Press Releases

Monthly press releases about what's going on with Heifer projects and programs.

Jo Luck, Heifer’s President, appointed by Obama to serve on board for International Food and Agricultural Development

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 25, 2011) – Jo Luck, President of Heifer International, was appointed recently by President Barack Obama to serve on the U.S. Agency for International Development's Board for International Food and Agricultural

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Student's 'moo'-ving video wins Heifer International contest

Kindergarten's 'Why give a Heifer this holiday season?' film named runner-upLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 7, 2011) – With "lights, camera, action!" skills, Nicole Bleuel, of Stamford, Conn., answered the question, "Why give a Heifer this holiday

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For poor households in Rwanda, one cow makes a difference

Permission, Huffington Post and the Nourishing the Planet blog http://blogs.worldwatch.org/nourishingtheplanet/By Jim Devries, Executive Vice-President of Programs for Heifer International based in Little Rock, Arkansas and Danielle Nierenberg,

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Hear how Heifer is making a difference

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International invites the public to join staff and others to hear an update on its East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) project at a brown bag lunch Wednesday, March 24. The presentation will be from noon to 1:30

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Heifer International CEO Jo Luck moving to new role

Former board chair to serve as interim chief executiveLITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International announced today that Jo Luck, president and chief executive officer, is beginning a new role, as president, stepping away from her position as chief

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Get a Jump on 2011 Taxes by Donating to Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, (April 18, 2011) – Today is Tax Day and millions of Americans are filing their returns and reviewing their deductions from the past year.  Today is also an opportunity to plan for important tax deductions that will be

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Heifer honored for its family friendliness

Heifer honored for its family friendlinessHunger-fighting agency wins Arkansas work-life balance honorable mentionLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 9, 2011) – Heifer International received an honorable mention in the 2011 Arkansas Governor’s

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Heifer International sending assessment team to Haiti

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International is sending three staff to Haiti to begin to work with in-country teams to help determine the global hunger-fighting organization’s short-, mid- and long-term rehabilitation and recovery strategies

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Heifer International sending assessment team to Haiti

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International is sending three staff to Haiti to begin to work with in-country teams to help determine the global hunger-fighting organization’s short-, mid- and long-term rehabilitation and recovery strategies

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Heifer headquarters, Heifer Village to mark Earth Hour

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International will join hundreds of millions of people, organizations, corporations and governments around the world Saturday, March 27, in a demonstration of concern about climate change by going dark—turning

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