Press Releases

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

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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Make a video, change a life

Heifer International contest invites entrants to help end hunger and poverty LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 19 2010) – Do you like to make videos? Do you want to make a difference, to help change the world? If the answer is yes then you should

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Heifer International to Announce Commitment to Action at Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting

NEW YORK, N.Y. (Sept. 21, 2011) – Heifer International has committed to help rebuild rural communities and to improve economic opportunities through livestock inputs and management in Haiti as part of the 2011 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)

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Steve Denne, Heifer’s chief operating officer, celebrates Passing on the Gift

On April 10, 2010, 60 project participants from four self-help groups (SHGs) celebrated a Passing on the Gift (POG) at a school in Proyuth village, Pauk commune, Pauk district, Siem Reap province, Cambodia. The project, “Restoring Livelihood

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Two nonprofit veterans join Heifer International

Two nonprofit veterans join Heifer International CARE, World Vision alumni will lead effort to diversify fundraising LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International today announced two new employees— Matthew De Galan and Jason Miles—who

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Jim De Vries, Heifer's longest-serving leader, retiring

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 16, 2010) – Heifer International announced today that Jim De Vries, Ph.D., vice president for Program Development and former executive vice president of the organization's international programs division and its

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For holiday giving this year, try giving a crap

Waste from Heifer International cows, goats, rabbits create plenty for families LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 02, 2011) –This year when it comes to holiday giving, give a crap. In fact, give a gift that gives a crap.

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Heifer International Promotes Chad Avery to General Counsel

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 31, 2011) – Heifer International today announced that Chad Avery is the hunger organization's new general counsel. Avery, who joined Heifer mid-year 2009, previously served as its associate general counsel. "I am

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Heifer names Pietro Turilli Europe vice president

 Officer has experience with UN International Fund for Agricultural DevelopmentLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 27, 2010) – Heifer International announced today that Pietro Turilli, a former evaluation officer with the United Nations

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Heifer International Receives 2011 Best of Little Rock Award

U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the AchievementNEW YORK, NY (Sept. 5, 2011) – For the third consecutive year, Heifer Project International has been selected for the 2011 Best of Little Rock Award in the Associations

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