Give for the Animals Today!

Dear 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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January Potluck: Vegan Comfort Food

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Join us for our first community potluck of the year in the Community Room at the Carleton Artist Lofts in St. Paul. For this edition of our monthly potluck, we'll be sharing our favorite vegan comfort foods. Bring a dish and join in the fun!

What plant-based foods bring you comfort in the heart of winter? Here are some amazing recipe ideas. How about Enchilada Casserole? Or maybe peanut butter banana chip cookies? Get creative in the kitchen or grab something pre-made from a store. Just make sure it's vegan (no meat, fish, eggs, dairy, or honey).

In consideration for those who have food allergies or sensitivities, please bring a list of ingredients for your dish.

RSVP on the Facebook event page or email Justin at Also contact Justin if you'd like to sign up to help out with setup or cleanup for this event.

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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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Upcoming Events

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Saturday Morning Volunteer Orientation

Saturday, January 28, 2017

January Potluck: Vegan Comfort Food

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Spread Compassion at Kosherfest!

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Evening Volunteer Orientation