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Launched in the UK in January 2014, Veganuary (pronounced vee-gan-uary) is a global charity that encourages people to try vegan for January.

Veganism is one of the most effective choices a person can make to reduce the suffering of animals, help the planet and improve personal health.

As a charity, Veganuary is dedicated to changing public attitudes, while providing all the information and practical support required to make the transition to veganism as easy and enjoyable as possible. Veganuary has had an incredible degree of success in a very short time and is changing lives all over the world.

Veganuary’s founders, Jane and Matthew, knew that month-long pledges were not unusual, but felt that it could be done differently, and perhaps more successfully, by focusing on the month of January; a time for resolutions and new beginnings. is the largest website of its kind on the web. With vegan recipes, expert advice and information, it provides all the answers to Why go vegan, but it is the support offered to answer How to go vegan that truly sets Veganuary apart.

Dedicated to providing this information to a global audience, will be translated into many languages, with this page being the first section translated in each. In time, Veganuary aims to have fully-functioning versions of in all the main world languages.

Scroll down to find out more about Veganuary, the people behind it, and the information contained in this website.

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Meet the Veganuary Team

  • Matthew Glover

    • Founder

    Matthew is the co-founder of Veganuary. After being vegetarian for 10 years, Matthew watched ‘the video the meat industry doesn’t want you to see’ and was shocked to see the cruel realities behind the dairy and egg industries. He then went vegan. And now he wants the whole world to join him! Veganuary is Matthew’s solution to making veganism an easy and tasty experience for everyone.

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  • Jane Land

    • Founder

    Jane is the co-founder of Veganuary. She was a vegetarian for 10 years before she met Matthew. Now she wonders why it took her so long to become a vegan too! Jane thinks that Veganuary is the perfect way for people to try vegan food and learn about the suffering of farmed animals and the impact that meat-eating has on people’s health and the natural world.

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  • Clea Grady

    • Marketing Manager

    Clea is Veganuary’s Marketing Manager. A vegetarian since the age of 12, she became vegan after participating in Veganuary 2014. Describing herself as “an unconscious vegetarian, but a very conscious vegan”, Clea is passionate about sharing information and ideas, and inspiring others to take part in Veganuary.

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  • Spencer Harris

    • Development Manager

    Spencer is Veganuary's Development Manager. Vegan since 2011, he is passionate about the work that Veganuary does and is thrilled to be part of the team. He loves meeting people and collaborating on projects as well as being a keen traveller, photographer, coffee enthusiast and fitness advocate.

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  • Sally Thompson

    • Community Engagement Officer

    Sally is Veganuary's Marketing Officer. She joined the team in the Summer of 2015 and is continually grateful for the opportunity to work on such an exciting and inspiring campaign. Vegan since 2008, she is passionate about supporting others and working together to build a stronger community.

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