Rhode Island Vegan Awareness is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to advocating veganism for a more peaceful and just world for all life. 

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Inspire justice and true respect for other species and the earth.  Our television PSA, bus advertisements, film screenings, Ask a Vegan tables, Pay-Per-View programs, library displays and more, have exposed compelling reasons to choose vegan. Featuring vegan cuisine at events helps people see how easy and delicious being vegan can be.

Educate the public with critical information.  Since 2001, RIVA has reached thousands through outreach tables, workshops, guest speakers, and the distribution of free literature.

Support the local community.  Our website, Facebook page, monthly meetings, annual events, fundraisers, and special events are all additional ways that RIVA creates a vegan friendly community.
Note: Rhode Island Vegan Awareness is a public charity and a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. 
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Behind The Myth
Labels like "Cage Free",
"Free Range", "Humane Certified", "Organic" etc. convince consumers that cows, hens,
and pigs are
being treated with respect. But the public is being mislead. 
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Healthy School Lunch REVOLUTION
Ask Congress for the lunches you deserve -more vegetables, fruits, vegan foods, and non- dairy drinks.
Advertising Campaign:
May-June 2018
Providence, RI 
Late Fall / Winter / Early Spring 2017 Bus Advertisement:
Thanks to our generous supporters we were able to sponsor our second bus advertisement, asking people to consider the suffering of animals when making food choices. The advertisement contained powerful images and read: "To You, It's Bacon...To Her, It's A Life Of Suffering. GO VEGAN. Rhode Island Vegan Awareness"
Providence, RI
Fall 2015 Bus Advertisement: