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AR2016 Sponsors

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Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM) is a national non-profit organization working to end the use of animals for food through public education and grassroots activism. FARM believes in the inherent self-worth of animals, enhanced environmental protection, and public health. With offices in Washington, DC and Portland, OR, FARM organizes the Animal Rights National Conference, the 10 Billion Lives ToursWorld Day for Farmed Animals, and other life-saving programs.
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A Well-Fed World (AWFW) is based in Washington, DC and works across the partisan, issue, and religious divides to empower individuals, grassroots groups, and national leaders. AWFW is a health, hunger and environmental organization that explicitly promotes the benefits of wholesome, plant-rich eating and other green food choices. AWFW goes beyond quick-fixes, and instead works for long-term, structural change at all levels.
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Animal Equality is an International animal advocacy organization dedicated to defending all animals through public education, campaigns and investigations. They are currently active in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain, Mexico, Venezuela and India. They believe that every animal should have a voice, deserving a life free of pain and suffering and seek to achieve a behavioural and lasting change in society in order to prevent cruelty and protect animals.

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Mercy For Animals (MFA) is a non-profit animal advocacy organization that believes non-human animals are irreplaceable individuals who have morally significant interests and hence rights, including the right to live free of unnecessary suffering. MFA is dedicated to promoting non-violence towards all sentient beings through public education campaigns and demonstrations, undercover investigations, and open rescues.

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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights organization in the world, with more than 3 million members. PETA focuses its attention on the four areas in which the largest numbers of animals suffer the most intensely for the longest periods of time: on factory farms, in the clothing trade, in laboratories, and in the entertainment industry. They work through public education, cruelty investigations, research, animal rescue, legislation, special events, celebrity involvement, and protest campaigns.

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Stop Animal Exploitation NOW! is a national non-profit animal advocacy organization dedicated to the rights of all animals. Their strength comes from their exclusive focus on eliminating animal experimentation. Their mission is to end the exploitation of animals imprisoned in laboratories by educating the public with the reality of what is happening inside the vivisection industry and engaging government agencies to enforce laws, issue citations, and levy fines against criminal labs. Through in-depth investigations of laboratories, international protests and events, and national media campaigns, SAEN exposes and ends the misery of animals.

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Showing Animals Respect & Kindness (SHARK) is a non-profit international animal protection organization that investigates and exposes animal cruelty on the land, in the air and on the water. As the “Special Forces” of the animal movement, SHARK’s use of ground breaking technology and willingness to be on the battlefields, where the animals are being killed, has allowed us to score unprecedented victories that have saved tens of thousands of animals from being tortured and killed. Their “Angels for the Animals” drones, Hi-Pods and the Tiger Video Truck are just some of the remarkable innovations SHARK uses to help the animals. SHARK battles tirelessly against rodeos, bullfighting, pigeon shoots, turkey shoots, canned hunts and the list goes on.

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Founded in 1989, Animal Place’s California animal shelters fills a much-needed niche of farm animal rescue, sanctuary, education and adoption. Animal Place is one of the largest and oldest animal sanctuaries in the nation. They operate a 600-acre sanctuary in Grass Valley, California, and a 60-acre animal shelter in Vacaville, California. Animal Place extends compassion to all life with a special emphasis on farmed animals. This is executed by providing permanent sanctuary, education, legislation and appropriate placement of needy animals.
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The Animal Recovery Mission (ARM) is a non-profit investigative organization dedicated to eliminating severe animal cruelty operations worldwide.  ARM implements direct-action tactics to investigate, document, and expose illegal activities of animal cruelty. The organization’s main goals are to improve the quality of life for animals and educate the public. The end result will raise awareness of the unforeseen ethical, social and environmental implications of animal abuse and produce effective changes in the treatment of defenseless animals.

** Silver Sponsor **
Compassion Over Killing (COK) is a non-profit animal advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. with an additional office in Los Angeles. Working to end animal abuse since 1995, COK focuses on cruelty to animals in agriculture and promotes vegetarian eating as a way to build a kinder world for all of us, both human and non-human.
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Farm Sanctuary, founded in 1986, is committed to ending cruelty to farm animals and promoting compassionate vegan living through rescue, education, and advocacy efforts. With sanctuaries in Watkins Glen, New York; Northern California (Orland); and the Los Angeles area, they educate millions of people about their plight and the effects of factory farming on our health and environment. They advocate for laws and policies to prevent suffering and promote compassion, and  reach out to legislators and businesses to bring about institutional reforms. 
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In Defense of Animals (IDA) is a non-profit organization working to end animal exploitation, cruelty, and abuse by protecting for the rights, welfare, and habitats of animals, as well as to raise their status beyond mere property, commodities, or things. IDA's campaigns cover animals around the world through investigation, rescue & rehabilitation, public education, political & consumer advocacy and litigation.

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Indraloka Animal Sanctuary provides “heaven on earth” for farm animals that have nowhere else to turn.  They inform, inspire, and empower the community, especially children, on ways in which we can better care for ourselves and the environment while helping animals in need. They advocate for a kind and compassionate diet and lifestyle that protects animals, the earth, and our own health.

