Thanks to you, we surpassed our original $6,000 goal as well as our $10,000 stretch goal and raised $10,340 for the animals on Thursday!
Your gift supports our work of creating lasting change for farmed animals through sharing their stories and how plant-based eating helps them on social media, e-newsletters, and direct outreach done year-round by our volunteers through our programs and events, including Twin Cities Veg Fest.
Your gift will go toward supporting creating lasting change for the animals through:
Our Wholesome Minnesota program, which focuses on increasing the availability of plant-based food in institutions
Launching a mentor program that will provide one-on-one diet change support for individuals
Training volunteers who will continue to expand our educational video outreach and leafleting programs
Bringing over 10,000 people to Twin Cities Veg Fest 2019!
Thank you for your generosity and support in creating lasting change for individuals and institutions in our communities.
As you read this page millions of chickens like Betty sit in windowless sheds, unable to spread their wings. Hidden away, they’re unable to share their stories and create a movement for change.
That’s where Compassionate Action for Animals (CAA) comes in. We share animals’ stories on social media, in our e-newsletters, through year-round direct outreach done by our volunteers, and at Twin Cities Veg Fest.
By making a gift of any size you’re helping people learn the realities of farm animal life, and move towards a plant-based diet. And thanks to a special matching gift, your donation will go twice as far in reducing the suffering of animals like Betty.
On November 15 you also have the chance to help us win a $500 prize that will further our life-saving work! Every 10 minutes, the GiveMN team will choose one organization that received a gift to receive an additional $500.
These are some of the numbers that describe the 2018 Twin Cities Veg Fest. This year’s festival was full of thoughtful presentations, exciting conversations, performances, and delicious food. Numbers are great, but a picture is worth a thousand words. Luckily, we’ve got a ton of pictures to show you how we Twin Cities Veg-Fested. Special thanks to our awesome volunteer photographers!
To see even more photos from Sunday (or share some of your own!), check out our Instagram feed and search for photos with the hashtags #tcvegfest or #tcvegfest18.
Want to learn how to get strong bones on a vegan diet? How female oppression and the dairy industry are interconnected? Why food access matters in creating a vegan world? Where to find the best vegan ice cream in the Twin Cities?
The answers to all these questions and more can be found in the latest issue of Twin Cities Veg Living, our annual 12-page magazine that shows the how and why of compassionate living.
In honor of the 20th anniversary of Compassionate Action for Animals, we have a new visual brand identity. Super exciting!
The redesign process began last fall, led by designer Danami Maurice Champion. A team of CAA staff, board members, and volunteers gave feedback on design direction, and now we can share the end result: CAA’s new logo, colors, typography, and more. (Twin Cities Veg Fest and Bridges of Respect will each get new looks later this year. Stay tuned for that!)
Over the next six months you’ll see a gradual changeover in CAA’s visual materials, everything from our printed brochure to our social media to our website. Today, you get to feast your eyes on the overall plan, a bold new look that aims to reach a bigger spectrum of the Twin Cities community. You’ll also read about the ideas behind the design choices, starting with the attributes of our brand.
Compassionate Action for Animals is approaching its twentieth anniversary, and with that we’ve got exciting plans for a redesign of our brand identity, which includes logo, typography, color palette, and more. And not only are we getting a redesign for CAA, but we’re also redesigning for two of our key programs, Twin Cities Veg Fest and Bridges of Respect.
The initial idea for this project came out of a desire for our logos to more accurately reflect our mission and to attract more of our target audiences.