Why Animal Advocacy Matters – A Letter to the Editor

This was a letter to the editor of the York Daily Record written by Joe Kirkenir   We at Animal Advocates of South Central PA promote a compassionate and healthy vegan lifestyle, which aligns with our values of nonviolence and respect for all living creatures. There are countless statistics that show how impactful refraining from animal-based products… Read more »

Central Pennsylvania Save Chapter: Origins

Origins of Activism On the way home from a concert in Pittsburgh last year, I was looking out onto the scenic Pennsylvania backroads when, out of the corner of my eye, I caught glimpse of something large and silver – a truck. I see trucks fairly often in my daily life (since I live near… Read more »

The Amish and Animal Cruelty: An Unexpected Mix

The Unfortunate Truth Born of conservative Anabaptist roots, The Amish are known for simplicity, pacifism and integrity in the face of persecution. Their Christlike forgiveness, extended even to those who murder their children (1), are widely publicized and lauded. Embodying a nostalgic type of serenity, how can one not be inspired by a life so… Read more »

Animal Advocates: Our first year as a nonprofit!

2017 was an intense year for us at the Animal Advocates of South Central PA. We started the year off learning that our Lush Charity Pot grant had been approved. We worked on the grant during the last few months of 2016 and submitted it in the middle of December. The news was amazing, and… Read more »