Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 7:00 PM: Monthly Dinner (March 3 event postponed due to hazardous weather)
Come out for dinner and camaraderie with fellow humanists and atheists in your area! Always an interesting conversation and new participants are always welcome. If you're new, just tell the staff you're with the meetup group.
If you know you're coming in advance, please RSVP for the event on Meetup or Facebook. Use one of the links to the right.
Monthly dinners are now the first Tuesday of each month.
1337 Route 1 South
North Brunswick, NJ
(map and directions)
Sunday, April 17, 2015 - 7:00 PM: Bowlers Beyond Belief Fundraiser for NJAAF
Our bowling team, NJHN Bowlers Beyond Belief, will participate in the New Jersey Abortion Access Fund (NJAAF) 2015 Bowl-a-Thon. To join our bowling team, or to make a donation to our team, visit our team page.
ALL DONATIONS TO NJAAF ARE TAX-DEDUCTIBLE (AS ARE DONATIONS DIRECTLY TO NJHN TO BE ALLOCATED TO THIS FUNDRAISER).
Please share our page with your family and friends and ask for their support of this important effort to help women pay for abortion care, emergency contraception, options counseling, child care during abortion procedures, and transportation costs to clinics.
NJHN is now a partner of the Foundation Beyond Belief.
FBB Mission: To demonstrate humanism at its best by supporting efforts to improve this world and this life, and to challenge humanists to embody the highest principles of humanism, including mutual care and responsibility.
Foundation Beyond Belief is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation created to focus, encourage and demonstrate the generosity and compassion of atheists and humanists. Ten charitable organizations are selected per quarter, one in each of the following cause areas:
As a Partner, NJHN will help raise funds for designated causes through donations, hosting fundraisers, and by encouraging our members to join FBB as individual members. If you are currently a member of FBB, your monthly donation can accrue to the total for NJHN as well. Just log in to your FBB account, select Manage Donation in the right sidebar, and scroll to the bottom of the page. A dropdown menu allows you to link to NJHN. If not you can join FBB, then select NJHN from the dropdown menu.
One hundred percent of the funds we raise will go to the causes we designate. The slate of beneficiaries changes each quarter and Foundation Partners are an important voice in helping choose future charities.
NJCoR's billboard in Kearny, October 26 - November 22, 2009
NJ Turnpike western spur SB, just past 15W
Widespread intellectual and moral docility may be convenient for leaders in the short term, but it is suicidal for nations in the long term. One of the criteria for national leadership should therefore be a talent for understanding, encouraging, and making constructive use of vigorous criticism.
- Carl Sagan
The lifestance of Humanism—guided by reason, inspired by compassion, and informed by experience—encourages us to live life well and fully. It evolved through the ages and continues to develop through the efforts of thoughtful people who recognize that values and ideals, however carefully wrought, are subject to change as our knowledge and understandings advance.
- from Humanist Manifesto III
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