"Empathy Unlimited and the Toronto Vegetarian Association present '10 000 Tastes, 10 Billion Reasons', a two-part event on Wednesday, August 10th featuring Gene Baur, President and Co-Founder of Farm Sanctuary, as part of the sanctuary's 25th anniversary tour.
The afternoon portion of the event (10,000 Tastes) will run from 12-6pm at Yonge-Dundas Square, Canada's busiest intersection. The event, which is free and open to the public, will include:
* The opportunity to meet Gene during a free veggie dog giveaway
* Free samples of some of the best vegan foods on the market
* Vegan celebrity appearances (TBA)
* A free lunch hour concert (TBA)
The evening portion of the event (10 Billion Reasons) is a ticketed presentation that will take place in Hart House at the University of Toronto. This portion of the event will include:
* Gene's presentation highlighting the founding of Farm Sanctuary and how we can create a more compassionate society
* The Canadian Empathy Awards, an awards ceremony in honour of Canada's most diligent and outspoken animal defenders
* A book signing and vegan raffle
Proceeds from the event will be donated to Farm Sanctuary, the Toronto Vegetarian Association, We Animals, and Snooters Farm Animal Sanctuary.
Please check back often as we will be adding lots of event details (like how to purchase tickets for the evening program!) in the next few days/weeks!
And please MARK YOUR CALENDAR!!!"
When? August 10th
Where? Yonge-Dundas Square (from 12-6pm), and then at Hart House (University of Toronto) in the evening.
Why? Just get your ass over there, no more questions.