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Vegan Supper Social

Vegan Supper Social

BUY VEGAN SUPPER SOCIAL TICKET Jaime LeifheitJaime lives in Columbus, OH, with her husband, son, and five furry children. Jaime welcomes exploring new collaborations and partnerships relating to PRANA Run. If you’re interested in connecting, don’t hesitate to reach out. jaime@pranarun.org https://pranarun.org

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is here, making it the best possible time to give back! For those of you who still have not heard of Giving Tuesday, we’ve got the lowdown. #GivingTuesday started on social media as a way to encourage giving back. Some ways you can participate: […]

Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are fast approaching, and it can be hard to pick out a gift for that special someone, family member, or maybe even a coworker in your life. Well fear not, we took the hard work out and curated a list of thoughtful, eco-friendly, […]

It’s Here: Fur-Free Season!

It’s Here: Fur-Free Season!

With winter quickly approaching, you’ll soon be swapping the clothes in your closet for warmer options – if you haven’t done so already. You may have indulged in the Black Friday madness – that one day of retail frenzy chock-full of huge discounts and promos […]

Featured Sustainable Brands

Featured Sustainable Brands

Each Saturday, we feature different companies that provide vegan, ethical, sustainable, and eco-friendly products that are not only good for the world, but are good for you too! We have teamed up with some of these companies to provide exclusive discount codes for our readers […]

Giving Thanks to Animals

Giving Thanks to Animals

Sunrise Sanctuary | Photo by Alma Images It is officially November which means its World Vegan Month! What’s World Vegan Month? you may be asking. Since 1994, World Vegan Month has kicked off on November 1st, also known as World Vegan Day, which is an […]

Shark Finning and Our Ecosystem

Shark Finning and Our Ecosystem

Nearly every summer there is a new blockbuster of a killer shark terrorizing innocent swimmers trying to enjoy the beach. My own mother is still too scared to swim in the ocean after watching Jaws as a child. All of the negative press – be […]

Catch-and-Release Fishing Does Not Hurt Fish

Catch-and-Release Fishing Does Not Hurt Fish

“It’s okay … it’s only catch-and-release,” he responds. “Do you go fishing in your own pet fish tank,” I ask. “No way,” he says, “I don’t want to hurt my own pet.” A child can understand that fishing hurts fish, but it only matters if […]

CALIFORNIANS HAVE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE HISTORY: VOTE YES ON PROPOSITION 12

CALIFORNIANS HAVE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE HISTORY: VOTE YES ON PROPOSITION 12

On November 6, California residents will have the chance to vote on Proposition 12. Sponsored by The Humane Society, this initiative proposes clearly-defined, improved welfare standards for certain farm animals.  Specifically, Proposition 12 deals with minimum space requirements. It would require calves to have at least […]

Natural Equals No Harm

Natural Equals No Harm

All-natural. Cage-free. Free-range. Certified organic. These days food packaging can have misleading buzzwords. Most food boxes and packaging make some sort of claim about the product. It’s the company’s opportunity to convince the discerning buyer that their product is somehow healthier, more environmentally conscious, or […]

You’ve Probably Heard of it … Meatless Monday

You’ve Probably Heard of it … Meatless Monday

You’ve probably heard of Meatless Mondays. But what is it? And why abstain from meat once a week? Meatless Monday* is a global campaign that advises cutting meat from the diet each Monday. Did you know know that decreasing meat consumption – even just one day […]

Dairy Cows Are Happy

Dairy Cows Are Happy

Cows living on dairy farms are happy, healthy animals. They frolic in fields of rolling hills and spend their days grazing in green pastures. They’re mammals – just like us – so when they give birth to live young, they willingly, happily lactate for the sole […]

I’m NOT Lovin’ It: McDonald’s Chicken Cruelty Problem

I’m NOT Lovin’ It: McDonald’s Chicken Cruelty Problem

Chickens are one of the most common domesticated animals on the planet. At any one time there are around 20 billion chickens in the world. Surprisingly, most people’s only contact with chickens is on their plate or in their Happy Meals. But what are live chickens […]

Animals Deserve Better

Animals Deserve Better

Two things I want you to remember: Over 820,800 lives each year. All of those lives are not protected under federal law so the cruelty they endure is legal. I graduated from OSU in 2016. During my time there, I worked closely with university staff […]

The Cruelest Show on Earth

The Cruelest Show on Earth

Beaten mercilessly with steel rods and electric-shock prods. Whipped and shackled in chains. Deprivation of all things natural. Limited access to food, water, and medical care. The screaming and the blood day after day, the punishment is endless. Welcome to hell on earth for animals […]