An Ambitious Goal

As the year draws to a close and we head into the holiday season, Foundation Beyond Belief has set an ambitious goal for our 2020 Annual Appeal. We’re asking you to imagine a world in which people everywhere have access to life’s basic necessities.  We’re asking you to help us take collective human action to…

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The Parable of the Mustard Seed Means Something to Me

In 2018, Rogers Muwanguzi co-founded Eagle’s View Primary School in Kayiira, Uganda to address the high rates of teen pregnancy, child labor, and school dropouts caused in large part by the absence of any sufficiently nearby school. I only know this because Rogers Muwanguzi was a student at Mustard Seed Secondary School in Busota, Uganda…

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September Beyond Belief Network Winners!

Beyond Belief Network is a collective of over 125 humanist, atheist, and other non-believing organizations putting compassionate humanism into action through community volunteering and charitable fundraising. Each month we round up the previous month’s activities and award the top performers. Let’s see what secular volunteers crushed it in September!

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September Beyond Belief Network Roundup!

Fall is the new spring for the Beyond Belief Network! After a pandemic-colored summer which forced many volunteer teams to lay low and retool their programs, we’re pleased to report September was a big month for teams poking their heads back out. Please join us in welcoming back several dedicated teams as we celebrate what…

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Beneficiary Spotlight: All Hands and Hearts

The following blog was provided to us by All Hands and Hearts, beneficiary of our 2020 Humanist Disaster Recovery appeal responding to Hurricanes Laura and Sally. All Hands and Hearts (AHAH) is honored to be selected as Foundation Beyond Belief (FBB)’s featured Hurricane Recovery 2020 Appeal beneficiary. AHAH and FBB have partnered since 2016, and…

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June and July Winners! Beyond Belief Network Team of the Month & Photo of the Month

Atheists United food distribution

Beyond Belief Network is a collective of over 125 humanist, atheist, and other non-believing organizations putting compassionate humanism into action through community volunteering and charitable fundraising. COVID-19 and Secular Week of Action kept us pretty busy for a while, so now we’re playing a little catch-up. Let’s see what teams crushed it in the months…

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June & July Beyond Belief Network Roundup

Volunteers in the Beyond Belief Network (BBN) have been staying busy this summer despite the pandemic, and so have we. So busy, in fact, we fell behind on publishing our monthly BBN roundups! We won’t let volunteers’ hard work go unrecognized, so this month we’ve put together a BBN Roundup looking at what secular volunteers…

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To Our Friend Ed Brayton, As You Begin Your Hospice Journey

Ed Brayton working the registration table at the 2014 FBB conference he organized

Pictured: Ed Brayton working the registration table for FBB's 2014 Humanism at Work conference he spearheaded Ed, I hope you get to read this while it’s still a “news of my death has been greatly exaggerated” situation. (I can say that to a comedian, right?) Being flooded with the love, respect, and gratitude folks feel for you…

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Announcing the 2019-2020 Heart of Humanism Award winners!

Foundation Beyond Belief is proud of the many individuals and local groups who made extraordinary contributions to compassionate humanism last year. Their tireless work has improved countless lives in communities throughout the world. Our Heart of Humanism awards recognize some of these dedicated volunteers and we are thrilled to announce this year's winners, honoring their…

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