Compassionate Living Outreach
Sonoma County Vegan Society

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Your membership helps us reach out to our community with films, speakers, educational and social events. It includes invitations to special events and discounts at local businesses and restaurants. And, of course, it comes with the opportunity to meet new and interesting people who share your passion for living a more thoughtful, compassionate life. You can become a member by making a donation of $10-$20 (sliding scale) and noting that your donation is for membership. Here is our current list of member benefits:

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Compassionate Living Outreach, is a community-based organization that depends on the generosity of its members and supporters to defray costs of events and initiatives. If you can, please sponsor our work by becoming a member, making a donation or attending a fund raising event. You can make a payment to CLO by sending a check to the mailing address below or by clicking the "Donate" button. Please let us know the purpose of your payment. If you use the "Donate" button, you can include a note by clicking "add special instructions to the seller" as you complete your payment.

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Thank you for supporting our work. Please note that donations are not necessarily tax deductable as we are not yet a 501(c)3 non-profit group.

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  • Mailing Address:
        Compassionate Living Outreach
        1415 Fulton Road #205-151
        Santa Rosa, CA 95403-7619
  • Who We Are

    Compassionate Living Outreach is an all volunteer organization based north of San Francisco, in beautiful Sonoma County, California. We draw on the support of many talented volunteers, businesses and organizations in the Northern California area and beyond. The following members coordinate our campaigns and comprise our and steering committee:

    Birgitta Lewis
    Hope Bohanec
    Mandy Cimino
    Wade Spital
    Wendy Cromwel


    This website was designed and built by Wade Spital for the Compassionate Living Outreach. Original writing is by Wade Spital and Hope Bohanec with many thanks for editing support from other interested parties.

    The CLO Earth-Animal logo was created and graciously donated by Alissa Feldman of GravityFree Graphix. Alissa is available for digital artwork including web development and architectural renderings.

    Some photographs on this site are from public domain sources. Others were taken or otherwise procured by Hope Bohanec, Janis Lynne, or Wade Spital. Many photographs were taken at Animal Place Sanctuary and Education Center. Some where also provided courtesy of Compassion Over Killing , a nonprofit animal advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C. Some icon decorations are courtesy of the Integration and Application Network of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science . Other icon decorations are from Adobe symbol libraries.


    Copyright 2009 — All Rights Reserved!!!


    “Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.”

    —Albert Einstein


    “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated... I hold that, the more helpless a creature, the more entitled it is to protection by man from the cruelty of man.”

    —Mahatma Gandhi

    things that matter...

    "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

    —Martin Luther King


    “Changing the way we eat - from a meat-based to a plant-based diet - is the single most effective thing we can do for our health, for animals, for the environment, for human rights, and for the creation of a nonviolent and compassionate world.”

    —Colleen Patrick-Goudreau