This week Paul and Andy respond to a listener submitted dilemma. Is it okay to opt out of volunteering at a non-vegan soup kitchen, simply out of personal discomfort? They’ll explore the pros and cons of opting out and whether anyone should feel obligated to engage in activism that doesn’t 100% align with their ethics. 

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10 Reasons To Say No To Animal Gifts(A Well Fed World)

Chilis On Wheels 

Community Solidarity

Food Empowerment Project 

This Food Bank Will Turn You Away If You Eat Meat(Vice)