We rescued many animals, went vegetarian and ultimately vegan together, and actively supported many animal advocacy organizations.
The Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund is dedicated to Greg’s commitment to animal rescue, veganism, and wildlife conservation.
During a June 22 Unstoppable event in Norfolk, Virginia, PETA President Ingrid Newkirk kicked things off by co-presenting with me PETA’s Gregory J. Reiter Award to the Virginia Beach (VB) SPCA. This award in memory of Greg, inaugurated shortly after his unexpected death in 2015, is given annually to an individual or group for compassion and dedication to animals. This year’s award was presented… Read More
June 21, 2017 will be a special day here at the new “Alysoun’s Rescue Ranch” in Thurmont, Maryland – it’s the third anniversary of the day Greg and I brought Henry and Caroline home to the farm we then owned outside Middleburg, Virginia. It was a huge leap of faith for us to adopt this particular pair as our first… Read More
When Greg and I started becoming active supporters of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), their legal team members particularly impressed us with their creativity, compassion, and courage. Through the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund, I have continued to contribute financially to support the work of PETA’s legal department. I am therefore extraordinarily proud to learn that Corporate Counsel… Read More