Press Releases

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

Turkeys and More Can End World Hunger With Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 21, 2012) – Turkeys are delicious, but they aren’t the only animal that can bring joy this Thanksgiving. How about a llama, duck or water buffalo? These animals won’t provide a Thanksgiving feast.

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Give the Most Powerful Gift This Holiday Season

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 7, 2012) – The holiday season is the perfect time to show our loved ones that we care - about them, and about the world we share. Holiday gift-givers can make a different and generous choice for exchanging gifts with

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Heifer International Expands Work Into Bangladesh

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 9, 2012) – Heifer International is extending its agricultural community development model in South Asia by expanding its work into Bangladesh and opening a country program office there. The Human Development Index (a

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Heifer Guatemala Project Families and Staff Safe After Earthquake

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 8, 2012) - Heifer International extends its deep sympathy and best wishes for recovery to those affected by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Guatemala Wednesday. Heifer Guatemala staff is assessing damage and

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Heifer Haiti Assists Hurricane Sandy Victims

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 2, 2012) – Heifer International’s Haiti country program is today distributing emergency aid to 400 families affected by Tropical Storm Sandy, reports Country Director Hervil Cherubin in his latest storm update.

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Sandy Causes Livestock Deaths, Crop Damage in Haiti Projects

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 29, 2012) - Hundreds of animals and thousands of dollars in crops are among the losses suffered by Heifer International project participants in Haiti after Tropical Storm Sandy passed near the island nation late last

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Heifer’s Haiti Office Remains Closed After Tropical Storm

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 26, 2012) – Heifer International’s Haiti country office remains closed on Friday as the country recovers from the rains and flooding caused by Tropical Storm Sandy. Country Director Hervil Cherubin reports that the

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Tropical Storm Sandy Closes Heifer Haiti Office

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 25, 2012) – Heifer International's Haiti country office remains closed today after Tropical Storm Sandy passed near the island country, dumping several inches of rain. The storm, which has been upgraded to a Category 2

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State Department’s “Experience America” Visits Heifer Village

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 23, 2012) – Heifer International hosted a session of the Experience America trip with members of the Diplomatic Corps spouses Monday. The trip, organized by the State Department, brought more than 45 ambassadors and

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Oglethorpe University, Heifer International Host Sustainability Summit

ATLANTA, Ga. (Oct 8, 2012) – Heifer International and Oglethorpe University are hosting the first ever Heifer Sustainability Summit on Oct 13, from 1-5 p.m in Lupton Hall Auditorium. The one-day summit will look at the issues surrounding

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