For well over three decades, HFA has led the charge against farm-animal abuse and the very real dangers factory farming pose to our health and to our environment.
From groundbreaking legislation, anti-cruelty investigations and prosecutions, legal action, and direct care for abused animals, your support enables us to ensure that farm animals receive the care and legal protection they so desperately need and deserve.
These are just some of the reasons the Humane Farming Association is known as the nation’s most effective and credible farm-animal protection organization. We really do need your help to keep up the fight!
The Humane Farming Association (HFA) is dedicated to the protection of farm animals. Founded in 1985, and over 270,000 members strong, HFA has garnered worldwide recognition and respect for its landmark anti-cruelty campaigns including, most notably, its successful National Veal Boycott. HFA is particularly well known for its unparalleled track record of credibility, accuracy, and integrity in addressing legislative issues pertaining to farm animals.
With an unyielding focus on combating the imprisonment of animals in cages and crates, HFA initiated the nation's first major TV, radio, and print media campaigns exposing farm animal abuses; and — among other initiatives — introduced the very first state and federal legislation in the United States targeting factory farm confinement. HFA’s hard-hitting, principled campaigns against factory farming highlight the real-world effect of maintaining integrity and core values while pursuing animal protection.
HFA's goals are to protect farm animals from cruelty and abuse, to protect the public from the misuse of antibiotics, hormones, and other chemicals used on factory farms, and to protect the environment from the impacts of industrialized animal factories. HFA’s comprehensive programs include anti-cruelty investigations and exposés, national media campaigns, and legislation. HFA also provides direct hands-on emergency care and refuge for abused farm animals at HFA’s Suwanna Ranch – the world's largest farm animal rescue and refuge facility.
All combined, HFA's programs and activities represent the greatest hopes of those seeking to create a better world for farm animals.