Virtual 5k for Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary

Back in June 2010, Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary co-founder Dave Hoerauf took time from his demanding work to give my late husband Greg and me a private tour of his Poolesville, Maryland refuge for more than 200 farm animals. Greg and I became supporters that day, and attended as many events and volunteer days as…

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Charlie’s 11th Birthday – COVID-19 Racetrack Update

Top photo: Charlie’s Quest running at Parx Racing, Pennsylvania, in 2012. Bottom: Now simply Charlie, running free with his friends Henry and Caroline, at my Frederick County, Maryland farm earlier this week. ***** Today is Charlie’s 11th birthday — and I’m doing something different to mark the occasion this year: a COVID-19 status update on…

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Q1 2020 Report – COVID-19 – Doing our Part

Photo: Jenny Teed, PETA Community Animal Project, with Brownie. ******* This Fund is a regular contributor to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) — two organizations now tackling COVID-19 in multiple ways. Immune-Boosting Nutrition PCRM’s The Exam Room, the #1 Apple Podcast nutrition program worldwide, is now publishing…

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Happy 22nd birthday, Henry horse!

On March 10, Henry – known in his racing days as Root Beer Float — celebrates his 22nd birthday and almost six years with me. He didn’t always have much to celebrate — the ups and downs of his life could easily be material for a novel like Black Beauty.  Foaled on March 10, 1998 at Frances A. Genter…

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