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Category Archive: Charity

Sep 18 2013

FtB will Light the Night!

Freethoughtblogs is gearing up to raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society by begging you, our readers, to donate in the name of our group. It’s easy: just go to my donation page, click on the little donation box, and type in a great big number. Or a little number if you can’t afford …

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Aug 22 2013

I just donated to The Ada Initiative

Since my daughter works in and is a student of computer science, I figured I’d better do what I can to make that field a better environment for women. You can also donate now. It’s a good cause! P.S. Matching funds! Your donation is worth twice as much if you give now! I just got …

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Jul 02 2013

Tilling the fields of the enlightenment

While I was preoccupied with promoting women’s rights in Ireland, Time magazine apparently decided that atheists were miserly skinflints who lacked a social conscience. Ed is encouraging a letter writing campaign — send your disagreement to [email protected] — but maybe we should think about sending a mission of atheist care workers to New York to …

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Jun 25 2013

To Ireland’s sanity!

Aron Ra is plugging a fundraiser for mental health in Ireland — the Guinness can’t cure everything, apparently. Tune in on 6 July and contribute.

Jun 20 2013

Charities to avoid

Never give money to any organization unless you’ve investigated it first. The Tampa Bay Times did a lot of investigating for you, and compiled a list of the 50 worst — it seems a shame that we don’t have a law that sets a threshhold for the ratio of money spent on salaries to money …

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Jun 01 2013

Help the Cambodian children

I think promoting critical thinking and secular ethics in Cambodia (and the world!) is a good idea, and here’s a charity planning to do just that. The Cambodian Children’s Trust (a secular organization) is raising money to teach children ethics and philosophy. They’ve got backing from Atheist Alliance International, which is going to pay half …

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May 28 2013

This is what people do

Some of the poorest people in the world live on our trash — and what do they do? They make music.

May 21 2013

An opportunity to help

As mentioned in this post, I was waiting for Foundation Beyond Belief to put up a crisis response page. If you were thinking of making an aid donation, go here to help victims of the Oklahoma tornado. I’ve seen some reluctance to donate because Oklahoma’s senators, Coburn and Inhofe, are fucking selfish scumbags. Don’t let …

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May 20 2013

Disaster in Oklahoma

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Moore, Oklahoma has been completely flattened by a tornado. Homes and businesses have been destroyed, but also a couple of schools and a hospital. And here’s a time-lapse video of this monster ripping through the countryside. Action News 5 – Memphis, Tennessee What can we do? I mentioned it to Foundation Beyond Belief — go …

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Apr 27 2013

Help Camp Quest Texas

One of my cult’s disciples has beseeched me to help raise money for Camp Quest Texas. As a mostly beneficent overlord, I deign to answer his prayer. Camp Quest is always a great cause, and Texas desperately needs it.

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