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Toronto Fundraising Event for Sudfeh – Palestine’s First Vegan Cafeteria
September 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmdonations
On September 13 we will be holding a fundraising event for the Sudfeh cafeteria at D-Beatstro vegan cafe featuring guest speakers and live music.
Not only will Sudfeh be the first vegan cafeteria in Palestine, it will also be the first vegan cafeteria in any Arabic university in the world! Even better, Sudfeh will be a completely not-for-profit initiative, with all proceeds being split equally between support for animal protection projects and providing scholarships for struggling students.
“Sudfeh” means “Serendipity” in Arabic. The name represents, luck, hope and being in the right place at the right time. And, as luck would have it, you are in the right place right now to make Sudfeh happen – will you support us in getting this ground-breaking project off the ground?
Please come out and show your solidarity with the Palestinian Animal League´s efforts. If animal liberation is ever to be become a reality it is imperative that grassroots groups like PAL receive international support.
“PAL is the only locally-run animal protection charity in Palestine, where life for both animals and people is extremely challenging. The PAL team have worked to develop a number of far-reaching projects; such as spay and neuter schemes for street dogs, programmes to improve life for working horses and donkeys and effective humane educational projects with young people.”
“By encouraging kindness and compassion towards people and animals, PAL’s work is focused upon supporting people, and particularly young people, to channel their frustrations at day-to-day life into positive action for animals. From this ethos, the idea for Sudfeh grew as one group of 14-year-old schoolchildren taking part in PAL’s “Youth for Change” programme came up with the idea for a vegan cafeteria at the university that they aspire to attend in the coming years. The group negotiated with the University’s president to secure the promise of a space in which to establish the cafeteria, as well as the commitment to split the income between PAL and scholarships.”