Biggest VegWeek Ever: More than 9K People Take the VegPledge

VegWeek 2018 has been a sweet and savory success, inspiring more people than ever — a record-breaking 9,300 VegPledgers — to explore the flavorful and fun world of plant-based eating for at least seven days! Thanks to our nearly 600 recruiters who empowered friends and family to take the VegPledge, compassionate celebrity Endorsers, our incredible Sponsors and Partners, a bright …

Sweet VegWeek 2017 Success!

VegWeek 2017 has been a sweet success, empowering thousands of people to explore meatless eating thanks to the hundreds of people who recruited friends and family to join the fun, and our amazing VegWeek Endorsers and Partners who offered motivation and encouragement! Here are a few highlights from the VegWeek food and fun. Thousands Explore Veg Eating From April 17 through April …

It’s Earth Week! Take a Bite Out of Climate Change

It’s Earth Week – and almost Earth Day (April 22)! Study after study confirms that animal agriculture is a leading cause of environmental degradation. Nine billion farmed animals are killed for us to eat each year — in the US alone, most suffering in confinement and filthy conditions on factory farms. This mass-scale animal farming is not only devastating to the …

2 Ways You Can Help Pigs on National Pig Day

It’s National Pig Day! Did you know that pigs have excellent long-term memories? That they can learn what a mirror image is? Read more about these remarkably intelligent and social animals and what they have to say. They’re even smarter than dogs, the beloved companion animals with whom so many of us share our homes! Still, sadly, more than 115 million …

VegWeek 2016 Success: Stars Align & Thousands Try Veg

VegWeek 2016 has been a huge success: the stars aligned, from well-known athletes and celebrities to our partners and recruiters, empowering thousands of friends, family and followers to explore the world of meat-free eating for at least one week! Spanning April 18-24, VegWeek 2016 marked Compassion Over Killing’s eighth consecutive year of this week-long international campaign celebrating vegetarian eating. The …

Celebrities Inspire Thousands to Join VegWeek!

There are 52 weeks in a year. Why not make at least one meat-free? That’s the inspiring message behind COK’s VegWeek, an international week-long celebration of vegetarian eating that coincides with Earth Day, this year spanning April 18-24. Thousands commit to explore plant-based eating during VegWeek by taking a 7-Day VegPledge. And they’re in good company with support and inspiration from …

Sen. Cory Booker: You Can Bet Your Broccoli He’s Vegan!

This past April, US Senator Cory Booker enthusiastically lent his support to COK’s annual US VegWeek celebration with the message: “I’m a vegetarian every day and [US VegWeek] is my birthday week. You can bet your broccoli I’m in!” Now, he’s taking his commitment to protecting his health, the planet, and animals one step further: Earlier this week, Sen. Booker …

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SUCCESS: US VegWeek 2014 Inspires 130,000+ Meat-Free Meals

Our sixth annual US VegWeek wrapped up on Sunday, April 27 and by all measures, it was a resounding success! This year’s campaign nearly doubled our impact for animals with more than 6,350 people nationwide taking our 7-Day VegPledge — that’s more 130,000 meat-free meals! Here are some highlights we’re excited to share:  74 federal, state, and local elected officials  …