Winter 2010 • Issue 23
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(COK) is a
national non-prot 501(c)(3) animal
advocacy organization based inWashington, D.C. Working to end
animal abe ince 1995, COK expoecrelty to farmed animal and promotevegetarian eating a a way to bilder a
COK i a powerfl voice for farmed
animals relying on a wide range o
trategie—inclding ndercoverinvetigation, pblic advocacycampaign, corporate otreach, andlitigation—to edcate and empowerother to tand p for animal every
time they sit down to eat.
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Cover photo credit: Farm Sanctuary/ Connie Pugh
P.O. Box 9773 • Wahington, DC 20016
cok.net • firstname.lastname@example.org • 301-891-2458
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COK’ 2009 Exene:
Programs: 89%Fundraising: 3%Management: 8%
Since 1995, Compassion Over Killing has served as an unwaveringorce bringing about positive changes or animals.
We’ve made itour mission to give a voice to the billions o individuals who suersilently each year behind the closed doors o animal agribusiness and toempower others to stand up or animals every time they sit down to eat.That’s why, as we
celebrate 15 years o advocacy—rom 1995to 2010—we’re so proud to look back at all you’ve helped usaccomplish on behal o armed animals.
It’s the generosity o ourever-growing number o supporters that has enabled us to comesuch a long way in our short history: Starting out as an all-volunteerhigh school club and evolving into a national orce or animals.This issue o
oers areection o our widespread strategic actionor animals—rom our
undercover inves-tigation inside a hatchery that led to therescue o dozens o birds
(including theadorable duckling eatured on the cover) to
our pro-vegetarian commercials airing onthree stations nationwide
VegWeekcelebrations garnering the support o ederal, state, and local representatives
onboth the East and West Coast.Every day, Compassion Over Killing stands up or animals—and we’re honored tohave to you standing with us. With your continued support, we’ll keep building abetter world or animals in the years to come.Thank you or joining us in celebrating our 15
year anniversary, and I lookorward to working together with you throughout our next 15 years o eectiveanimal advocacy. With gratitude,Erica MeierExecutive Director
Erica and friendat Poplar springAnimal sanctary
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