Last Chance for Animals, San Diego

“I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it’s such a beautiful animal. Well, I think my mother is attractive, but I just keep photographs of her”.
— Ellen DeGeneres

LCA San Diego is an all-volunteer chapter of the non-profit organization Last Chance for Animals. Our mission is to educate the public about animal rights issues and to promote a cruelty-free vegan lifestyle. Since we started our chapter in 1993, our main activity has been to bring our information booth to street fairs and other events around San Diego County. We pass out free literature and answer people’s questions about going vegan, buying cruelty-free products not tested on animals, choosing humane entertainment, what we eat, where we get our protein, and how to easily transition to a plant-based vegan diet that’s good for us, the animals, and the planet.

LCA San Diego has hosted many special guest speakers, including Dr. Karen Davis, George Eisman, R.D., Dr. Michael Greger, Erik Marcus, Jack  Norris, R.D., Dr. Janice Stanger, and Dr. Will Tuttle.

For info about the work of Chris DeRose, Founder and President of Last Chance for Animals, and LCA’s Los Angeles headquarters visit

Many thanks to ALL of the dedicated volunteers and donors to our San Diego chapter of Last Chance for Animals in 2015! You made it possible for us to bring the vegan, animal rights message to thousands of people at the following events:

  • Martin Luther King Festival at the World Beat Center: 1/19/15
  • Encinitas Wellness Festival: 1/24/15
  • Kale Festival at the San Diego Peace Garden: 2/21/15
  • EarthFair at Balboa Park: 4/19/15
  • San Diego Veg Festival: 4/26/15
  • North Park Festival of the Arts: 5/16/15
  • Rancho Bernardo St. Fair: 6/7/15
  • Pride Festival at Balboa Park: 7/18-7/19/15
  • Hillcrest CityFest: 8/9/15
  • South Bay Pride: 9/12/15
  • Escondido St. Fair: 10/18/15
  • Encinitas St. Fair: 11/22/15

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