Veganism

2019 Report

The Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund supports organizations and causes that Greg backed with money, time, and energy during his life. I am honored to share this summary of what the Fund achieved in 2019 – in memory of Greg, and for so many animals.   In calendar year 2019, the Fund issued a total of $82,810 in grants…

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My holiday wish: help animals in Greg’s memory

This holiday season, I hope you’ll take the opportunity to help animals with a contribution to the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund. The Fund supports organizations and programs that were dear to both Greg and me, and is also helping to shape these programs. Here are some 2019 highlights for the Fund and its partners: 1. The…

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A Cruelty-Free Thanksgiving

The Economist has dubbed 2019 The Year of the Vegan — and this Thanksgiving season, the Greg Fund’s favorite partners are busy making it so. Saturday November 23 Poolesville MD: Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary hosts its annual Thanksgiving with the Turkeys, a vegan potluck that typically draws 1,000 people. Grass Valley CA: Animal Place hosts a Pigs, Pumpkin Spice & Cider autumn tour.  Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 28Washington DC: I’ll have…

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World Vegan Day!

November 1 is World Vegan Day, leading into a weekend when many cultures conduct special rituals to honor departed souls. In recognition of these multiple traditions, highlighted here are two vegan programs sponsored in part by this Fund — programs that can be thought of as Greg in death continuing just as he did in life,…

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You Have Always Been My Inspiration

On this fourth anniversary of Greg’s death, I came to Glasgow to visit the Linda McCartney Retrospective photo exhibition. I came to be freshly inspired by this memorial to one of the best-known modern animal rights activists — and to be inspired by the heart behind the memorial, her surviving husband Sir Paul McCartney, who…

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