PETA Collaboration Will Feature Vegan Snacks, Cruelty-Free Makeup Tutorials, and More
For Immediate Release:
February 11, 2019
Megan Wiltsie 202-483-7382
San Diego – A Hero to Animals Award is on its way to students at San Diego’s Southwest High School who will hold the school’s first-ever vegan food and fashion event on Wednesday. At a special assembly, PETA Manager of Fashion Campaigns Christina Sewell will speak about the future of fashion—vegan clothing, shoes, and accessories—and at an after-school fair, she’ll serve as a commentator for a vegan fashion show.
When: Wednesday, February 13, 2:15 p.m. (assembly) and 3:15 p.m. (after-school event)
Where: Southwest High School, 1685 Hollister St., San Diego
“More people than ever are leaving animals off their plates and out of their wardrobes, and Generation Z is leading the charge,” says Sewell. “PETA is eager to help these young people try some delicious vegan food, get the scoop on vegan fashion, and learn how the small choices that we make every day can make a world of difference for animals.”
New Options Food Group will provide students with vegan food samples, and the fashion show will conclude with a districtwide competition to create the world’s biggest vegan sub sandwich. Cosmetics company Arbonne will have a booth at the fair to teach students about cruelty-free makeup artistry, and Northgate Market will provide 500 dairy-free ice cream sandwiches.
PETA’s motto reads, in part, that “animals are not ours to eat or wear.” For more information, please visit PETA.org.