Humanity at Work · Compassionate Humanists supporting charities worldwide

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  • Highlights 4 carefully vetted charities per quarter in the areas of Poverty and Health, Education, Human Rights, and Natural World.

  • Service Corps volunteers save lives and fight for gender equality by supporting local human rights organizations in Ghana’s Northern Region.

  • Our Beyond Belief Network is a collective of organizations putting compassionate humanism into action through community volunteering and charitable fundraising. 

  • The hosts of our official podcast travel the country telling stories of life-changing events, expanding our horizons and our compassion.

We are Humanism at Work

Foundation Beyond Belief is a humanist charity that promotes secular volunteering and responsible charitable giving. Guided by the principles of secular humanism, our mission is to:

  • Unite the humanist community in volunteering and charitable efforts.

  • Advocate for compassionate action throughout the world.

We forward our mission through our programs: Grants, Disaster Recovery, Service Corps, and Volunteer Network.

Inside FBB: Latest News

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We've recently highlighted some of our BBN teams in South Texas who have been working even harder than usual to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey, but let's get up-to-speed with what everyone was up to in July.



Due to the urgency of need surrounding Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, we've been remiss in recognizing our Beyond Belief Network partners. It's time to catch up, because we're so grateful for the good work the people in these teams do every month.

We're happy to announce our July Picture of the Month award goes to Central Ohio United Non-Theists, or COUNT!



In July, we announced that EcoViva would receive our 2017 Compassionate Impact Grant to support their community-based approach to mangrove restoration and preservation in El Salvador. The team at Foundation Beyond Belief was persuaded not just by EcoViva's data-driven approach and careful project design, but also by the importance of mangrove ecosystems, which are disappearing three to five times faster than the rate of global forest loss and which sequester three to five times more carbon than rainforests. Let's take a closer look at the value of these vital ecosystems!



Humanist Disaster Recovery is now raising funds to assist those most in need in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. This storm surpassed all rainfall predictions, and according to the University of Wisconsin - Madison CIMSS, was a thousand year storm. South Texas has had three five-hundred-year flooding events in the last three years, including Harvey.

Harvey dropped about 27 trillion gallons of rainwater over Texas and Louisiana over the course of just six days. In South Texas, Harvey dumped 51 inches of rain, a record for landfalling tropical systems in the lower 48 states. To put that number in perspective, typically Houston gets an average of 49.77 inches of rainfall in a whole year.



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