Save continues to grow all over the world! We now have 663 Animal Save groups in 71 countries listed on our website. We also have 107 Climate Save groups in 38 countries and 29 Health Save groups in 19 countries.
Health Save Movement
Health Save Movement aims to show how veganism can prevent and reverse diseases related to animal products consumption, enhance food justice, and decrease spending on the health crisis.
Ramadan is a good time for moving towards a more conscious and positive lifestyle - to quit smoking cigarettes and other habits that affect us and our surroundings with negative effects, for example. There have been cases of
people who end up in the hospital because of the habits of eating while breaking the fast (large meals containing high fat that comes from the animal or their bodily secretions)
Is there a healthier way to fast?
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Watch as Buenos Aires Health Save take to the streets to bring a message of peace and goodwill and give away clothing and good food. They do these walks as a regular program of outreach.
Salerno Health Save and Salerno Climate Save organized a beach clean-up and picnic on April 28 in Paestum, where they offered vegan food to people to show how delicious, nutritious and ethical it is.
Almost 100 donations so far. Thanks for all the kind support!!! We are at $11,506 (23%). Please donate and share the BeFairBeVEgan Toronto campaign. Help Us Bring BeFairBeVegan to Toronto!Watch our campaign video: please go to Save's YouTube channel. Learn more, donate if you are able, and share Our GoFundMe campaign.
We have very exciting news! With your help, we can bring BeFairBeVegan to Toronto! BFBV is a high-profile advertising campaign that presents to the consuming public the end of all animal use as the prerequisite for a fair and just society. Unlike many animal advocacy campaigns, BFBV’s central message is that veganism is a matter of fundamental justice, not a matter of convenience or personal choice.
Toronto is now poised to become the
eighth city to host BeFairBeVegan’s provocative billboards, challenging both residents and summer visitors to consider the consequences of using products that involve animal exploitation. Please check out these artists impressions below of how the campaign will look. With 2019 being hailed as “the year of the vegan,” this is the perfect time to bring BeFairBeVegan’s powerful vegan message to Canada’s most populous city.
Bangkok Animal Save report from their April 26 vigil: "We had a vigil from which a video and a photo series have gone viral here. We’ve also been featured on a news site - this is huge for the animal liberation movement not only in Bangkok, but Asia as a whole." Please watch. The video includes audio of pigs screaming. "Two pigs were trying to escape but in the end didn't survive."
The Climate Save Movement is building a grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis by ending animal agriculture, reforesting the Earth and phasing out fossil fuels. Help save the planet by going vegan and becoming active. Animal agriculture is a key source of greenhouse gas emissions,
which can all be eliminated entirely. It is also the leading source of ocean dead zones, deforestation, mass species extinctions, and excessive water use. Veganism and reforestation are critical parts of climate actions and, along with eliminating fossil fuels, are our last hope against catastrophic tipping points for our climate.
The climate change crisis is upon us, and we must urgently rise to mitigate and reverse it. The great news is that there are new Climate Save groups being formed all around the world!
Planting Life: A Climate Save Movement Project
Planting trees is an act of defiance, and an act of resistance, in a world that values industry and construction over natural life and wild spaces. Planting trees is an act of hope - hope in a beautiful, natural future for all beings. There is an old Greek proverb that says that a society grows great when we plant trees in whose shade we know we will never sit. Planting trees is a pure act of selfless love for future inhabitants. Please take photos and video of you and your community planting trees, and share them using the hashtag #ClimateSaveLife. Your work will inspire others!
If you would like to bear witness but don't have Save vigils near you, consider starting a group. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or check out thesavemovement.org for info on how to get started! We will help you every step of the way.
Hong Kong Pig Save held an outreach event at Lingnan University. They report: "We met vegetarians in our plant-based outreach and enjoyed vegan dim sum. Young people pursue freedom and racial and gender equality, yet speciesism is still very common. Animals need our voice."
Metro Manila Animal Save April 28 at the Megga Stock Farm Inc. slaughter plant. "The trucks kept coming. The screams keep going. Blood keeps spilling, but we won't surrender!" The kid is the son of one of the butchers. Please watch.
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
On April 24, World Day for Animals in Laboratories, Newcastle Save Animals in Laboratories collaborated with The Animal Justice Project's Lifeline campaign and Animal Liberation NSW Newcastle to ASK UON To Stop Animal Experiments. The vigil focused on the unethical and outdated smoking mice tests which have been conducted at the University of Newcastle for over a decade.
Copenhagen Animal Save held a vigil for the cows killed at the Mogens Nielsen Kreatur slaughter plant on April 26. They didn't see any animals being transported, but they'll be back.
Please watch: At Paris Animal Save's April 30 vigil, activist and cow try to make eye contact, even if for a brief moment.
Welcome Tampere Animal Save. Find them on Facebook.
