Archive for April 2018

Earth Day 2018 – Greg Fund 2-Year Anniversary

(Photo: Greg with our rescued street dogs Fox and Dana at Great Falls National Park, McLean, VA, c 2004)   I am proud to mark the two-year anniversary this weekend of the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund, which I established through ImpactAssets on Earth Day, April 22, 2016.   Losing Greg suddenly in autumn 2015, in…

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Happy 9th birthday to Charlie!

Happy ninth birthday to Charlie, who may be the junior member of my three-horse herd, but has nevertheless established himself as the undisputed herd leader. Although Thoroughbreds can live to age 30 or more with proper care, it is significant when a former racehorse makes it to age nine.  Drugging and over-racing cause many to…

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Farewell to Perseus

Today I said farewell to Perseus, who had lived with me longer than any human or non-human animal except for Greg. Greg and I adopted Perseus in December 2002, when he was a young adult who had started life in “Archie’s Alley” feral cat colony near the intersection of Euclid and 14th St. NW in Washington,…

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Q1 2018 highlights: Saving a monkey named Gregory – and more

I am proud to share this update about the latest work of the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund, which promotes animal rescue, vegan, and wildlife conservation causes that Greg and I supported together during his life. During January-March 2018, the Greg Fund made grants to the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Community Animal Project and Cruelty in Horse Racing…

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