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Rooftop Party – XVI Lounge Mix & Mingle Animals for Asia
End Date: 2012-08-16
End Time: 09:00 pm
U.S. Veg Corp, the organization responsible for the massive annual NYC Vegetarian Food Festival, will be hosting “Mix and Mingle for Animals Asia,” an intimate benefit featuring drink specials, inventive vegan hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants, and a special guest speaker from Animals Asia. A portion of proceeds to benefit Animals Asia.
In parts of Asia, endangered moon bears are kept in small cages for up to 30 years, and have their bile extracted through catheters, needles and open wounds. Starved, dehydrated and riddled with ailments, this is a living hell for the bears. The bile is used as a form of medicine.