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Jodi Monelle Founder & CEO, LIVEKINDLY | jodi@livekindly.com

LIVEKINDLY was born out of Jodi's passion to bring inspiring vegan stories mainstream along with her expertise in media publishing and time spent with the BBC. Running the largest plant-based digital platform on the web has made her a sought-after expert leading the conversation about media's role in making the world a healthier and more compassionate place for all.

LIVEKINDLY Media Acquired By Global Plant-Based Food Company

LIVEKINDLY Media Acquired By Global Plant-Based Food Company

Today, my world just got a whole lot kinder. And it’s hopefully going to make yours kinder, too. Next month, LIVEKINDLY turns three. The media company that started with me making videos and writing stories...
Annie's Organic Vegan Cinnamon Roll Dough With Dairy-Free Icing Arrive at Costco

Annie’s Organic Vegan Cinnamon Roll Dough With Dairy-Free Icing Arrive at Costco

Costco customers can now find vegan iced cinnamon roll dough from organic brand Annie's at stores nationwide. Annie's specializes in organic, allergen-friendly vegan and vegetarian versions of popular convenience foods such as boxed mac n'...
We're All In This Together: A Message From Our Founder

We’re All In This Together: A Message From Our Founder

From the start, LIVEKINDLY has been a small business with big aspirations. I founded LIVEKINDLY to create the deep connections we all crave, and to spread the common message of kindness and compassion for all....
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Celebrating One Year of Living Kindly – A Letter From the Founder

Hi, friends of LK! Today is LIVEKINDLY’s first birthday. I can’t believe it’s been a year...I’m overcome with joy, gratitude, and a wee bit of exhaustion! This time last year I was teaching myself basic...

Will.i.am Hints That He Went Vegan for the Animals and Joins the #VEGANG

After making headlines recently regarding his dramatic weight loss and improved health following the adoption of a plant based diet, Black Eyed Peas lead and the Voice judge Will.i.am has now shared his own voice on...
Vegan Musician Bryan Adams Says Meat Industry Lies About Protein

Bryan Adams Promotes Veganism to Millions of Fans in Latest Facebook Post

Canadian singer-songwriter and long term vegan advocate, Bryan Adams, recently took to his Facebook page with some words of wisdom and an insight into his lifestyle. "I stopped eating animals including fish when I was 28...

Thank You, From us, on Behalf of the Animals

Well, it seems like only yesterday that we watched LIVEKINDLY’s first article go out into the world ..ahem. We weren’t sure what to expect, but, well, since then it’s pretty much been a whirlwind. I...
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CCTV Will Be Compulsory and Unrestricted In British Slaughterhouses

The British government appears to want to tighten up on poor animal welfare across the country and have insisted that CCTV installation in slaughterhouses will be non-negotiable by 2018. With plans to better-monitor animal welfare...

Kellogg’s Launch Vegan Cereal Line Due to Demand for Plant Based Food

International food giant, Kellogg's, who are predominantly known for their breakfast cereals have announced that they will be launching a new range of vegan-friendly foods in the UK. W.K Kellogg's plan to release their new fully...
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Vegan Soap Brand Dr Bronner’s Donates $600,000 to End Animal Suffering

Family owned natural soap brand Dr. Bronner’s is  celebrating World Vegan Day this year with a generous $600,000 donations to stamp out unnecessary animal suffering. “When I chose to adopt a vegan diet over 20...

Starbucks Debut its First Vegan Dessert Option with New Passionfruit Cupcakes

Vegans of Florida rejoice! Starbucks is due to add vegan cupcakes to its menu in a number of select stores throughout South Florida. From 16 October, Starbucks' baked goods case will supply passion fruit cupcakes...

Natalie Portman Explains Why She’s Vegan in a Heart Warming Speech

Hollywood actor and passionate animal rights advocate Natalie Portman recently took to the stage at the Environmental Media Association awards after receiving recognition for her ongoing commitment to sustainability. In the speech, Portman opens up about...

Ryan Gosling Rocks Vegan Leather-Replicant Jacket in Blade Runner 2049

Do Androids Dream of Faux-Sheepskin Jackets? The future of food and the future of fashion are closely intertwined it seems with more and more vegan Replicants arriving on the market every day. Blade Runner 2049,...

America’s Most Loved Vegan Brand ‘Follow Your Heart’ Arrives at Sainsbury’s UK

  Vegan superbrand Follow Your Heart from California has announced that it will be hopping across the pond to the UK in just two days time! Launching three of its products throughout 130 Sainsbury’s locations this weekend, the US...

Jason Derulo Tells Men’s Health He’s “Gone Vegan” and Already Feels Healthier

American singer-songwriter Jason Derulo, now joins the growing list of celebrities adopting a plant based diet. “Yeah, so I’m vegan now,” said Derulo in an exclusive video interview with Men'sHealth. The fit-conscious celebrity who...

Vegan Black Rice Sushi Wrap Added to Morrisons Meal Deal Range

Like many popular supermarkets in the UK such as Tesco and Sainsburys, the country-wide favorite 'meal deal' usually includes a sandwich, crisps or a snack and a soft drink. But now, in an effort to...
Starbucks Confirms More Vegan Food Options Are Coming Due to High Demand

TV Anchor Teams with Animal Rights Group to Request Vegan Menu at Starbucks

Animal rights group Compassion Over Killing and acclaimed TV Anchor and animal rights activist, Jane Velez Mitchell are teaming up in the Tag Starbucks challenge to advocate for more vegan options at Starbucks locations. After...

Coming Soon! Nando’s Hint at Cheeky New Vegan Menu Options

Nando's - Not necessarily the place you'd associate with vegan diners, the casual restaurant chain specializes in South African style peri-peri chicken dishes with eateries located across the globe. At present, their menu is far...

New Non-Graphic Vegan Documentary “Empathy” Now Available on Vimeo

Empathy. A new documentary commissioned with the intention to change societal habits that are causing harm to animals. What happens when someone who is completely unaware of our detrimental behaviour is asked to make...
These 11 Vegan Celebrities Are Speaking Up for Black Lives Matter

Evanna Lynch Debuts Vegan Podcast The ChickPeeps This Month

Animal rights supporter and Harry Potter star, Evanna Lynch announced earlier this year that she will host a podcast with a group of vegan friends with the aim to inspire her young fanbase to...

Natalie Portman’s Vegan Documentary “Eating Animals” Confirms 2018 Release Date

Earlier this year, the new film ‘Eating Animals’ narrated and produced by Natalie Portman had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival. Based on the New York Times bestselling book by Jonathan Safran Foer, who co-wrote the film...