Press Releases

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

Heifer International’s differentiator: Sustainability

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (December 1, 2011)—There’s a reason that animal gifts are popular right now. The idea is fun; the animal is cute, easy to give as an alternative gift and is readily available from several organizations that all tout it

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Parents set the example for children’s giving spirit

Heifer International, families we help, depend on youth’s ingenious generosity LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 01, 2011) – When it comes to children’s ingenuity to raise money for a cared-about cause, nothing is off limits. At Heifer

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Moving smallholder farmers beyond subsistence to secure

Heifer International alternative gifts provide hope, opportunity for a lifetime LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—This season there is an alternative to gifts that are meaningless and quickly forgotten: a goat, a cow or a flock of geese. These alternative

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This year, ask for your own Heifer International animal gift

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – This year, don’t just give the gift of a cow, goat, pig, camel or other animal from Heifer International’s colorful catalog, ask for a similar gift yourself. There’s joy in giving, but there’s joy in

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Make A Resolution That Makes a Difference

This New Year, resolve to give a family hope with a Heifer International animal LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 29, 2011) – A New Year's resolution can provide the motivation to start anew, with a fresh outlook and goals. This year, harness that hope

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Heifer International selects search firm for new president/CEO

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International announced today that it has selected executive recruitment firm Isaacson, Miller of Boston to conduct the global search for a new president and chief executive officer of the

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Heifer joining meeting to discuss Haiti redevelopment—‘from the ground up’

Heifer International staff—Corbin Lyday, international manager of government relations, and Oscar Castaneda, vice president of Heifer’s Americas program—will participate in strategic discussions on the role that non-profit,

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Explore 'Voluntary Simplicity' with Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Register for the Arkansas Earth Institute’s “Voluntary Simplicity” discussion course to learn how you can manage the distractions of modern society that keep you from caring for yourself, your relationships

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Fundraising veteran Monique Wherry joins Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International today announced that Monique Wherry, regional director, major gifts Southern Field Operations at the United Negro College Fund, has been named the global hunger and poverty organization’s senior

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Heifer staff, families OK following Myanmar 6.8 magnitude quake

Heifer International staff and project families are reported to be shaken but safe following a magnitude 6.8 earthquake that struck in Myanmar near the borders of China, Thailand and Laos Thursday night. Country staff continues to check in with

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