pemVegetarian Times/em – December 2012/p
pFrom VT’s Annual Charity Guide/p
pby Aurelia d’Andrea /p
pstrongFRIENDS OF ANIMALS/strong/p
pstrongWhat:/strong Whether working to protect endangered species from canned hunts (in which animals are kept in confined areas) or facilitate low-cost spay/neuter procedures for cats and dogs, Friends of Animals has been at the forefront of animal advocacy since 1957. /p
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img src=”” alt=”Lemur” width=”200″ height=”299″ /div class=”caption”Jordan at Primarily Primates/div
pToday, one of its most important projects is the a href=””Primarily Primates/a sanctuary near San Antonio, where 400 chimpanzees, monkeys, lemurs, and other animals have found permanent safety after hard lives as research subjects, zoo exhibits, circus performers, and even family pets. /p
pstrongGift idea:/strong a href=””$50 provides two days’ worth of bananas /ato nearly 400 primates./p
pstrongGet involved:/strong a href=””Distribute the organization’s anti-fast-food posters/a at libraries and schools, or donate unsalted nuts and seeds for primates to eat./p
pstrongCool fact:/strong In 2011, Primarily Primates received certification from the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries, an internationally recognized organization providing standards for sanctuaries and rescue centers./p
pa href=””bSupport the programs of Friends of Animals./b/a/p
pThank you for your support./p