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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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Some may remember Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) as Foundation Beyond Belief’s first Compassionate Impact Grant beneficiary. Today, DSNI remains an innovative organization focused on raising the quality of life and lifting families out of poverty in a single area of South Boston. They started 30 years ago as a grassroots collaborative, and eventually built an evidence-based urban renewal model so effective that it has drawn federal programmatic support, is studied in urban planning graduate programs, and serves as a model for similar projects around the U.S. Since Foundation Beyond Belief last reported on DSNI, they have undergone a change in leadership. Their new Executive Director, Juan Leyton, joined DSNI this month and was chosen after an exhaustive search. His ...

By Elizabeth Minutello

Today is National Trauma Survivors Day, a day created to support those who have experienced a traumatic injury and their caregivers. The American Trauma Society is encouraging everyone to add a message to social media today to "create an unprecedented voice of compassion and solidarity." If you are interested in taking part in the social media campaign, they have created a sign that you may print out, personalize with words of inspiration, and photograph. Finally, upload your picture to Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook with #TraumaSurvivorsDay. Find more information about National Trauma Survivors Day and the American Trauma Society at their website. It is also the second anniversary of the EF5 tornado that ripped through Moore, OK. In just a few minutes, more than ...

By Kate Simonson

For the second year in a row, Austin Atheists Helping the Homeless (ATXAHH) was invited to speak with students enrolled in a Perspectives on Atheism class taught by Dr. Innes Mitchell at St. Edward's University. Although St. Edward’s is a private, Catholic University, not all its students hold religious beliefs. Some of the students in attendance said they identify as religious, some were agnostic and a student mentioned he’s always been an atheist but enrolled in the course to learn more about the history of Atheism. This year, ATXAHH volunteer Angelique Lugo was joined by Rev. Jim Rigby of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, a progressive Presbyterian church known for its inclusiveness and social activism. Each winter, St. Andrew’s opens its ...

By Austin Atheists Helping the Homeless

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