Please join Farm Sanctuary, the nation's leading farm animal protection organization, for its annual Walk for Farm Animals in Central Park! This is a fantastic way to raise awareness about institutional animal abuse while raising funds for Farm Sanctuary's vital rescue, advocacy, and education efforts. Peter Singer, author of Animal Liberation, and hailed as "the most influential" philosopher alive, will speak at the Walk.
WHEN: Sunday, September 28. Registration begins at 10 AM and the Walk begins at NOON
WHERE: Central Park. Entrance is Merchant's Gate at Columbus Circle. Cross streets are 59 Street and 8th Ave.
WHAT: Fun outdoor fund-raising and awareness event that will include an address by Peter Singer. The Walk will also feature free vegan food provided by the Groovy Baker, a raffle for fantastic prizes including dinner for two at New York's best vegetarian restaurants, and appearances by celebrity supporters including rapper Princess Superstar, Senator Liz Krueger, vegan Iron Man champion Brendan Brazier, Mercy for Animals Director of Campaigns Freeman Wicklund, and Farm Sanctuary Executive Director Jeff Lydon.
LEARN MORE AND REGISTER! Bring your friends and family and come have fun while supporting this important event! You can learn more about the Walk at www.walkforfarmanimals.org and pre-register at www.firstgiving.com/farmsanctuary. Those individuals and teams that raise over $100 will receive prizes!
ABOUT FARM SANCTUARY: Farm Sanctuary works to protect farm animals through research, law, education, and rescue and refuge efforts. Farm Sanctuary shelters in Watkins Glen, New York, and Orland, California, provide lifelong care for hundreds of rescued animals. Every year, Farm Sanctuary organizes Walks for Farm Animals to raise funds for and awareness about farm animals. In 2008, more than 50 Walks are scheduled across the country.
ABOUT PETER SINGER: Peter Singer is currently Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University. His book, Animal Liberation, is widely regarded as the touchstone of the animal liberation movement since its publication in 1975. The New York Times, explaining how his views trickle down through media and academia to the general populace, noted that "no other living philosopher has had this kind of influence." The New Yorker called him the "most influential" philosopher alive. The New England Journal of Medicine commented that he has had "more success in effecting changes in acceptable behavior" than any philosopher since Bertrand Russell.
QUESTIONS? Please e-mail [email protected] See you at the Walk!
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