David P. Goldstein
www.hebrewchant.com. David is a composer of Hebrew Chant and other beautiful music. He also leads the Tikkun Chant Circle in Pittsburgh, PA. Oh, and David is my beloved husband.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
www.aspca.org. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®) was the first humane society to be established in North America and is, today, one of the largest in the world. Our organization was founded on the belief that animals are entitled to kind and respectful treatment at the hands of humans and must be protected under the law.
www.farmsanctuary.org. Farm Sanctuary was founded in 1986 to combat the abuses of industrialized farming and to encourage a new awareness and understanding about “farm animals.” At Farm Sanctuary, these animals are our friends, not our food.
PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)
www.peta.org. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights organization in the world. Founded in 1980, PETA is dedicated to establishing and protecting the rights of all animals. PETA operates under the simple principle that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, or use for entertainment.
Global Green USA
www.globalgreen.org. Global Green USA is a national environmental organization addressing three of the greatest challenges facing humanity – stemming global climate change by creating green buildings and cities; eliminating weapons of mass destruction; providing clean, safe drinking water for the 2.4 billion people who lack it.
The National Resources Defense Council
www.nrdc.org. NRDC uses law, science and the support of 1.2 million members and online activists to protect the planet’s wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.
Renaissance City Choir
www.rccpittsburgh.com. The Renaissance City Choir affirms and celebrates LGBTQ+ identity through the unifying power of music. RCC is western Pennsylvania’s only LGBTQA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Allies) choral group. They strive to promote a positive image of the LGBTQ+ community and to be a leading contributor to the cultural life of the tri-state area. They seek to build bridges both within the LGBTQ+ community and with the community at large. Their programming blends challenging contemporary music, commissions of new works, an ambitious traditional repertoire, and music from various world cultures.