Archive for October 2017

Rescues #8-12: Our Virginia Animals (part 1 of 2)

Following is a compilation of posts from the Greg Fund Facebook page, October 18-24, 2017.   #8 – Francesca (c.1990-January 2008). Greg and I found Francesca in the spring of 2002, shortly after we moved to the Washington DC area. She was sitting calmly on the front steps of a large house near the Bethesda,…

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Miracle at Animal Place – Spared from the Atlas Fires

I spent October 1-5 at Animal Place in northern California, as part of a gathering of Food for Thought program team members from across North America.  Our group’s five-day agenda included strategy meetings as well as volunteering with the 300 pigs, cows, rabbits, sheep, goats, chickens, turkeys and other animals now resident at the primary Animal Place sanctuary in…

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Rescues #1-7 – Our California Animals

Following is a compilation of posts from the Greg Fund Facebook page, October 11-16, 2017.   #1 – Sticky (1985-2004). So named because she was clingy with people she liked, Sticky became Greg’s and my first companion animal, a few weeks after our October 1992 wedding. Sticky had been living with other members of Greg’s…

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17 Rescued Animals in 23 Years of Marriage

Approaching the second anniversary of Greg’s death next Monday, October 16, and our 25th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, October 24, I’ve been contemplating how best to remember him this year.   And I come back to the animals we adopted over the 23 years of our marriage.   Greg and I rescued 17 animals altogether – eleven…

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Greg Fund – Q3 2017 Highlights & Anniversary Request

I established the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund in early 2016, to continue promoting animal rescue, veganism, and wildlife conservation – three causes that were a particular passion for Greg and me. This October 16 will be the second anniversary of Greg’s death, followed by our 25th wedding anniversary on October 24.  As these anniversaries…

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