At the end of last year – which currently feels like eight long months ago, instead of a quick three! – I wrote an open letter to writer Jennifer Finney Boylan in response to an opinion piece she published in the New York Times titled Why Do I Eat Pigs, and Give My Dog Her… Read more »
Author: Adrienne Williams
We all must keep moving forward. Of course, by nature we all seem to need hope in order to keep moving forward so how do we get there when there seems to be no hope? Or when it is just too much of a luxury? I know I can’t do it without finding a better way of approach than my pendulum swing between extremes.
As we prepare to welcome Give Local York 2019, let’s take a moment to reflect on just what it means to channel your efforts at Home. For most of us, the idea of charitable giving is second nature. Many national and international organizations thrive off of the generosity of donors, and it is this financial… Read more »
Dear Cory, You did not sign up for my veganism. Like most people on Earth, or at least in the United States, I always considered myself an animal lover. You’d see me quickly mute the ASPCA’s television commercials, lest I start weeping for all of the cats and dogs abandoned in the cold. You’d also… Read more »
Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers, it’s for friends, family and furbabies! Treat yourself and those you care about with a special meal, decadent treats or a relaxing night in. There are plenty of options in South Central PA.
The start of the holiday season in early November gets me feeling warm and fuzzy inside, but it also brings about an uncomfortable sensation in the pit of my stomach knowing about the plight of animals. I have wonderful memories of my childhood and young adult years spending time with family and friends, and eating… Read more »
A couple weeks ago, we challenged the Mayor of York City, Michael Helfrich, to go vegan for a week to help us kick off Harvest Vegfest York. He happily accepted the challenge and he was kind enough to take some time to answer our questions about his experience… John Beck, Director with the Animal… Read more »
As a graduate of Animal Advocates of South Central PA’s May 2018 Vegan Challenge, I can assure you that there is plenty of support and accountability available for anyone interested in saying “goodbye” to animal products, and “hello” to compassionate living. Whether your reason is ethics, environmental, health, or even if you’re just curious about… Read more »
By Jasmine Taylor Being a Mom I love being a mother. I went through so much between pregnancy, delivery and postpartum, but it was all worth it for me to just be with my kids and watch them grow. I couldn’t imagine having to go through all of that, and then have someone tell me… Read more »
“There Is No Way that Is Why You Became a Vegan” That’s the reaction I get when I tell someone my story. Not every vegan journey is a heart-warming stroll through a sunny pathed park surrounded by rainbows. Some are a shade darker and, dare I say it, sillier. I loved steak, ice cream, buffalo… Read more »