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Foundation Beyond Belief is turning 12 this month!

May 11, 2021
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Foundation Beyond Belief: Humanism at Work for Food Security

  We have a big birthday wish — but as humanists, we know that to make it come true, we can’t just make wishes. We have to get to work. So for our 12th birthday, we’re wishing and working for a world without hunger. We’ve just launched a brand new Beyond Belief Network Food Security…

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Announcing the Beyond Belief Network Food Security Project!

May 2, 2021
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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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Meet the recipient of our new, super-sized Compassionate Impact Grant!

May 2, 2021
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Food Rescue Alliance

After months of evaluating innovative organizations with measurable impacts on hunger, water access, and disparity, we are finally announcing the recipient of our new, super-sized Compassionate Impact Grant (CIG): Food Rescue Alliance. Food Rescue Alliance (FRA) is poised to make a powerful impact on all our top issues as humanists: food insecurity, poverty, inequity, social…

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People Without Housing Targeted by City Ordinance in Austin

Apr 23, 2021
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Early voting on a city ordinance to sweep people without housing out of view is underway in Austin.  A ban on public sleeping was lifted in 2019, but now Austin’s homelessness problem has become too visible for some. A May 1 vote will determine whether or not to criminalize being homeless again. Hundreds of jurisdictions…

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March Beyond Belief Network Roundup & Recognitions!

Apr 22, 2021
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We just finished rounding what teams in the Beyond Belief Network (BBN) did to “spring” into humanist action in March! First off: a big warm welcome to new team Southeastern Virginia Atheists, Skeptics, & Humanists (SEVASH)! SEVASH describes themselves as “an informal social group that promotes fellowship and networking through social and community building activities.” We’re…

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Inmates Face Aftermath of Toxic Flood in Florida Jail

Apr 17, 2021
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Little over a week ago in Florida, hundreds of people (some 315 homes) were evacuated after a leak at Piney Point wastewater reservoir near Tampa. A local jail was also threatened by flooding with toxic water, yet it was only partially evacuated. Most of Manatee County Jail’s prisoners (700+) were crowded upstairs, left behind to…

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Join us for a super-sized grantee reveal!

Apr 15, 2021
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An organization that exemplifies humanist values to build a better world is about to get a major boost. And it’s thanks to FBB supporters! After months of evaluating scores of innovative, evidence-based organizations that create access to food and clean water, tackle disparities in health and well-being, and/or foster employment opportunities and economic growth, we’re…

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Fire devastates enormous Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh

Mar 25, 2021
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More than 400 people are missing and 15 confirmed dead after a fire at the world’s largest refugee camp in Bangladesh. An estimated 45,122 people have been affected — mostly all Rohingya, who fled Myanmar from ethnic cleansing in 2017. Many are seeking shelter in nearby camps, friends or families’ shelters, and learning centers, according…

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February Beyond Belief Network Roundup & Recognitions!

Mar 15, 2021
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We just finished rounding up what teams in the Beyond Belief Network (BBN) did as Valentines for their communities in February! Before we get into the details, please welcome new BBN team Camp Quest Kansas City! We’re also welcoming back two prior teams: Central Florida Freethought Community and Humanists Doing Good! The last two groups hit the…

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People with Disabilities Struggle in the Wake of the Blizzard 

Mar 9, 2021
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They say natural disasters don’t discriminate but one would be hard pressed to investigate a hurricane, earthquake, or blizzard in which one particular demographic wasn’t disproportionately hit: the disabled community. The freezing weather swept in on Valentine’s Day weekend and tore through multiple states. Widespread power outages and bursting pipes ensued, flooding homes and leaving…

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