Press Releases

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

A Generous Nature

Kai Sutter, a first grader from Fruitville elementary in Sarasota, Fla. reminds us all of the power of giving.  He promised his mother if she paid for a raffle ticket he would donate half of his winnings to charity. He won the raffle and kept

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Copy of A Generous Nature

Kai Sutter, a first grader from Fruitville elementary in Sarasota, Fla. reminds us all of the power of giving.  He promised his mother if she paid for a raffle ticket he would donate half of his winnings to charity. He won the raffle and kept

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Heifer project in Zambia wins Best Practice Award

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International’s Miyoba Women’s Draft Cattle Project in Zambia has been selected for a Best Practice Award by InterAction, a coalition of humanitarian organizations providing disaster relief, refugee

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Heifer providing animals, support to Haiti project families

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 18, 2010)—In the months since the January earthquake in Haiti, Heifer International staff—in country and headquarters—have been supporting ongoing recovery efforts and planning for the long-term work to help

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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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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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Jo Luck co-winner of prestigious World Food Prize

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 16, 2010) – Heifer International President Jo Luck today was named co-recipient of The World Food Prize—only the third woman to be so honored—for her work through Heifer to ensure availability and

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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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