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    The idea of dropping everything, selling homes, and moving to a blank-slate piece of property in rural northern California to rescue farmed animals is not for the faint of heart. In fact, it sounds downright frightening! And yet that is exactly what Kim Sturla and Ned Buyukmihci did in 1988 – both sold their homes, […]

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    Nonprofits can earn $1,000 for hosting their first vegan event! Animal Place’s Food for Thought program has worked with over 300 organizations to adopt animal-friendly menu policies for events. We’re now offering up to $1,000 toward food costs for all-vegan events and ticket subsidies for selecting the vegan option at larger galas. The grants are […]

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