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Vegan Outreach Enewsletter  •  November 3, 2010
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Loads of students at Rio Hondo College thanked me for the booklet. Thanks to the Compassionate Choices, a married mother of two is now veg; she took a Guide and will be converting her family posthaste. Next I met a vegan who’s doing a report on this and took 33 booklets for the class.
     The spot I had to stand at was in the sniffing stream of a BBQ sales crew. A young man passed by me and said, “You convinced me to order the veggie burger instead.” BAM! I stopped by the BBQ crew to ask how many veggie burgers they’d sold, to which the lady greeted me with, “You’re scaring away all of my customers!”
—Nikki Benoit, 9/21/10

Marsha Hargreaves
At Georgia Southern University, Marsha Hargreaves helps another student live true to their values.

Reached 2,300 students at North Carolina State University today. One told me: “I read the pamphlet you gave me earlier and now I’m going vegetarian.” I thanked her for making this change and she gladly took a Guide. Another student told me she regularly eats vegan food prepared from a vegan cookbook shared among her roommates; she happily took a Guide. Yet another student told me she cried in her chemistry class looking at the booklet; she took a Guide as well!
—Brandon Becker, 9/8/10

Very positive day at the College of Staten Island; Cassandra and I kept hearing from people who had received a booklet in previous years. Overheard many other people say things like, “Awww, that’s so sad” while reading their booklet. We also saw conversations along the lines of a tough guy starting with, “Whatever, they’re just animals,” and ending with, “Well, yeah, that is really cruel.”
—Eileen Botti, 9/20/10

Jennifer, Michele, and I had pretty high acceptance at Montana State. I told the many cowboys there they look tough, yet compassionate. Michele talked to a person who, having received a booklet in the past, cut almost all meat out of her diet since and is now almost vegetarian. She got a Guide.
—Phil Letten, 9/9/10

Kate and I met many more vegetarians and vegans at DePaul University than last time. I also met a guy collecting signatures for a gay rights issue who commended our work. He said he knew many people who became veg because of receiving a booklet.
—Anderson Santos, 9/16/10

SBCC student
Thanks to Nikki Benoit, eyes are opened at Santa Barbara City College by a copy of Compassionate Choices.

A great day of outreach at Inver Hills Community College. After reading the booklet, a woman came back and said, “I want to thank you for doing this. Who are we to slaughter them? They have a life of their own. We don’t want to be killed like that, so why should we do that to them?”
—Fred Tyler, 9/13/10

Many students at the University of Illinois at Chicago reported having one already from past outings. Several students, both male and female, commented that the booklet was sad/ made them cry. I let them know they have the power to spare animals from such horrible lives and deaths.
—Joe Espinosa, 9/17/10

I handed out all 100 booklets in just 45 minutes at St. Petersburg Community College! Thank you so much for your help. I can’t tell you how good it felt today watching about 90% of people reading the booklet as they walked away, and about 15% actually sitting down to read it. This has increased my motivation – I am really excited to continue!
—Derek Phillips, 9/21/10

Today, Jeni and Micah reported good leafleting at Sacramento City College, where they reached 700 students. They heard from a number of vegetarian/ vegans; two individuals reported having changed their diet as a result of receiving booklets in the past.
—Brian Grupe, 9/14/10

Taylor R
The animals are heard by another Los Angeles Community College student, thanks to Taylor R.

Mostly amiable responses at the University of Oklahoma, where I gave out all my booklets, including quite a few Guides to people interested in going vegan. One guy told me it was a Vegan Outreach booklet in his first year at OU that convinced him to go veg.
—Christopher Grundy, 9/17/10

Lots of interest at Baylor University. A number of people mentioned going veg from getting a booklet in the past. This is something I hear regularly but fail to report since I hear it so much – I know most change without saying so.
—Casey Constable, 9/18/10

Darina and I had a long but awesome day of leafleting at Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Virginia, where we reached a combined 2,252 students. One young woman let us know that it was receiving the Even If You Like Meat booklet four years ago that convinced her to become a vegetarian. Then, a young man let me know that he had just celebrated his two-year anniversary of going veg; again, it was an Even If You Like Meat booklet handed to him on campus that got him on board.
—Jon Camp, 9/18/10


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