in distributing tarps/tents and building toilets. She said they are starting to see diarrhea. They are also looking into purchasing tin roofs because they are receiving requests for them from those impacted by the disaster. One of the benefits of tin roofs is that they able to be used long-term ...

By Kate Simonson

Our Beyond Belief Network Team Tri-State Freethinkers is looking for some help with their latest community service project, an accessible playground for all children. According to Tri-State Freethinkers, "North College Hill is a small city on the outskirts of Cincinnati. The public school has many disadvantaged students, 80% of whom qualify for free or reduced lunch. In some areas of town there aren't any safe or accessible playgrounds. There is a local effort to build a magnificent new playground for the students. The PTA has already received a $15,000 KaBOOM grant from Dr. Pepper/Snapple, but other donations have fallen short of the goal. The playground will be built on property that is owned by an organization that helps the blind. It will ...

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Starfish is Foundation Beyond Belief’s Compassionate Impact Grant beneficiary, a program in the Humanist Giving program that combines all member donations into one high-impact capacity-building grant. As with all FBB beneficiaries, Starfish was chosen based on compatibility with the FBB mission, program effectiveness and evaluation, an innovative approach to solving a problem and devising a strong long range capacity building program. You can use this guide for service event ideas to help Starfish’s goals.   Starfish’s Work Starfish is a powerful model of education and support focused within the native Mayan community in Guatemala. Throughout their history, they have a track record of empowering Girl Pioneers, increasing literacy in students and their parents, and encouraging traditional education and strong mentorship ...

By Elizabeth Minutello

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