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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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 applauds Clinton’s call to help Haiti become self-sufficient

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International, whose proven sustainable solution to poverty has helped 12 million families in countries around the world lift themselves to self-reliance, applauds former President Clinton’s call urging aid

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Heifer names Robert Bloom, former Vestcom, Acxiom exec, chief financial officer

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 6, 2011) – Heifer International today announced Robert Bloom as the hunger-fighting organization's new Chief Financial Officer. Bloom, formerly of Vestcom International and Acxiom Corp., will oversee financial,

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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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