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How Food Waste and Rescue Affects the Climate Crisis

Oct 7, 2021
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Wasting food is one of the significant ways we contribute to climate change.

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8 Insights From Our Open Discussion on Humanist Volunteering

Sep 27, 2021
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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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Congratulations Humanist Action Ghana vocational training graduates!

Sep 23, 2021
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Our Humanist Action Ghana program (soon to become a Ghanaian NGO) just presented certificates to graduates in its vocational training program! This anti-poverty program trains young people near the town of Cape Coast the trade of sewing and gives them resources to start their own business. 10 trainees have trained under 4 professional tailors for…

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What I Want to Give Women in Northern Ghana

Sep 20, 2021
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The Northern region is the largest region in Ghana. It is also the poorest. Although there has been some increase in access to education and modern infrastructure, the region still has a long way to go in terms of women’s rights.

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August Beyond Belief Network Roundup!

Sep 13, 2021
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We just finished rounding up reports of what teams in our volunteer network did for their communities in August!

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Three ways to give to Hurricane Ida recovery

Sep 1, 2021
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Hundreds of thousands of people in Louisiana are without power, water, air conditioning, and fuel following the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. At least four are dead. We’ve received a number of inquiries about whether FBB will be launching an appeal for Ida disaster recovery. Having assessed the situation and considering that local members of our…

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College Students Face Food Insecurity

Sep 1, 2021
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Food insecurity among college students is more widespread than many Americans may assume. More than 1/3 of college students today experience insecurity with food and/or housing because of the rising cost of tuition and high cost of rent.

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Participating in Humanist Communities Makes a Difference

Aug 23, 2021
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Like many humanists I was raised religious. In the years that followed my apostasy, sometimes I missed the camaraderie and community: church potlucks, theatrical plays, holiday celebrations, and charitable volunteering and fundraising. Studies show that community is important for pro-social behavior, volunteerism, health, happiness, and well-being. Community connection can be complicated in today’s society, though,…

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Humanist Responses to Afghanistan & Haiti

Aug 19, 2021
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Over the past week, we have all witnessed the humanitarian crises in Afghanistan and Haiti. In the past few days, many of you have reached out to us, generously volunteering your time, money, and resources. So here’s more about the situation and how you can help: Afghanistan: The withdrawal of international troops has led to…

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Join us August 25th for a Beyond Belief Network Mix and Mingle!

Aug 18, 2021
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Our Beyond Belief Network (BBN) is a collective of over 100 local volunteer teams in 28 states and seven countries that puts compassion into action through community service! You’ve been hearing a lot on our Fireside Chat programs about the five teams we’ve been giving grants to for food security projects, but there is a…

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