who we are
VegWorcester is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization based in Worcester, Massachusetts. We are a volunteer-based organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Board maintains the group’s website, produces and distributes the group’s literature and educational content, responds to inquiries, and is responsible for overseeing activities organized by VegWorcester and our volunteers, such as New England VegFest.
VegWorcester welcomes volunteers who are currently vegan and vegetarian, as well as those just learning about or transitioning to a plant-based lifestyle. Our team organizes and collaborates with local community events with a message of compassion for animals. Events that we organize include, but are not limited to: New England VegFest, an all-you-can-eat fundraising buffet at Loving Hut on the second Saturday of every month with 10% donated to support our organizing , vegan potlucks and bbqs, vegan food cook-offs and food swaps, movie showings, workshops and lectures, tabling at community festivals, leafletting of animal advocacy literature, farm sanctuary visits, and more.