It’s been a long journey so far, follow us as we show you where we’ve been and what we’ve accomplished so far.
Winter Solstice 2015- a group of us heathens were sitting around the bonfire talking about all the things we wish we could do to help our community. Many lofty ideas were brought up and maybe we’ll get there someday. The seed was planted then to start this group.
May 2016- Our first fundraiser event! Carwash for the Kitties of The Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter.
October 2016- Emerge Donation drive.
October 2016- Halloween Carwash 4 the Kitties of the Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter.
November 2016- Diaper Bank drive. We collected and donated 1,378 diapers & 540 adult wipes.
December 2016- DES family sponsorship. We sponsored 3 local families purchasing them holiday gifts that they would otherwise not be able to receive. All of these families have at least one member with a disability.
February 2017, we raised $500 via FB fundraising for Treasures for Teachers of Tucson, we also had some in-kind donations as well. The $500 went to provide free memberships to teachers who couldn’t afford them.
March 2017- Arizona Welcomes Refugees donation drive. Tons of items from household appliances, cookware, dishes, utensils to large kitchen appliances.
April 2017- Autism Society of Southern Arizona 11th Annual Walk, we raised $243.
May 2017- Youth on their Own Car wash/Facebook fundraiser, in total we raised $511.
September 2017- 1st Atheist Comedy Night at The FlyCatcher (RIP). Featuring 9 hilarious local comedians, Atheist Comedy Night was so funny, you’ll be sure they’re all going to Hell. The Master of Ceremonies, Don Lacey, is also the fearless leader of the Tucson Atheists. Check out our lineup! Mike Lee Kevin William Lee Roxy Merrari Josiah Osego Rory Monserat Eli W.T. Ali Musa All proceeds benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention- Arizona Chapter. See the video here.
October 2017- Out of Darkness Walk, benefitting American Foundation for Suicide Prevention- Arizona Chapter. Between the Comedy Night and direct donations, we raised over $1000.
December 2017- DES families sponsorship. This year we sponsored 4 families.
May 2018- Red Bubble swag site created. You can no get our logo on almost anything from T-shirts, to dresses, to clocks, to cell phone covers and more.
We raised $250!
July 2018- Youth on Their Own FB Fundraiser- Raised $330!
July & August 2018- Work began on getting our 501c3 status!
October 11th 2018- Approved by the Corporation Commission!
And here we are!! It’s been a long road and I’m sure we missed some bits here and there where we forgot to take pics… But we hope you will continue to go down this road with us as we try to make Tucson a better place for the secular community and for everyone.
Jennifer & Colette