Defending the Innocent
We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in York, Pennsylvania.
We advocate for animals by promoting veganism as a compassionate and ethical lifestyle that also benefits human health and our global environment.
PA Senate Bill 248
Ban Exotic Animals in Traveling Exhibitions
Learn how you can help wild and exotic animals! This important bill could help countless animals including camels, elephants, lions, zebras, and tigers. Just a few minutes of your time will make a huge difference.
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Apr. 22, 2018
Our Vegan Challenge is locally-focused and will give participants support and confidence during their journey throughout May.Learn More
Jun. 10, 2018
Join us for a vegan cheeze making demonstration in the barn at Lancaster Farm Sanctuary. All proceeds from the class will benefit Animal Advocates of South Central PA. This class is presented by the Animal Advocates of SCPA, ScPA Vegan Drinks and Lancaster Farm Sanctuary. There are 30 available tickets for this event.Learn More
Sep. 22, 2018
Save the Date! York is hosting it’s first Vegfest!! Harvest Vegfest will give a spotlight to the wonderful abundance of local produce of York County and the surrounding area. It will be a free, community-centered event which will focus on healthy, sustainable and compassionate living. Food, vendors, kids’ activities speakers, cooking demonstrations, a pie eating… Read more »Learn More
Flaky, cheesy mushroom pastries based on a 14th century French recipe.