10 November 2023

Memorial Service to Celebrate the Life of Karen Davis

United Poultry Concerns Founder Karen Davis dedicated her life to the compassionate and respectful treatment of chickens, turkeys, ducks and other domestic birds. Her eloquent writing, relentless advocacy work, educational initiatives, and unwavering commitment to the well-being of these birds touched the lives of many and left an enduring mark on the animal rights movement.

We invite friends, colleagues, and fellow advocates to join us in a memorial service at the UPC sanctuary to celebrate Karen’s extraordinary life and legacy. Together, let us remember her as a beacon of compassion, a trailblazer in the fight for animal rights, and a beloved friend.

Memorial Service Details:

  • Date: Saturday, November 25th, 2023
  • Time: 1-4 PM
  • Location: 12325 Seaside Rd, Machipongo, VA 23405

Please RSVP to Liqin Cao at liqin@upc-online.org.

Let us come together to honor and remember Karen Davis — a compassionate soul who dedicated her life to creating a better world for our feathered friends. She will be deeply missed but never forgotten.

Karen laughing as Florence the turkey flaps her wings Photo of Karen Davis and Florence by John H. Sheally courtesy of The Virginian-Pilot
November 25, 2004 (Thanksgiving Day)