FAQ

Q: What is Seattle Atheists?

A: Seattle Atheists is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the atheist community in the Puget Sound Region. We strive to promote understanding and respect toward all freethinkers by providing information, creating a sense of fellowship, actively opposing discrimination, and above all, emphasizing reason and critical thinking over supernaturalism.

Q: How can I get in contact with you?

A: Go to our Contact page or feel free to email any member of the Board. We are happy to answer your questions and can fill you in on upcoming events.

Q: What type of things does this group do together?
A: Seattle Atheists provides an educational service to the community, such as hosting nationally-known speakers to speak on a variety of topics including psychology, law, and education.

We help atheists in the Seattle area connect with each other, and we try to make a positive impact on the community. But, that doesn’t mean we work all the time! We gather around the table to eat, and meet for celebrations. We go to beaches, parks, and on bike rides and hikes together. We go to shows, lectures, exhibits, and talks as a group, and even do karaoke once in a while. Check out the calendar for more details.

Like any other group of like-minded individuals, we get together to do fun things we all enjoy. It’s an environment where atheists and agnostics can feel safe and share their thoughts, journeys, and observations.

Q: Do you give back to the community?
A: Seattle Atheists formed this non-profit group in part to be able to provide community services and to raise funds for events that help educate the public about atheism.

We have regular blood drives, volunteer at Food Lifeline every other month, and generally participate in several other charitable activities throughout the year, such as the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life and holiday gift wrapping to benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital. While we are prohibited from endorsing or working on behalf of candidates for public office, we have also participated in advocacy for issues that align with the organization’s vision, such as Washington’s 2012 referendum on gay marriage (Referendum 74).

Other questions?  Email us at info@seattleatheists.org

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