Monthly Archives: November 2013

  • It’s been a fast-paced, sorta-intense ten days. What started as a message to our members to let them know why our normal holiday plans weren’t going to repeat this year went viral, got some national attention, and resulted in a fair avalanche of offers from religious and non-religious charitable organizations around Kansas City asking us […]

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  • “The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson” featured a panel including American Atheists’ president David Silverman to discuss the Kansas City Rescue Mission turning away our group from volunteering: We would like to note that the featured rabbi is incorrect in describing our site as carrying the phrase “fighting religion, tooth and claw”. This phrase does […]

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  • We’re pleased to announce the newest addition to our board of directors, Helen Stringer: Helen came to realize she no longer held the beliefs she was trained to spread. Instead of sticking her head in the sand, she is taking her training and passion for community to the bright side. A foster parent, adoptive parent, […]

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  • Our little organization is growing up! Our story with KCRM turning us away has made it into the Huffington Post: Even after a Christian soup kitchen told a group of atheists that it wasn’t a “good fit” to volunteer, the generous non-believers tracked down another faith organization to help out. The Kansas City Atheist Coalition (KCAC) […]

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  • The local Fox affiliate has aired their coverage (including a video interview with our president) of KCRM turning us away from their volunteer program: KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Rescue Mission (KCRM) usually asks for all the help it can get to run its programs, but this Thanksgiving, the homeless shelter is turning […]

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  • Our director of philanthropy, Jozef Hanratty, was interviewed by the River Front times, a St. Louis publication: A group of Kansas City atheists have been forced to take their goodwill elsewhere after a Christian homeless shelter banned it from volunteering there during Thanksgiving. Members of the Kansas City Atheist Coalition have spent the past two […]

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  • Our director of philanthropy, Jozef Hanratty, was interviewed on the local program “Church of Lazlo”. The interview aired unedited and you can find the audio here: http://media.965thebuzz.com/a/83833004/kc-atheist-coalition.htm

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  • Two local channels have aired their coverage – including interviews with our president – on the recent turning away by KCRM of KCAC and its volunteering members. KCTV5 has posted their article and video coverage here: http://www.kctv5.com/story/23942826/mission-says-no-to-kansas-city-atheist-group …and you can view KSHB’s coverage on their YouTube channel:

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  • We’re here to bring you the list of the needs and wants of our adopted family for this holiday season. Last year, we tried using an Amazon gift list to try and track items that were bought, but we found that that caused a lot of confusion (for example: did the family want the specific […]

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  • The Secular Directory is a sister program to the United Coalition of Reason and runs similar to one of the goals of American Atheists affiliation: to assemble a list of groups local to populous areas and help atheists and freethinkers find similarly-minded individuals. In addition to KCAC, you’ll find listed a large number of other […]

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