Celebrating 14 years at COK: A reflection of the past as we build a kinder future

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By Erica Meier, Executive Director The New Year offers an important opportunity for reflection, which can spark creative ideas for growth and forward progress. As we enter 2019, I’m reminded that this month, January 2019, marks my 14-year anniversary working at Compassion Over Killing!   I moved to the nation’s capital in 1999 and soon started volunteering at COK. At …

COK Honors Recipients with Compassionate Community Awards

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Compassion Over Killing’s life-saving work for animals is made possible thanks to the generosity of our donors, the dedication of our incredible volunteers, and the support from companies that  share our values. On December 15, at COK’s holiday celebration, we were thrilled to present our Compassionate Community awards to two very special and deserving recipients, in honor of all they …

COK’s Month of Compassion & Gratitude: Meet the Team

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In the spirit of Thanksgiving and in honor of #GivingTuesday on November 27, Compassion Over Killing is joining together to celebrate November as a Month of Compassion and Gratitude. Through Nov. 27, we’ll be raising support for our vital work for animals while also giving back to causes and communities that are important to each of us, and to us as …

World Vegan Day Kicks off COK’s Month of Compassion & Gratitude

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Launching today, World Vegan Day, the Compassion Over Killing team is joining together for our Month of Compassion & Gratitude — and you can be part of it! Meet our team, lend your support, and see the many inspiring ways we’ll be giving back to our communities with your help… In the spirit of Thanksgiving and in honor of #GivingTuesday …

Turn Up the Heat on Big Ag in August: Double your impact!

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With our supporters standing strong at our side, Compassion Over Killing is challenging the status quo of Animal Ag and inspiring thousands nationwide to choose compassion, in part by prompting new vegan menu options. Right now, your special gift will go twice as far in strengthening the work of Compassion Over Killing and our brave investigators who shed light on the horrors …

COK in 2016: The Power of Change!

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THANK YOU: Together, we are changing the world! As highlighted in our inspiring year-in-review video, Compassion Over Killing has been able to achieve groundbreaking progress and victories for farm animals in 2016, thanks to your generosity and support! Our brave investigator uncovered for the time ever the horrors hidden inside chicken breeding factory farms We successfully persuaded three top poultry companies to end …

VegWeek 2016 Success: Stars Align & Thousands Try Veg

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VegWeek 2016 has been a huge success: the stars aligned, from well-known athletes and celebrities to our partners and recruiters, empowering thousands of friends, family and followers to explore the world of meat-free eating for at least one week! Spanning April 18-24, VegWeek 2016 marked Compassion Over Killing’s eighth consecutive year of this week-long international campaign celebrating vegetarian eating. The …

Marching Forward: Inspiring Messages of Compassion by Women

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A note from Erica Meier, Executive Director of Compassion Over Killing: Though they are so often working behind the scenes rather than in the public eye, there are thousands of women standing up and speaking out on behalf of suffering animals each and every day. As we reflect upon this Women’s History Month, I would like to send thanks to the …