Pamela Anderson to ALS Association: Stop Animal Testing | Ecorazzi

So much good has come from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that has been very popular lately, in both donations and awareness. Yet, how much good does it do when the money being raised is being used for research that is tested on animals!? I encourage you to be mindful in the ways you choose to make a difference because the real price of every dollar is paid by the animals being tested on, not the donaters! Read the full article below from Life or Lunch and see how Pamela Anderson challenged the Ice Bucket Challenge!

Life or Lunch?

Pamela-Anderson-Animal-TestingUnless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of weeks, odds are you’ve heard about the Ice Bucket Challenge. People from all walks of life have joined in, but Pamela Anderson has voiced her concern over the fact that the ALS Association fund and carry out animal testing.

Everyone from Weird Al to Bill Gates has been getting involved with this awareness-raising stunt, but Anderson — who is a seasoned animal activist — isn’t comfortable with the charity’s methods.

In a recent Facebook status, Anderson wrote, “Sorry – I can’t bring myself to do your Ice bucket challenge. I enjoy a good dare. It’s always good to bring awareness in fun, creative ways … I don’t want to take away from that.” She went on to explain that after some research, she’d realized that her beliefs weren’t aligned with the practices of the ALS Association, so instead…

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Jennifer Harrington is a Toronto-based illustrator, writer and graphic designer. She illustrated the best-selling children’s book series 'A Moose in a Maple Tree,' which includes the titles 'A Moose in a Maple Tree,' 'The Night Before a Canadian Christmas' and 'Canadian Jingle Bells.' She is also the owner of JSH Graphics, a boutique graphic design agency that specializes in print and web advertising. With her latest project, Eco Books 4 Kids, Jennifer has partnered with illustrator Michael Arnott to create a series of ecologically-themed ebooks for children. Her next book, 'Spirit Bear,' is due for release in the Summer of 2013. Jennifer offers two different school presentations for her 'Moose in a Maple Tree' collection, an illustration demonstration and a Christmas concert series, which can be booked at www.amooseinamapletree.com. She will be taking bookings for school readings of 'Spirit Bear' beginning in October 2013.

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