Oct 27th: Meet Our New Food Security Project Teams!

The FBB Food Security Project has been giving grants and support to a select group of volunteer teams across the US that are organizing food relief projects in their communities. So far, five teams have given away 22,629 pounds of food (and other essentials) and served 3,984 individual beneficiaries. Now we’re ready to multiply the…

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Haiti Earthquake: A Humanist Response Updates

In early August of this year, Haiti was affected by a 7.3 magnitude earthquake, more powerful than the 2010 earthquake which killed, injured, and displaced hundreds of thousands of people. This most recent earthquake came as the country was already reeling from a presidential assassination and continued unrest. The death toll has risen to over…

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Congratulations Humanist Action Ghana vocational training graduates!

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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Three ways to give to Hurricane Ida recovery

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

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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