June Beyond Belief Network Roundup!

We just finished rounding up reports from BBN volunteer teams for the month of June! Recognitions Please welcome one the latest BBN Team, Humanists of Tallahassee! Team of the Month for June goes to Fellowship of Freethought-Dallas. After postponing in-person events for 16 months, these volunteers returned to serving meals at the Ewing House: a…

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It Takes a Village

This blog entry comes to us from Atheists of Polk County, a Florida-based volunteer group that is part of the Beyond Belief Network: is a collective of nonreligious clubs putting compassionate humanism into action through community service. On an otherwise nondescript Saturday morning in April, a text from Kathy Dobson (a fairly new friend and…

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Announcing the Winners of the 2020-21 Heart of Humanism Awards!

FBB gives the annual Heart of Humanism awards to recognize sterling service from Beyond Belief Network (BBN) teams, as well as individuals who make extraordinary contributions to compassionate humanism. 2020 presented enormous challenges to humanists striving to making an impact in their communities. We faced dual obstacles: heightened need and unprecedented changes to how we…

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What keeps food security volunteers going in Florida?

Food insecurity is a tough crisis to face. What keeps front-line volunteers going? What can concerned people do, and why should they do it? And just how worth it is it, really? To answer some of these questions, we’re interviewing members of the five rockstar Beyond Belief Network teams receiving grants through our Food Security…

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Hurricane Season To Exacerbate Food Insecurity

June 1 marked the official start of hurricane season. When hurricanes hit they can demolish homes, devastate communities and displace people. In most cases electricity is cut, and keeping food fresh is impossible. Food insecurity is a significant dilemma that always emanates in the event of a disaster like a hurricane. An estimated seven million…

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May Beyond Belief Network Roundup!

We just finished rounding up reports from BBN volunteer teams for the month of May — including what teams reported for Secular Week of Action! Let’s check it out…

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Beyond Belief Network Roundup and Recognitions!

We just finished rounding up reports from our volunteer teams for the month of April! Humanists and other compassionate people in our network held 31 events — 711 volunteer hours total!   Recognitions First off: welcome back Atheists of Florida! This Tampa Bay area team jumped back into the game during Secular Week of Action…

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Food Insecurity Rising Rapidly: Who Is Being Affected?

Food insecurity is defined as the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food to live an active, healthy lifestyle. It might mean that sometimes you have enough food and sometimes you have healthy food but rarely do you have enough healthy food. Food insecurity is at the worst…

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Beyond Belief Network – Food Security Project

Food Security Project Donate About The Food Security Project The Food Security Project is a program under BBN, which was launched in May 2021. The Food Security Project was designed in order to address food insecurity through localized efforts and widespread impact. Food insecurity is described as “a lack of consistent access to enough food for…

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Announcing the Beyond Belief Network Food Security Project!

FBB is thrilled to announce the launch of the pilot program for our brand-new Beyond Belief Network Food Security Project. We’re inviting five powerhouse Beyond Belief Network (BBN) volunteer teams involved in food distribution and giveaway operations to receive monthly grants supporting their work: Austin Atheists Helping the Homeless Atheists United Atheist Community of Polk…

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