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“Science of Giving”

Brittany Shoots-Reinhard, director of special projects for the Foundation Beyond Belief, writes in this blog post about the role of “psychological distance” in providing aid after the Philippines typhoon. Shoots-Reinhard has a doctorate in social psychology.

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“Humanist Crisis Response”

The Humanist Crisis Response program of the Foundation Beyond Belief is asking humanists to contribute relief money for the Philippines. Within days, the appeal raised $40,000.

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“UMCOR relief money on way to Philippines”

Read about a $97,000 emergency aid grant announced by the United Methodist Committee on Relief. The article also notes that the Philippines’ three active United Methodist bishops and at least two retired ones are in North Carolina this week for the denomination’s Council of Bishops meeting.

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