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Conor is the Web Content Editor at Viva! and has been vegan since 2016. He graduated from the University of Gloucestershire with a degree in Multimedia & Web Design. Before joining the Viva! team, Conor worked at an online marketing agency as a search specialist, and he now uses his knowledge of search to increase Viva!'s online visiblity to help achieve a vegan a future. 

Giving Tuesday - Thank You!

Giving Tuesday - Thank You!

Conor Haines |04/12/2019
We’d just like to say a huge thank you to everyone who donated yesterday as part of #GivingTuesday (and to all our kind donors for that matter)...
Help Us Fundraise For Animals This #GivingTuesday

Help Us Fundraise For Animals This #GivingTuesday

Conor Haines |02/12/2019
#GivingTuesday is upon us! If you are interested in making a difference for animals and the planet, we’d love for you to get involved by setting up a Facebook fundraiser on behalf of Viva! to help us continue campaigning for a kinder world!...
World Vegan Day Roundup

World Vegan Day Roundup

Conor Haines |15/11/2019
On 1 November, World Vegan Day , we called on the British public to go vegan for 24 hours to help save the planet. And we are absolutely thrilled with the positive response we got! The campaign was covered nationwide and some celebs even got involved with the day too.
Mars to Launch Three Vegan Galaxy Bars

Mars to Launch Three Vegan Galaxy Bars

Conor Haines |13/11/2019
That’s right. Mars, the UK’s second-largest confectionery brand, is officially releasing vegan versions of its best-selling Galaxy bar in the UK...
Viva!'s 25th Anniversary!

Viva!'s 25th Anniversary!

Conor Haines |31/10/2019
In 1994, Juliet Gellatley founded Viva!, the UK's first vegan campaigning charity...
Is Lewis Hamilton a Hypocrite?

Is Lewis Hamilton a Hypocrite?

Conor Haines |22/10/2019
Following a series of posts he shared on his Instagram and Twitter accounts, Lewis Hamilton has been branded a hypocrite. His comments have even sparked concerns for his mental wellbeing.
Is Kate Nash Vegan? Here's What You Need to Know

Is Kate Nash Vegan? Here's What You Need to Know

Conor Haines |16/10/2019
Dublin-born and London-raised musician Kate Nash rose to fame in 2007 upon the release of her hit single “Foundations”. Her debut album Made of Bricks was wildly successful and she subsequently won the award for Best British Female Artist at the 2008 Brit Awards. The album even went on...
Peter Egan Celebrates Viva!'s 25th Anniversary

Peter Egan Celebrates Viva!'s 25th Anniversary

Conor Haines |23/09/2019
Peter Egan, Downton Abbey actor, longtime vegetarian, and Viva! patron helped us celebrate our 25th anniversary on Saturday 21st September.