Press Releases

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

Tastings Featured at Food Around the World at Heifer Village

Tastings Featured at “Food Around the World” at Heifer VillageLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 15, 2011) – Join Heifer Village for a free family day filled with activities for children and grownups alike and four food tasting stations where

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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 International leaders meet with Cambodia program staff, families

CAMBODIA—From April 8 to 11, 2010, Steve Denne and Mahendra Lohani, Heifer International’s chief operating officer and vice president of the Asia program, visited with Heifer country staff and participant families.

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Heifer staff in Haiti helping in earthquake’s aftermath

Long-term rehabilitation plan will focus on sustainable development LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International continues to monitor news reports even as it works to maintain contact with its in-country staff in the wake of the magnitude 7

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Heifer staff safe following Tropical Storm Agatha, eruption of volcano

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 1, 2010) – Heifer International country staff in Guatemala and Honduras are reported to be safe in the wake of Tropical Storm Agatha, which struck the Central American countries Saturday, May 29, killing nearly 200

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Heifer tools help teachers empower students to change the world

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Teachers make a difference in their students’ lives every day, but Heifer International has materials available to teachers to use to help inspire their students to make a difference in the world.Read to Feed®,

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Unique gift registry makes worldwide difference

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Looking for a meaningful way to celebrate milestone events such as weddings, anniversaries, birthdays or graduations? Then consider making a difference in the world by creating a gift registry through Heifer International,

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Heifer Marks International Literacy Day

Heifer highlights importance of literacy in combating poverty LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 8, 2011) – Around the world, about 776 million adults are functionally illiterate and almost two-thirds of them are women. This hardship can mire entire

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Heifer International Unveils Solar Panel Array

Heifer presents improvements to its main campus, including 100 new solar panelsLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 3, 2011) – Heifer International today unveiled a new 25-kilowatt solar panel array that will provide supplemental electric power to

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