Treat yourself to an inspiring evening filled with live music, a delicious vegan dinner, wine and spirits, a cruelty-free silent auction, incredible entertainment, and an awards ceremony at Mercy For Animals' upcoming Celebrating Compassion Gala.

Held at the beautiful Prince George Ballroom in Manhattan, this formal event will raise funds to support Mercy For Animals' life-saving work, and honor community leaders who have made an outstanding contribution to the local animal protection movement.

Guests of honor include Queer As Folk's Hal Sparks, comedian Dan Piraro, legendary artist Peter Max, CNN's Jane Velez-Mitchell, HBO film producers Tom Simon and Sarah Teale, New York Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal, Super Size Me co-star and author Alex Jamieson, famed musician Nellie McKay, "Discerning Brute" Joshua Katcher, bestselling author Victoria Moran, GirlieGirl Army's Chloe Jo Berman, The Inner World of Farm Animals author Amy Hatkoff, New York League of Humane Voters executive director John Phillips, and many more.