22 Jan 2018
There was a lot to be thankful for in November. We are thankful for our Beyond Belief Network teams and all the hard work they put into helping others and making their communities great.
Springfield Skeptics stepped up when the Gigglebox folks called them up last minute in need of help. Springfield Skeptics showed up in force! They took some time out of their Saturday to pack boxes full of toys, puzzles, color pencils, whoopee cushions, and more. Once packed these boxes were loaded into the Gigglebus ready to be delivered to kids struggling with major health problems or abuse. When all was said and done the group ended up packing over 100 boxes in about an hour!By FBB
02 Jan 2018
Foundation Beyond Belief’s Humanist Giving Program presents our first quarter 2018 beneficiaries. At the beginning of 2016, we made a commitment to particular beneficiaries to give an initial grant, and then a potential renewable grant later on in order to show a longer-term commitment, supply steady grant income, and to develop long-term relationships with beneficiaries to serve them better. Successive, unrestricted grants are viewed as best philanthropic practices, and while Foundation Beyond Belief is unable to practice this in every quarter, we are showing its value with these grants in 2018.(more…) By FBB
Featured Image: The Sentencing Project Executive Director Marc Mauer at an emergency rally.
If you pay attention to the news at all, it won’t surprise you that the legal system in the United States is flawed. As Paul Butler, Professor of Law at Georgetown University explains, “Our criminal justice system is profoundly sick. We lock people up for being mentally ill, for being poor, for being members of minority groups or of the LGBT community. That has got to change.”
The number and scale of disasters, both natural and...well, it's been a disastrous year all around. It's easy for each of us to feel exhausted and helpless in the face of it all. But one thing we've proven this year is that our collective power can make an incredible difference. So as the year winds down, it's a good time to think about how we can harness that power to make the world a better place in 2018 and beyond.(more…) By FBB
23 Nov 2017
In September, we have National Clean Up day and National Good Neighbor Day. Our Beyond Beyond Belief Network (BBN) teams certainly did their part. They came out en masse to clean up their communities, help people experiencing homelessness, and providing non-religious Sunday services on a military base. They were very good neighbors!(more…) By FBB