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  • DC Central Kitchen

    Working for a more equitable and just world.

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    Working to protect and preserve the environment, ecosystems, and the diversity of life on Earth.

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  • Artists for Humanity

    Dedicated to improving access for all to the best of human knowledge.

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  • Community Change, Inc.

    Improving the conditions of human life for those living on the margins.

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  • World Faith

    Our CHALLENGE THE GAP program seeks common ground between religious and nonreligious worldviews.

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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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The first Humanist Service Corps team has officially begun its yearlong service commitment! HSC volunteers arrived in Baltimore for training on Saturday, spoke at the Baltimore Ethical Society (BES) on Sunday, and will depart for Ghana tomorrow. After a month of language and culture training, HSC volunteers will begin collaborating with a Ghanaian women’s rights group, Songtaba, to increase access to education, healthcare, jobs, and adequate nutrition in the Northern Region of Ghana. Even though Ghana overall has achieved success in reducing poverty and increasing literacy, the drought-prone North offers far fewer economic opportunities and experiences poverty and illiteracy rates at double the national average. In such an environment, accusations of witchcraft are an effective method for ostracizing non-conforming women. Widows, ...

By Conor Robinson, Director of Humanist Service Corps

This weekend is the three-day Gateway to Reason conference in St. Louis! Included in the amazing list of speakers is Foundation Beyond Belief's own Humanist Disaster Recovery Teams Development Coordinator Rebecca Vitsmun. Many remember Rebecca coming out of her atheist closet on live national television after saving her and her son’s lives from a tornado that destroyed her home. Shortly after, while standing in the rubble of her home and being proselytized to by volunteers, Rebecca made the decision to find a humanist disaster recovery team to become involved with, only to discover none existed. She has teamed up with Foundation Beyond Belief to use her award-winning background in volunteer coordination to develop our HDR Teams program.  While Rebecca will ...

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SOIL was deeply honored to be chosen as a Q3 2014 Poverty and Health beneficiary. Here at SOIL we are developing sanitation businesses that fight poverty and improve public health in Haiti. In addition to Foundation Beyond Belief's previous report on our progress, the $11,095 grant from FBB this past fall helped SOIL to expand some of our most critical programs in Haiti. Here’s a short summary of some of the accomplishments that SOIL achieved over the past six months with the support of FBB: Expanding Access to Household Level Sanitation SOIL is working to prove that it is possible to affordably and sustainably provide sanitation services even in the world’s most impoverished and water-scarce communities. Over the past six months, SOIL ...

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SOIL was deeply honored to be chosen as a Q3 2014 Poverty and Health beneficiary. Here at SOIL we are developing sanitation businesses that fight poverty. Read more...

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In previous posts we have mentioned the plans of our compassionate impact grant recipient, Starfish, to open an impact school for middle- and high school-aged. Read more...

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