Defending the Innocent

We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in York, PA.
We advocate for animals by promoting veganism which is a compassionate and ethical lifestyle that also benefits human health and our global environment.

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Vegan Friendly Restaurants in South Central PA

Ever-Growing Vegan Options in South Central PA

We update our list of vegan friendly restaurants often. If you are looking to dine somewhere in York, Lancaster, Harrisburg or the surrounding area, check out the lists for great places to visit.

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Poetry by Savannah Conley
Bethesda Mission Vegan Meal
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Upcoming Events

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Mar. 09, 2019

March Volunteer Day at Whispering Rise Animal Sanctuary

Come out to Whispering Rise Farm & Animal Sanctuary to help out the pigs!

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Sep. 21, 2019

2nd Annual Harvest Vegfest York

100% vegan festival in York, PA!

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Vegan Chili
Featured Recipe

Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Chili

Enjoy this comforting, cruelty-free chili on a cold winter day.

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