Category: Animal Rights in NY

Holiday Dinner at Hettie’s

Animal Rights Rochester is holding a fundraiser Holiday Dinner! Proceeds will be used to fund ongoing media campaigns. Vegan dinner includes appetizers, buffet, dessert, and non-alcoholic beverages. Note: Deadline to purchase tickets was 12/14. BYOB: Hettie’s policy for special functions…

New Name! New Web Address!

On November 28th, 2016, the ARAUNY board of directors met and voted to change our organization’s name to Animal Rights Rochester, Inc., or ARRoc (or ARROC). New name and web address – same great work!

Vegan Billboard Funded!

A huge thank-you to all who donated to our billboard fundraiser!  Our AR community is wonderfully generous.  We’ll be moving forward with this project, and will let you know when and where to look for this beautiful billboard.

Vegan Billboard!

ARAUNY is starting an advertising campaign throughout the Rochester area to spread awareness about the cruelty endured by animals destined to become food. Our first project is to rent a billboard to be displayed in a prominent place in Rochester.…

Book Club 1/16: Sexual Politics of Meat

Our next book will be: The Sexual Politics of Meat by Carol J. Adams Our book discussion will be Monday, January 16th 6:30-8:00 pm at the Rochester Lifestyle Medicine yoga room at the Rochester Academy of Medicine, 1441 East Ave.,…

Recap: Vigil for Turkeys

Let’s give thanks to Adam, Deb, John, Krista, and Martha for coming out to express their compassion and sorrow for turkeys today (and thanks to Lyn for stopping by to give us hugs). The rain held off but the wind…

Recap: Potluck for Abby

Seventeen people came to our Potluck for Abby, in honor of our turkey friend at ASHA Sanctuary.  The food was delicious of course.  Thanks to Rochester Lifestyle Medicine for the use of their classroom, Mary for organizing, and to Tara…

Recap: Stand Up for Turkeys

Sixteen people came out to stand up for their friends at the busy corner of East Avenue and Winton Road for one-hundred minutes.  The weather was glorious, and many passers-by now know that somebody cares about turkeys.  Thanks to Adam,…

Public Market

Thanks to Mary, Nolan, and Maxine for tabling at the Public Market Saturday.  It was a nice enough day that we didn’t need our new canopy (bought with member dues and donations – thanks!).  Thanks to Dave for stopping by…

Vigil for Turkeys

November is coming, a month when I feel particularly out-of-alignment with the culture around me.  People everywhere are planning excitedly for Thanksgiving, at the center of which is… well,  a dead bird.  Forty-five million turkeys will suffer and die for…