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Vegan Outreach Enewsletter  •  April 25, 2007

 

"The essential feature of true compassion is that it is universal and not discriminatory." -the Dalai Lama

Notes from Vegan Outreach

Last Days – Don't be Left Behind!

Thanks to the generosity of our members, Vegan Outreach has raised $13,613.89 towards April's $20,000 matching donation challenge.

You can help Vegan Outreach receive more of this challenge and put it towards printing and distributing more booklets. These booklets have been changing lives every day on college campuses, preventing misery for just pennies an animal. In fact, the USDA has forecasted (see below) that poultry meat production will decline in 2007 for the first time since 1973!

All one-time donations marked "Matching" will be doubled. The initial amount of a new quarterly recurring donation will be tripled (i.e. a new $50 quarterly donation will be matched with $100), and the initial amount of a new monthly recurring donation will be quadrupled.

    You can donate securely on-line, including setting up recurring donations.

Checks may be mailed to:

    Vegan Outreach
    P.O. Box 38492
    Pittsburgh, PA 15238-8492

All donations must be marked "Matching" and dated in April to qualify. Thanks!

At right, Stephanie Klempner leaflets at New York University; photo by Jenna Calabrese.

 

Where Your Donations Go

Overall distribution for 2007 has already passed half-a-million booklets, with more than 275,000 handed out directly to individuals on college campuses. (At this time last year, Adopt a College had barely passed 150,000).

Thanks so much to everyone who is out there, every day, reaching new people. You can see the full list for the term here.

At right, Chris Roberts leaflets at Columbia University; photo by Jenna Calabrese.

 

Product of the Week

Todd: Amy's Rice Crust Spinach Pizza is "hands-down" the best frozen vegan pizza available! I like to add LightLife's Smart Deli Pepperoni Slices to mine for a little extra boost.

Send your nominees for Product of the Week to info (at) veganoutreach (dot) org; previous products can be found here.

 

Notes from All Over

First Decline in Poultry Meat Production Since 1973

Excerpt: "Economic Research Service (ERS) of the US Department of Agriculture has revised its estimate of US broiler production downward for the 2007. ... According to the Service, this will be the first decline in production since 1973."

 

Ira Glass on Chickens

The host of This American Life discusses his experiences with David Letterman (video; first half).

 

Golden Carrot Nominations Open

As part of their Healthy School Lunches Program, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is seeking nominations for its fourth annual Golden Carrot Awards for outstanding school food service professionals. Learn more here.

 

King of Queens on Why Vegan and the Vegan Stereotype

Via DawnWatch; excerpt: "'I don't understand. You eat fast food two to three times a week. It never occurred to you that animals were involved?' 'Because they don't make it look like an animal - they are very clever that way.'

 

The Benefits of Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone

The master explains. (Video)

 

Feedback from Our Members

While leafleting at the International Festival today, a teenager told me that she got the pamphlet earlier in the day, and that she is now definitely going to go vegetarian. I replied, "In that case, you will also need one of these", and handed her a GCFE. Her friend then said that she needed a GCFE too. This scenario repeated a number of times today.
-Eugene Khutoryansky, 4/21/07

I have now been vegan for one year, thanks to you. Turning vegan really surprised my family. But with your starter guide and other info, it made the transition easier. So now I am 20 pounds lighter, healthier and celebrating ALL life to the fullest!
-Stephanie C, 4/18/07

At American U today, a professor I spoke with last time I was there told me that he uses the Even If booklet in his classes on a regular basis. That's the second day in a row in which a professor mentioned using EI in his or her class.
-Jon Camp, 4/17/07

 

Every Donation Prevents Suffering

Vegan Outreach is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the suffering of farmed animals by promoting informed, ethical eating.

All donations are tax-deductible.

Vegan Outreach

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