Animal Rescue

We gave Gregory a new life!

Gregory the squirrel monkey has just started a new life at Florida Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary, along with 25 other monkeys who survived a 2014-17 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) nicotine addiction experiment. A December 4 CNN feature shares more on these monkeys’ move to freedom. The Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund was part of a coalition that…

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Help Animals on #GivingTuesday Nov 27

This #GivingTuesday November 27, please help animals with a donation to the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund.   Examples of Greg Fund projects are:   The PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) Gregory J. Reiter Animal Rescue Award, with a $1,000 check, has been presented annually since 2016 to an organization or individual for exceptional…

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Thank you–and turkeys!

Happy November! This month of Thanksgiving is a great time to chip in for the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund. The Fund supports many farm sanctuary initiatives to rescue animals and expand outreach to people. The Fund partners especially with the two farm sanctuaries that Greg loved most. These, like other sanctuaries across the U.S., are hosting special pre-Thanksgiving events: Animal…

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Estate Planning – Just Do It!

Did you know that Oct 15-21, 2018 is National Estate Planning Awareness Week? Some months after my husband Greg’s death, I was invited to speak to a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Leadership Summit about our individual legacies. I closed my remarks with the following words about estate planning:   “Just do…

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Q3 2018 Highlights & Anniversary Request

I established the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund in spring 2016, to keep my late husband’s memory alive through the animal advocacy that was our shared passion. This October 16 will be the third anniversary of Greg’s death, followed by our wedding anniversary on October 24. As these anniversaries approach, any donation–either through the Greg Fund website or through my Facebook fundraiser page–is a beautiful way to honor Greg. To date in 2018, the Fund has contributed a total of $87,500…

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