Press Releases

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

Skip the chocolate. Give a cow

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Want a gift that will really impress your Valentine this year? Show him or her how big your heart really is by giving a gift from Heifer—a cow, a goat, a flock of chicks or trees. This Valentine’s Day, choose one

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Heifer Ranch sustains extensive storm damage

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 26, 2011) – Heifer International’s Ranch, located in Perryville, Ark., sustained significant damage in the strong storms that moved through the state last night. Several buildings, including the horse, dairy and

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Heifer declares April 'Passing on the Gift' month

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – For the second year, Heifer International is celebrating its cornerstone value—Passing on the Gift, where families who receive an animal, seeds and training share the animal’s first-born female

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Heifer Education paper selected to be presented at national summit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 23, 2010) – Heifer International's Education Division announced today that a concept paper, "Creating a World of Citizen Engagement through Global Education," has been selected as a Top Program by the Community-based

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Heifer Haiti – Update on earthquake recovery and rehabilitation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – On January 12, 2010, a devastating 7.0–magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, killing more than 200,000 people and displacing more than two million. At the time of the earthquake, Heifer International was reorganizing its

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Heifer Haiti staff OK after floodwaters overrrun Les Cayes

MARCH 1, 2010 – Heifer International staff in Les Cayes, Haiti, working to support other organizations’ humanitarian efforts in the wake of the January earthquake and to assess the needs of thousands of affected Heifer project partner

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Heifer International issues appeal to aid Haiti earthquake victims

Aid will follow first-responders to help families rebuild lives, livelihoodsLITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International is issuing an emergency appeal for funds to help families in Haiti recover and restore their lives in the wake of the

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With Heifer, donating tax refund is money well spent

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – With the average taxpayer getting a refund of slightly more than $2,300 this year, according to USA Today, the question is: What to do with all that money? Before splurging and spending it on something you could probably do

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Republic of Armenia, Heifer International sign cooperative MOU

The Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Armenia and Heifer International will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for joint cooperation in the framework of the Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness (CARMAC)

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World Food Day 2011: A time to commit to ending hunger

This year, Heifer International joins a host of other organizations, associations and institutions to mark World Food Day, Oct. 16, 2011, a worldwide event to increase awareness and understanding of, and to encourage informed, year-around action to

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