Sleeping bags collected by Austin Atheists Helping the Homeless, who are volunteering to assist unsheltered people during the winter storm crisis in Texas

Our disaster response for the US winter weather crisis is fueled by humanist and atheist volunteers living in the impacted areas. But they themselves are facing difficulties from the disaster. Power outages. Lack of water. Broken pipes. Faced with some of these challenges, a lot of people would probably forgo volunteering and focus on self-preservation.…

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We just rounded up what volunteer teams in the Beyond Belief Network (BBN) did to kick off the new year! Check out what compassionate humanist and nonreligious volunteers did for their communities last month. First off, please welcome BBN’s newest team — and its first Ugandan team — Humanist Association for Leadership, Equity, and Accountability…

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We just finished compiling December’s reports from volunteer teams in the Beyond Belief Network (BBN)! Holiday season provided a great opportunity to give back to the most vulnerable members of teams’ communities, especially people experiencing homelessness, disability, and domestic violence. Please join us celebrating their work!

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Camden County Humanists Cathedral Kitchen

September was a busy month for the Beyond Belief Network teams. Many took advantage of the cooler weather to get outside to build wheelchair ramps or pick up litter or go on a ride with adults who need adaptive bikes. Others remained volunteering at shelters and food kitchens and donating blood.  This month we welcome the Ethical Humanist…

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In June, our Beyond Belief Network teams kept busy supporting people experiencing homelessness and poverty in their communities. For some information and ideas for how you or your team can help see our National Youth Homeless Awareness guide.  In the Chicago area, St James soup kitchen organizes a regular supper program. In June, Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation Community brought food, prepared it,…

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