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Make Fur-Free Friday the Biggest Vegan Shopping Day of the Year

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This holiday season, it’s time to get into the cruelty-free spirit and urge others to turn Black Friday into the biggest vegan shopping day of the year! We’re encouraging everyone to shop vegan this year by leaving fur, wool, down, angora, leather, and all products that cause harm to animals off of their shopping lists.

There are more options than ever for vegan gifts! Shoppers can help geese and ducks by purchasing luxurious down-free pillows and jackets. Give the gift of style without hurting animals by opting for nonleather handbags and shoes. Because they’ve heard from caring consumers like you, many retailers are dropping angora, including Gap, Banana Republic, and Eddie Bauer.

Our most recent investigation into the wool industry has people everywhere pledging to have a #WoolFreeWinter. Join us in reminding shoppers that there’s something for everyone when you #ShopVegan.

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Want to take part in the Fur-Free Friday festivities this year? Here’s how!

Encourage the throngs of holiday shoppers who converge on shopping centers the day after Thanksgiving to #ShopVegan and to purchase only cruelty-free items. Check out the current event listings below to find a Fur-Free Friday demo near you.

Can’t attend an event but still want to get involved? Spread the word about Fur-Free Friday and RSVP on Facebook!

Together we can make this Fur-Free Friday a big success!

City/State Location Date Time Event Link Contact
Scottsdale, AZ Scottsdale Fashion Square 11/28/14 9am – 11am Facebook Jessica Burke
Carmel, CA Augustina Leathers 11/28/14 1pm – 3pm Facebook Anne Greene
Glendale, CA Glendale Galleria and The Americana at Brand (Please meet between the two malls) 11/28/14 9am – 11am Facebook Eric Deardorff
Fresno, CA Fashion Fair Mall 11/28/14 9:45am – 11:30am Facebook Kathryn Saari
Monterey, CA Del Monte Center 11/28/14 9:30am – 11:30am Facebook Anne Greene
San Diego, CA Fashion Valley Mall 11/28/14 10am – 1pm Facebook Ellen Ericksen
Riverside, CA Galleria at Tyler 11/28/14 11am – 1pm Facebook Charlotte Pearson
Los Angeles, CA Beverly Center (Please meet at the entrance on N. La Cienega Blvd.) 11/28/14 1pm – 3pm Facebook Eric Deardorff
Santa Monica, CA Third Street Promenade (at the intersection of Arizona Ave. & 3rd Street) 11/28/14 6pm-8pm Facebook Eric Deardorff
Costa Mesa, CA South Coast Plaza 11/29/14 11am – 1pm Facebook Robyn Hicks
San Francisco, CA Union Square 11/28/14 11am – 2pm Facebook  Priya Sawhney, Melissa Flower, Christy Griffin
San Luis Obispo, CA Mr. Michaels 11/28/14 Noon Facebook  Peggy
Greenville, DE Jacques Ferber Furs 11/28/14 11am – 2pm Facebook Marion Juby
Lexington, KY Embry’s 11/28/14 10am Facebook Stephanie Wireman
Dubuque, IA 1000 White St. 11/28/14 12pm Miracle Finn at 707-803-8703
New York, NY 151 West 34th St 11/28/14 1pm – 3pm Facebook CAAF
Colorado Springs, CO Chapel Hills Mall  11/28/14 11:30am – 1pm Facebook Tinya Duffey
Minneapolis, MN Ribnick Fur & Leather 11/28/14 2:30pm – 4pm Facebook Alex Beane, Greg Kiefer
Kansas City, MO Country Club Plaza  11/28/14 12pm – 1pm Facebook David Swarts
Indianapolis, IN Elan Furs 11/28/14 11:30am – 12:30pm Facebook Alicia Jean
Las Vegas, NV Fashion Show Mall (Please meet at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Spring Mountain Road) 11/28/14 12pm – 2pm Facebook Nancy Salazar
Chicago, IL Daley Plaza  11/28/14 12pm Facebook Hugo Dominguez
Sacramento, CA Arden Fair Mall (At the main entrance on Arden Way) 11/28/14 12pm – 2pm Facebook Linda Middlesworth or Adrienne Ramirez
Troy, MI Big Beaver 11/28/14 12pm – 1:30pm Kelli
Kentwood, MI Woodland Mall 11/28/14 11am – 12pm Facebook Annie Smolinski
Louisville, KY Mall of St. Matthews 11/28/14 10am – 2pm Facebook Tiffany Bonkofsky
Metairie, LA Lakeside Mall 11/28/14 11am – 1pm Facebook  Kaitlyn Thibodeaux
St. Louis, MO St. Louis Galleria 11/28/14 12pm – 1pm Facebook  Mary Chipman
Palo Alto, CA Stanford Shopping Center (Meet at the main entrance of Nieman Marcus) 11/28/14 10am – 4pm Facebook Ellen Sweeney
Columbus, OH The Ohio Statehouse (Please meet at the intersection of Broad and High St.) 11/29/14 12pm – 2pm Facebook David Olk
Portland, OR South Park Blocks 11/28/14 11:30am – 1:30pm Facebook Eric Phelps
White Hall, PA Lehigh Valley Mall 11/28/14 11am – 1pm Facebook Heather Kincaid
Philadelphia, PA Burlington Coat Factory at the Galleria 11/28/14 12pm – 4pm Facebook Marianne
Boston, MA Prudential Center – East Door (At the street entrance of California Pizza Kitchen) 11/28/14 1pm-3pm Facebook Laura Ray
Vancouver, BC (Canada) BCBG Max Azria 11/28/14 6pm – 7pm Facebook Emily Lavender
Toronto, ON Richmond Hill Furriers 11/28/14 5pm – 7pm Facebook Katie Barber
Greenville, SC Haywood Mall 11/28/14 1pm – 3pm Facebook Sandra Kirchberger
Seattle, WA Intersection of Fifth Avenue and Pine Street 11/28/14 Noon Facebook Action for Animals

Don’t see an event listed in your area? Register your very own Fur-Free Friday event!

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