Give for the Animals Today!

Photo by Brooke Reynolds, capturedbybrooke.comDear friend of the animals,

What a monumental year it has been at Compassionate Action for Animals! Thank you for being a part of our team of animal advocates, making plant-based food, compassionate fellowship, and humane education available to the Twin Cities community.

Please help us reach our year-end goal of $10,000 by making a gift to CAA in the month of December. Your contributions will be matched 2-for-1, thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor. That means we can raise an additional $20,000 to help farmed animals!

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December Potluck: Holiday Party (and Farewell Party!)

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Gingerbread w/ Lemon Cream CheeseYou're invited to join us for an evening of holiday fun, vegan food, and well-wishes at the Powderhorn Park Recreation Center. Not only is this a celebratory potluck, but it's also a farewell party for our outgoing executive director, Unny Nambudiripad. Join us as we say goodbye to Unny and welcome our new executive director, Laura Matanah.

CAA will provide the dessert (vegan cupcakes!), and you're invited to bring a vegan dish to share. Please bring a savory side dish, salad, or entree. Compostable dishware and utensils will be provided, though you are welcome to bring your own. Please also bring a list of ingredients for your dish.

RSVP on the Facebook event page or email Justin at You may also contact Justin if you'd like to volunteer to help with setup or cleanup.


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Most of us think that the meat, milk, and eggs that we buy come from animals who have lived happy, healthy lives. However, undercover investigations have revealed a different picture over and over again. Animals on modern farms are routinely treated in ways that would be grounds for felony cruelty charges if applied to a cat or dog. Yet, like cats and dogs, farmed animals have complex emotions including the capacity to suffer.

Compassionate Action for Animals exists to build a truly animal-friendly community in the Twin Cities region. Through outreach, education, and community building, we educate the public about farmed animal suffering and help people move towards a vegan diet. We are a nonprofit organization with a staff of two and more than 150 volunteers.

If you feel moved to advocate for animals, please consider supporting our work by volunteering, donating, or joining us at one of our events. If you’re interested in transitioning to plant-based diet, visit our Veg Resources page where you’ll find recipes and a variety of tips that can help you on your journey towards a more compassionate lifestyle.

Together, we can make a difference for the animals!

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Monday, December 5, 2016

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