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  • Party like an Animal for the Holidays!!

    November 12th, 2014

    Are you looking for some inspiration for your holiday celebrations? Throw a Party like an Animal holiday event to benefit Woodstock Sanctuary! All you need to do is ask your guests to make donations. Beyond that, we urge you to get creative! While we appreciate low-tech parties (heck, we live on a farm!), we recommend doing […]

  • Sponsor a Turkey for the Holidays

    November 2nd, 2014

    You can help us care for our feathered friends by sponsoring a turkey here at Woodstock Sanctuary. It’s a wonderful (and affordable) way to help us cover the costs of providing shelter and care to turkeys in need — and they make inspiring gifts! With each sponsorship, you’ll receive a beautiful card that includes a […]

  • Our October (just barely) eMoosletter

    October 29th, 2014

    Better late than never! Read about a recent chicken rescue, an off-the-charts ThanksLiving, and other interesting tidbits from Woodstock Sanctuary! >CLICK HERE

  • Brooklyn Chickens Rescued from Ceremony

    October 26th, 2014

    Kapparot (also spelled Kaparos, meaning “atonements”) is a custom in which the sins of a person are symbolically transferred to a young rooster or hen. It is practiced by some Jews shortly before Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.  It is not widely observed, but can most commonly be seen in ultra-orthodox communities where the ceremony is […]

  • ThanksLiving 2014: A Celebration of Life

    October 16th, 2014

    With the sun tickling the golden and orange Catskill Mountains, over 275 people enjoyed the fine, all-vegan food of our 9th annual ThanksLiving banquet — where our rescued turkeys were the guests of honor and not the main course!  SCROLL DOWN FOR PICTURES. After an hour of mingling and passed appetizers, the dinner started with Chef Rachel Klein‘s mouthwatering coconut sweet potato bisque […]

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