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April 8, 2010

FOUNDATION ENCOURAGES ATHEISTS TO GIVE MORE TO CHARITY

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For Immediate Release

Contact: Dale McGowan, email

Foundation Encourages Atheists to Give More to Charity

Not Compassion But Opportunity Lacking Among Unchurched, Says Director

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (April 8, 2010)—A national organization is encouraging atheists to give more to charity.

“The nonreligious are generous and compassionate, but our giving lags behind the religious. I want us to do better,” said Dale McGowan, a secular humanist who serves as executive director of Georgia-based Foundation Beyond Belief.

“It’s time for those of us who are otherwise engaged on Sunday mornings to have our own easy and regular means of giving. We need to encourage more humanistic giving.”

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