8 Insights From Our Open Discussion on Humanist Volunteering

Each month FBB hosts a live Fireside Chat with grantees, volunteers, and friends. The last session was an informal open discussion with volunteers and team leaders in our Beyond Belief Network. Here are a few of our favorite insights that came out of this free-flowing chat:

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July Beyond Belief Network Roundup!

We just finished rounding up reports of what teams in our volunteer network did for their communities in July! Here’s a by-the-numbers rundown on what teams reported: Teams receiving grants as part of our Food Security Project reported: Total food security events held: 17 Total volunteer hours given: 301 Total individual beneficiaries served: 829 Total…

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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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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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Vote for Heart of Humanism Photo of the Year!

What do humanist values look like? Each year, Foundation Beyond Belief’s Heart of Humanism Awards celebrate the volunteer efforts of individuals and teams whose work the previous year exemplified compassion in action. And our Best Photo Award captures in an image that compassion at work. Help us select a photo that highlights what humanist values…

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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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Meet the teams in our Food Security Project

Last month, FBB launched a brand new Food Security Project to fight hunger by supporting volunteer teams involved in food distribution. In the pilot phase, five teams are receiving monthly grants to help fill holes in their stocks; make special purchases to meet the needs of their beneficiaries; or build infrastructure to allow their program…

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Final numbers are in for Secular Week of Action!

We just finished our final report on Secular Week of Action, which happened earlier this month. We surveyed as many teams as possible to ascertain their collective impact. While not everyone responded (and there have been events not formally registered on the SWoA site), here’s what we can tell you: Volunteer teams registered 59 events…

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Tired backs, soaring hearts: chatting with food security volunteers

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 we just tagged to receive grants…

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It’s our birthday. Let’s pass the celebration forward.

We just turned 12 today. We’ve got more than a dozen reasons to celebrate, but there’s one we’d like to focus on today: One person. There is one person whose life you can impact right now. A stranger you’ll never meet, who isn’t sure if they can feed themselves or their family today. Someone who…

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