Their first vigil, for cows, is set for May 31: event page
Rostock Animal Save held a vigil for the pigs on May 3 at the Danish Crown Teterow slaughter plant. Danish Crown is Europe's largest pig slaughterer, with locations in several countries, including the UK (Tulip).
Connaught Animal Save held a vigil at the Kepak slaughter plant on May 3. They report: "Bearing witness: One moment of love, because their lives did matter."
Cardiff Animal Rights joined South Wales Animal Save at the St. Merrin slaughter plant. "Heartbreaking footage of gentle souls going to slaughter, shaking with fear, they can sense it in the air, they know what's coming." Please watch.
Join us for the 2019 Women's March From Fearmans Slaughterhouse - Everyone welcome. Our goal is to double the numbers from last year. May 12, 9 am – 2 pm. RSVP: event page
We will start the day with a vigil for the pigs. After bearing witness and leaving flowers and messages for the babies trapped inside the slaughterhouse, we will start marching to a park in downtown Burlington. We are marching to show our solidarity to the nonhuman females that have been oppressed by the patriarchy.
Toronto Pig Save held our monthly Sunday vigil on April 28 at Fearmans slaughter plant. Activist Lara Friedrich reports: "Over 30 people came out to bear witness, give water to the pigs and hold signs. Thank you so much to everyone who came out to be there for the animals!"
KW Animal Save held a vigil on May 2 for Pigs and Cows Killed in Barn Fire, to mourn 170 adult pigs, 250 of their babies and 30 cows who burned alive in a barn fire in Wellesley on April 29. Approximately 19 cows survived the fire and are still captive. Kathy Brookes Photography. CTV News published a small story about the vigil.
Manitoba Animal Save held a vigil at the Dunn-Rite chicken slaughter plant on April 27. After the vigil, they did some cleanup around the area. "There's a lot of birds including geese and magpies that probably benefit from the area being litter free!"
Ottawa Farmed Animal Save held their monthly vigil on April 29 outside the Ottawa Livestock Exchange. They report: "We had a couple new supporters, which is always uplifting. It was quieter than normal, but that didn’t stop a somewhat steady stream of trucks and farmers dropping off their farmed animals to be auctioned."
The Save Latino Tour Mexico 2019 continues and is producing great results.
Welcome Toluca Animal Save. Find them on Facebook.
They held their first vigil on April 29. They report: "At today's vigil we were able to witness the anxiety that cows and pigs experience when being transported to the slaughterhouse, we talked to them, sang to them, caressed them, offered them water to calm their last thirst."
The Save Latino Tour joined CDMX Animal Save for a vigil on April 30. Please watch.
Tampa Bay Animal Save held their first vigil on April 28 at the Musa Halal slaughter plant. They report: "Today was a very successful day in many aspects. We gained a lot of helpful information regarding possible transport truck times by speaking to some more of the slaughterhouse workers. We are also still learning. We thank each of you for all of your help, support, and knowledge you provide us, as well as your continued patience."
Portland Animal Save held a protest and vigil on April 23 to mark World Week For Animals In Laboratories outside the notorious Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), which has a long history of abusing monkeys in cruel and painful experiments. JaneUnChained News covered the protest in detail.
Washington DC Animal Save held a vigil on April 28 outside Tyson "Foods" slaughter plant in Glen Allen, Virginia. As of 2016 Tyson is the world's second largest processor and marketer of meat after JBS.
Later that day, they held another vigil, for the pigs killed at at Smithfield Packing in Smithfield, Virginia. They gave the pigs love and water.
Toronto Pig Save started in December 2010, with a promise to the pigs of doing a minimum of three vigils and vegan outreach events each week, all year round. We bear witness as a community of pigs, cows, chickens and other farmed animal victims in slaughterhouse trucks. The animals want us to be present and, with the most pleading eyes, ask for our help when we see them through the portholes of transport trucks. Just as if we were in those horrid trucks, we would want the whole community to be there fighting for our freedom, liberation, rights, and equality. In a way, we are there. All life is one and, “when (wo)men wish to harm others, they really do evil to themselves,” Leo Tolstoy said in his animal rights story “Esarhaddon, King of Assyria”. It’s our positive duty and obligation to act in the present to try to stop the most egregious injustices before us.
"When the suffering of another creature causes you to feel pain, do not submit to the initial desire to flee from the suffering one, but on the contrary, come closer, as close as you can to her who suffers, and try to help her.” – Leo Tolstoy
In 8 years, The Save Movement has grown to over 660 Save groups in 71 countries around the world. Our dream is to have regular vigils at every slaughter plant worldwide. We regularly give seed money to new Save groups and require funds for literature, posters, subway ad campaigns (iVegan.ca) and vegan outreach events.
Make animal liberation your priority in life! Think of 10 kind things you can do each day and encourage your friends to do the same! Join us and participate in our weekly vigils, start a Save group in your community, and be a regular donor.
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