COK’s 10th Annual DC VegFest Bringing Food and Fun September 15

Compassion Over Killing Staff Events, Outreach, Veg Eating

Compassion Over Killing (COK) is proud to present our 10th annual DC VegFest on Saturday, September 15, 2018! Hosted outdoors at famed Yards Park in the nation’s capital, the DC VegFest is a free fun-filled festival of food, music, education, and inspiration with more than 20,000 attendees joining the celebration each year.    Thousands of festival-goers – vegans and pre-vegans alike …

Powerful ‘Beyond The Lies’ Summer Video Tour to Bring Thousands Nationwide the Shocking Truth of Life and Death for Farmed Animals

Compassion Over Killing Staff Animals, Campaigns, Events, Investigations

Compassion Over Killing (COK) proudly announces the launch of our Beyond The Lies tours, kicking off today in California and bringing powerful video outreach to 36 cities nationwide this summer, including on the final cross-country Vans Warped Tour. This inspiring program will raise awareness among thousands of people about the suffering of animals raised and killed for food, empowering them to …

Watch the Fun: Thousands Celebrate COK’s DC VegFest 2017!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Events

  On September 2, Compassion Over Killing’s DC VegFest 2017 was filled with up to 20,000 smiles, making DC’s beautiful Yards Park shine all day! Despite some not-so-shiny weather, an enthusiastic crowd joined the fun, including many who lined up hours early to get their commemorative tote bag packed with goodies from our sponsors. Vegans and pre-vegans alike came together at …

DC VegFest 2015: A Shining Success!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Campaigns, Events, Outreach, Veg Eating

On October 3rd, more than 10,000 people joined us to celebrate the many joys of vegan eating at our 7th annual DC VegFest in the nation’s capital. Despite some rain and cloudy weather, the crowds were shining with smiles as they began lining up two hours early to get a free, fully-loaded commemorative tote bag! Kicking off the event with …

Four Ways to Celebrate Food Day

Compassion Over Killing Staff Events, Outreach, Uncategorized, Veg Eating

Want to help change the world in a day? That’s what the annual Food Day celebration aims to do. Hosted each year on October 24, Food Day  is a global awareness campaign created by the Center for Science in Public Interest (CSPI) that offers a platform to take action on food-related issues.  Who’s invited? Everyone and anyone who eats — and that means YOU! So now …

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DC VegFest 2014 Success: 15,000 People Strong & Growing!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Events, Veg Eating

“Thanks for being the best festival ever!”   ★ “I can’t believe the amount of people in attendance!” ★ “Could I be having any more fun at DC VegFest? I don’t think so!” ★ “Holy DC VegFest!”  ★ “So much fun at DCVegFest today. Can’t wait to go next year”  Wow! We’re blown away by the tremendously positive feedback that …


US Reps. Deutch & Gabbard Take US VegWeek Pledge to Next Level!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Campaigns, Events, Veg Eating

Earlier this year, more than 70 elected officials along with thousands of people across the country took Compassion Over Killing’s 7-Day VegPledge for US VegWeek. Many have shared their stories about how taking this pledge changed their lives. This week, two Congressmembers who participated in US VegWeek — Rep. Ted Deutch (Florida) and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (Hawaii) — publicly embraced …

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Washington DC Celebrates Meat-Free Week

Compassion Over Killing Staff Events, Veg Eating

Move over “DC Meat Week” — now in its 5th year, the popular Washington DC Meat-Free Week is back and it kicks off on Monday, February 3! This week-long food frenzy celebration is a fun way to explore and enjoy several veg-friendly specials offered at restaurants throughout the nation’s capital. New to the area or just visiting? You’ll soon discover …