Press Releases

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

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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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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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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Give generously, but give wisely

When choosing a charity, donors should think about their donations the same way they think about personal investments. They can invest based upon hunches. They can invest based upon tips from friends and co-workers, or they can research—do

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Heifer International receives $10,000 Grant From Pioneer

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 17, 2011) -- Heifer International has been selected to receive a $10,000 grant from Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, to further Heifer's work to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth. Based on results of an

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Heifer’s COO, Steve Denne, meets with Nepal’s president

(April 15, 2010) – Steve Denne, in his visit to Heifer International’s Asia region, had the chance during a visit to Nepal to meet with the country’s president, the Honorable Dr. Ram Baran Yadav. Denne,

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2011 Marks 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 4, 2011) – Today, women and girls make up the majority of people living in poverty. Women and girls are the world's primary food producers, yet cultural traditions and social structures—for example, women own only

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At Heifer International, every day is Earth Day

Hunger-fighting agency carries out its global work with families in green waysLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 20, 2011) – While the world recognizes Earth Day annually on April 22, the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, everyday is Earth

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Include a Heifer gift in your Easter basket

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Considering a gift of some marshmallow or chocolate bunnies, or brightly colored eggs for Easter? How about a trio of real bunnies that provides nutrition and income or a flock of chicks that produces real eggs—a gift

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