Animal Outlook’s MeatOut 2020 Kicks Off Its 35th Year

ryan Campaigns, Outreach, Veg Eating

Animal Outlook’s MeatOut campaign empowers people around the world to turn over a new leaf on March 20, the first day of spring, by pledging to explore the many benefits of plant-based eating, for our health, the environment, and animals. MeatOut was first launched in 1985 to promote a national — and increasingly international — conversation questioning consumption of animal …

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Starbucks is Finally Exploring Vegan Breakfast Meats

ryan Campaigns, Health, News, Outreach, Starbucks

After years of campaigning from Jane Velez-Mitchell and Animal Outlook (formerly Compassion Over Killing), Starbucks may finally be catching up with the sizzling demand for vegan food by teasing a meaty vegan breakfast item.  In a new sustainability commitment on its US website, the coffee giant declares, “From more plant-based food and beverages to reusables, Starbucks is looking far and …

Beyond The Lies Disrupts Animal Ag at Disrupt Festival this Summer

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Compassion Over Killing’s Beyond The Lies tour has just wrapped up its impactful summer tour planting seeds of compassion and challenging viewers to try vegan eating. This year we were able to get on the road with the brand new Disrupt Festival to advocate for animals using our moving investigative video. Plus, awesome COK volunteers and BTL Program Manager Radish …

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COK Campaign Victory: Dunkin’ Donuts Adds Almond Milk to Its Menu!

ryan Campaigns, Outreach, Veg Eating

Dunkin’ Donuts is the world’s largest coffee and baked goods chain with more than 7,500 locations throughout the United States, including its first Los Angeles location that opened during Labor Day weekend. Yet, it’s one of the only national coffee chains that hasn’t offered dairy-free milk to all customers – until now, thanks to your requests! We’re so excited to …

Giant Cow Descends on Nestlé HQ Delivering 20k Petition Signatures

smcdonald Campaigns, News, Outreach

Compassion Over Killing volunteers, along with a giant inflatable cow, just delivered more than 20,000 petition signatures to Nestlé’s doorstep in Arlington, Virginia. The petition, created after a Compassion Over Killing investigation revealed shocking cruelty at a dairy farm that supplied to Nestlé ice cream brands, urges the company to ban the cruel dehorning of young calves with a hot …

New Location, Same Food & Fun: DC VegFest 2019!

smcdonald News, Outreach

On August 11th, 2019 (now known as DC VegFest Day!) over 15,000 vegans and pre-vegans swarmed the District of Columbia, joining Compassion Over Killing for our annual DC VegFest. This year’s festival was a huge success thanks to your support, the help of some amazing volunteers, delicious vegan vendors, and inspiring compassionate merchants and nonprofits!  The popular Main Stage featured …

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Compassion Society Empowers The Next Generation of Animal Activists

smcdonald News, Outreach

Compassion Society is a network of vegan college students working to make their campuses more compassionate. During the spring semester, Compassion Over Killing helped empower 4 groups of students to host 8 events ranging from pay-per-view (PPV) video outreach to sampling vegan food! Former COK Intern Erika Wilkinson held multiple PPV events at George Mason University. Former Beyond The Lies …

Beyond The Lies Program Wraps Up Spring Tour Spreading Compassion

smcdonald News, Outreach

Compassion Over Killing’s unique Beyond The Lies program just wrapped up another successful tour! This spring, our team brought a powerful message of compassion to college campuses across the state of California to raise awareness about the suffering of animals raised and killed for food. We held 20 events, where COK paid viewers $1.00 to watch a powerful video unveiling …

VegWeek 2019

Have You Taken the VegPledge Yet?

smcdonald News, Outreach

Compassion Over Killing is proud to present VegWeek 2019! The week of April 22nd, we’ll be celebrating Earth Day by sharing vegan eating with VegWeek pledges and recruiters for one week (and hopefully beyond!). With 52 weeks in a year, why not make at least one week vegan? It’s easy: simply pledge now and you’ll get free recipes, product coupons, …