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.
This Thanksgiving season, here are some of the things I’m grateful for: — Two farm animal sanctuaries that played prominent roles in my life with Greg: Animal Place in Grass Valley, California, which inspired us to become vegetarian and ultimately vegan after a visit in the year 2000; and Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary in Poolesville, Maryland, which we had long supported and last visited together just three weeks before Greg’s death. I am dedicating both… Read More
Since its inception on Earth Day, April 22, 2016, the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund has partnered with Animal Place to expand its North America-wide Food for Thought program to wildlife and environmental organizations. The Food for Thought program began with a focus on companion animal groups, asking the simple question: why serve some animals as food at organizational functions in order… Read More
Meeting animal residents at farm sanctuaries was life-changing for Greg and me, providing the critical impetus for us to become vegetarian and ultimately vegan. Two sanctuaries in particular played prominent roles in our lives – first Animal Place when we lived in Northern California, and then Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary after we moved to the greater Washington DC area. Today,… Read More