BE. Inspired – January Newsletter

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

In 2018, every one of you did a lot of awesome things.  Maybe you volunteered, helped support family and friends in need, donated food or money, donated blood, or just served as an uplifting presence to those around you whenever you could.  You made a unique, positive impact.  It mattered.

We’re ready for another amazing year.  Thank you for the difference you will continue to make in the world.  We hope you’ll join us for some great opportunities in 2019 to serve together.  Together, our impact is so much greater.

Volunteer with BE. Orlando

There are many ways to get involved with BE – check out our volunteer positions list: https://beorlando.wordpress.com/volunteer-with-us/

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Atheist & Humanist Blood Drives

NEW in 2019 – we have worked with OneBlood to create a blood donor program for secular people in Central Florida that fits everyone’s schedule!  Come save lives with us!

Here’s how it works:  On our quarterly blood drive dates you can go to any one of four participating branch donor centers and ask for the Atheist & Humanist Blood Donors sign in sheet.

  • Dates:  1/20, 4/21, 7/21, and 11/27
  • Participating locations: Oviedo, Winter Park, Sand Lake Rd, and Lake Mary

For branch addresses, links to our Facebook & Meetup events, donor appointments, and more, visit https://beorlando.wordpress.com/the-gift-of-life

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Recovering From Religion

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Peer support meetings on the third Wednesday of every month, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., in Research Park near UCF.  Parking is free and adjacent to the building.

 

Upcoming Events – January

RSVP & Details: Meetup.com/BEOrlando

  • 1/2 – last day to RSVP for SafeHouse
  • 1/5 – Warmies & Food Drive at Orlando Distaff Day
  • 1/9 – SafeHouse Meal Serve
  • 1/16 – Recovering From Religion Meeting
  • 1/20 – Atheist & Humanist Blood Drive
  • 1/20 – Join us for lunch!

Special Days in January

Birthdays:  Stephen Hawking (8th)

Founding Dates: ACLU (19th, 1920)

  • 1/5 – Half-Pi Day – if the Tau Day enthusiasts can call Pi Day “half-Tau Day”, then Pi supporters can celebrate Half Pi Day.
  • 1/21 – Martin Luther King Jr., Day of Service
  • 1/29 – Thomas Paine Day / Freethinkers Day

 


BE. Orlando is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, a chapter of the American Humanist Association, a gold level team with the Foundation Beyond Belief, and an affiliate of American Atheists.

EIN 36-4861478 | PO Box 677693, Orlando, FL 32867 | 407-608-9242

 

 

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Location PO Box 677693, Orlando, FL 32867 E-mail BEOrlando@live.com Hours View our calendar at http://meetup.com/BEOrlando.
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