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Grant Summaries ~ 2010-2Q

Grant Summaries ~ 2010-2Q

Community and Sustainability Community Solutions promotes the benefits of small local communities and emphasizes the impact food choices have on our environment. They educate the public and policymakers about the value of plant-based and local food choices and the dangers of factory farming. DC VegFest DC VegFest  is a well-known free vegetarian outreach festival held at The George Washington Univ... »

Disease Prevention

nutrition guidelines Top Killers in the U.S. “Diseases of affluence” are top killers in the U.S. and other wealthy countries. Heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes cause the death of more than a million people a year in the U.S. alone. These conditions have been repeatedly linked with the consumption of meat and other animal products. Moving toward a plant-based diet will signifi... »

Grant Summaries ~ 2009

Grant Summaries ~ 2009

The $10 Club – International The Mission of The $10 Club is simply to save the world, ten dollars at a time, by involving people everywhere in philanthropic pursuits. The $10 Club encourages ‘microphilanthropy’ where individuals donate $10 each month to fund veg-friendly poverty alleviation projects in developing nations.  By pooling the funds together, the $10 Club helps partici... »

Health and Nutrition

disease prevention Benefits of Plant-Based Foods Consumption of fresh fruits and  vegetables, whole grains, and protein-rich legumes (beans, peas, lentils) is crucial to good health. These foods supply the necessary protein, fats, carbohydrates, fiber, and other essential nutrients, which reduce the risk of heart disease, certain types of cancer, diabetes, stroke, osteoporosis, and other chronic d... »