Fundraising: Atheists of Maine

The Atheists of Maine are raising money for a cause: Camp Sunshine, “a retreat for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.” The way they are raising this money is by jumping into freezing cold water, a polar bear plunge. brrrrrrr The event takes place February 15 (again, brrrrrrrrrrrr). You can support their Polar Bear


For 11 years the National Alliance on Mental Illness has provided education, support, and advocacy for persons with mental illness. As a nurse working in mental health I have used NAMI more times than I can remember as a source for information. Every year they have a fundraising 5K walk. In Minneapolis the walk is

Skepticon 6 needs your help!

Apparently you can’t put on a free conference for nothing... Who knew? The folks who have brought us such wonderful free events as Skepticon, Skepticon 2, 3, 4, and 5 would now like to give us Skepticon 6. They are a bit short on funds though, about $15,000. There is a great weekend planned with