Farm Sanctuary’s E-News & Action Alert 09/21/07

September 28th, 2007 1:13 pm by Kelly Garbato

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From: Farm Sanctuary – info [at] farmsanctuary.org
Date: Sep 21, 2007 12:31 PM
Subject: Farm Sanctuary’s E-News & Action Alert 09/21/07

Daring Dash Around Queens Lands Renegade Cow At New York Shelter

Today, Maxine munched on sweet hay in her pen in Farm Sanctuary’s New York Shelter cattle barn. The young Hereford cow was soaking up the peace and quiet, the tranquility quite a bit different than what she experienced not 72 hours ago, when she ran for her life through the streets of Queens, N.Y. Maxine likely escaped from one of New York City’s many slaughterhouses, auctions or live markets, but, like Joey the goat and Lucky Lady before her, Maxine’s quest for freedom was a rousing success. Read more.

Support Funding For Produce; Reject Animal Agriculture Subsidies

Within the next few weeks, the U.S. Senate will debate the 2007 Farm Bill, which will set agricultural policy for years to come. The Farm Bill is particularly important for farm animal protection because it contains various measures that address funding for the factory farming industry. Traditionally, Congress has disproportionately allocated funding toward animal factory farms, while leaving fruit and vegetable farmers lacking for support. However, this year, Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) is proposing a measure that will rectify this inequality and route money toward produce growers and away from factory animal farm operations. Read more.

Give And Take With Farm Sanctuary’s Volunteer Internship Program

Want to play a vital role in Farm Sanctuary’s efforts to rescue and protect farm animals? Become an intern! Whether you’re on the farm or in the office, your hard work will have a direct, lasting impact on the lives of farm animals in need. But it’s not just about giving. You’ll take with you the experience of a lifetime, as well as knowledge and skills to help you become a more effective advocate for farm animals. Learn more.

Donate Your Old Vehicle To Help Farm Animals

Donating your vehicle is a wonderful way to raise much-needed funds for farm animals and is greatly appreciated! We work with two companies that will arrange for a convenient pick up and then donate proceeds of the sale to Farm Sanctuary. The process is hassle-free and your donation is tax deductible as allowed by law. For more information, email jpappas@farmsanctuary.org, call 607-583-2225 ext. 237. or visit: http://www.farmsanctuary.org/join/car_donation.htm

IN THE NEWS

Escaped cow Maxine to receive refuge upstate
New York Daily News, September 20, 2007

Loose cow finds home
WETM, September 20, 2007

Oklahoma City family finding vegan lifestyle benefits in many ways
NewsOK.com, September 19, 2007

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About Farm Sanctuary

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Farm Sanctuary is the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization. Since incorporating in 1986, we have worked to expose and stop cruel practices of the “food animal” industry through research and investigations, legal and legislative actions, public awareness projects, youth education, and direct rescue and refuge efforts. Our shelters in Watkins Glen, NY and Orland, CA provide lifelong care for hundreds of rescued animals, who have become ambassadors for farm animals everywhere by educating visitors about the realities of factory farming. For more information about Farm Sanctuary or our programs, please visit http://www.farmsanctuary.org or call 607-583-2225. To become a Farm Sanctuary member or to make a donation today using our secure online form, please visit: https://secure.vegsource.com/farmsanc/join/donate_alert.htm. For updates on previous action alerts, please visit: http://www.farmsanctuary.org/actionalerts/update.htm

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