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International Primate Protection League (IPPL) is a grassroots non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the world's remaining primates, great and small. Among their many activities, they organize international protest campaigns, conduct investigations, operate a sanctuary for rescued gibbon apes in South Carolina, and offer financial support for other activities that help monkeys and apes.
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OneProtest will not turn a blind eye to the injustices in the world around us. We are the ones on the front-line fighting against circuses, trophy hunting, domestic animal abuse, and much more. Whether it is a circus tiger living in a cage for 23 hours a day, a black bear being hunted down as a trophy, or an abused puppy living on a chain, they are here to expose the truth and raise awareness through protesting, investigations, educational outreach, and community empowerment.
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Launched in the UK in January 2014, Veganuary (pronounced vee-gan-uary) is a global campaign that encourages people to try vegan for January. As a non-profit organization, Veganuary is dediated to changing public attitudes, while providing all the information and practical support required to make the transition to veganism as easy and enjoyable as possible. Veganuary has had an incredible degree of success in a very short time and is changing lives all over the world.

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Vegan Outreach has been working effectively since 1993 to inspire new vegans and reduce animal suffering. VO believes the end of this suffering will come from striking at the root of the problem. Each year, on-staff Outreach Coordinators and volunteer leafleters hand out millions of persuasive booklets at schools and other venues, including remote areas where individuals may not otherwise receive information about veganism. An informative Guide to Cruelty-Free Eating is available at no cost, as is nutrition information from a registered dietitian and a mentor program to help people go and stay vegan. Vegan Outreach leaflets throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Australia.
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VegFund provides grants to vegan activists to support their outreach efforts. They fund programs all over the world that inspire people to go and stay vegan.
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Ady Gil World Conservation (AGWC) believes in the right to live happy, healthy, and meaningful lives with minimum impact on the environment and the species around us. AGWC was founded by Ady Gil in 2010. His journey started with the adoption of a turkey named “Shalom” upon first opening his eyes to the dismal and unnecessary suffering of America’s factory farm animals.
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The Animal Cruelty Exposure Fund’s mission is to raise funds to promote public awareness regarding animal cruelty issues through main stream media such as television, billboards, print ads, and social media. We work with other animal rights groups who have exposed cruelty through investigations, and get those images to the public. Animals need equal footing to Big Ag by using main stream media to educate people as to the truth, rather than Big Ag's fantasy ads, showing “happy" cows, pigs, and chickens. We know the truth. It’s time the rest of the world did, too.
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CompassionWorks International (CWI) believes in kindness, respect, unity, dialogue, community, commitment, strategic action, one world for all beings, neighbors talking to neighbors, and friends sharing with friends. They envision a day when all animals are able to live their lives free from unnecessary harm and suffering. CWI provides the assistance needed to bring hope to animals. They believe that by implementing professional, strategic actions within our communities, every one of us can be a beacon of light that spreads awareness about the pain and suffering that occurs inside the tanks, under the big tops, within the racetracks, and behind the shuttered doors of factory farms and medical testing facilities.

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E-The Environmental Magazine's mission has remained the same since its inception: to provide information about environmental issues and to share ideas and resources so that readers can live more sustainable lives and connect with ongoing efforts for change.

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SuperMeat is a groundbreaking Israeli Biotechnology startup that develops machines to organically grow chicken meat using cutting-edge regenerative technologies. The company was founded to address the technological and ecological challenges in feeding a growing global population. SuperMeat is an ideologically and scientifically driven effort to create a humane, animal-free solution, to nutritional security, which will drastically reduce carbon emissions and increase food safety worldwide.
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The Humane League is a 501(c)3 animal advocacy organization that works to protect all animals through public education, campaigns and rescue. We have staffed offices serving the greater metro regions of Philadelphia, Boston, Maryland, New York City, Charlotte, Seattle, San Francisco and Dallas, and our work for animals extends nationwide. Funding comes from their over 6,000 members and supporters.
*Bronze Sponsor*
United Poultry Concerns is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the compassionate and respectful treatment of chickens, turkeys, ducks and other domestic fowl. They hold that the treatment of these birds in the areas of food production, science, education, entertainment, and human companionship situations has a significant effect upon human, animal, and environmental welfare. They seek to make the public aware of the ways in which poultry are used, and to promote the benefits of a vegan diet and lifestyle. They provide information through their quarterly magazine Poultry Press, website at, and sanctuary in Machipongo, VA on the Eastern Shore.
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Danfung Dennis, Founder and CEO of Condition One, worked as a war photographer for many years in some of the world’s most dangerous places. Inspired by the idea that even a single image can shake people from indifference, Danfung wanted to deliver even more powerful experiences. With an ethical approach, Danfung launched Condition One to develop advanced VR technology. He believes VR has the power to take you ‘there’ and give audiences a first-hand experience of the world’s suffering and injustice as well as the triumph and the beauty.

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Tofurky's products are created to promote the health and vitality of communities and ecosystems. For more than 35 years, they have innovated to create delicious and sustainable veg-friendly food.

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VegNews, the premier vegan lifestyle magazine, serves up the latest in meat-free news, food, travel, politics, and buzz. Named one of the “Best 50 Magazines” by the Chicago Tribune (#18) and the country’s “Best Lifestyle Magazine” in 2008, 2009, and 2010, it is read by more than 225,000 people in 38 countries. The vegan media company also produces the award-winning along with a collection of popular e-newsletters, blogs, cookbooks, events, and vacations.

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Investigative Mechanics, also known as, provides specialty covert gear to human and animal rights organizations, investigative journalists, and other crusaders.
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RBC Wealth Management offers a full suite of banking, investment, asset management, trust, insurance, credit/lending and other wealth management solutions.  As a member of the Progressive Portfolio Concepts Group, Joshua Levine specializes in developing customized portfolios for animal welfare-conscious investors and nonprofit organizations.

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