Thank you, Nice Shoes!

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Thank you, Nice Shoes!

Our good friends at Nice Shoes organized a vegan bakesale yesterday to benefit Liberation BC.   They also generously donated 10% of their sales for the day.  Altogether, we received $800–amazing and so appreciated! There was so much delicious food: tons of cupcakes and cookies, as well as cinnamon buns, rice krispie squares, fudge, hummus,

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Nice Shoes bake sale this Sunday…for us!

The nice folks at Nice Shoes, Vancouver’s only vegan shoe store, have organized a bakesale to raise money for Liberation BC!  As a grassroots, all volunteer-run non-profit, we rely on your donations to support everything we do.  Event and rental fees, website bandwidth, printing costs, film screenings, and more–they all add up!  And we couldn’t do

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Walk for Farm Animals: the last 5 years

With Liberation BC’s 6th annual Walk for Farm Animals to benefit Farm Sanctuary coming up on September 29th,  I thought this would be a good time to talk about the last 5 years.  The Vancouver walk gets bigger and better every time and each walk is more exciting than the last.  What can I say, we

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2011 Walk for Farm Animals!

Wow, what a busy weekend!  Liberation BC held our 5th annual Walk for Farm Animals to benefit Farm Sanctuary on Saturday, October 15th, and thanks to many, many caring people, it was a major success.  Every year I end up saying that our most recent walk was the best one yet, but it’s only because

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Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale Results!

On April 30th, a ton of fantastic people and more than 30 compassionate bakers showed up at Nice Shoes to celebrate awesome vegan desserts and to raise money for animals affected by the earthquakes in Japan.  We were fortunate enough to have a warm and sunny day, and everyone had a good time.  Plus, Nice

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Announcing the Worldwide Vegan Bakesale!

When: Saturday, April 30th, 3pm-5pm Where: In front of Nice Shoes, 3568 Fraser St. (map) From April 23rd to May 1st, 2011, vegan bakers all over the planet will be taking part in the Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale–and that includes Vancouver!  On April 30th, we will be holding a bake sale, with all benefits going

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Vancouver Walk for Farm Animals

Yesterday, on a beautiful sunny day, more than 70 compassionate people joined in the Walk for Farm Animals. The Walk is a fundraiser to benefit Farm Sanctuary, a wonderful organization based in the United States that rescues and cares for farmed animals – as well as doing a great deal of advocacy work. Here is

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Vegan bake sale for UVic rabbits

Liberation BC organized a vegan bake sale after UVic announced that it will give activists until the end of July to rescue all the campus rabbits before starting a mass cull. The bake sale took place at 3G Vegetarian Restaurant last night.  We received three $1000 matching donations from individual donors and a donation of

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Chilean Earthquake Relief Vegan Bake Sale (guest post by Stephanie Belding)

It is amazing what a difference a week can make. As I write this post, I am overlooking the North Shore mountains, watching float planes skirt the sky and can still see the Olympic rings floating idly on their barge in the harbour below. This time last Saturday morning, February 27th, the world awoke, yet

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Vegan Bake Sale for Haiti (guest post by Gabrielle Pope)

On the 13th of January of this year, many of us woke up to the devastating news that the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere had been rocked by 7.0 magnitude catastrophic earthquake, which has since claimed the lives of at least 150,000 people, injured innumerable people, destroyed national landmarks and ravaged homes, hospitals, communication,