Press Releases

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

Heifer International Celebrates Green Economy on World Environment Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 5, 2012) – On World Environment Day, Heifer International is proud to be a part of the Green Economy, from Heifer’s LEED Platinum-certified headquarters to its projects around the world that care for the Earth at

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Heifer Village Hosts Design for a Cause Exhibit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 1, 2012) – Heifer International's Murphy Keller Education Center (Heifer Village) in downtown Little Rock is pleased to display graphic design materials of four different Arkansas-based nonprofits in a new exhibit from

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Spring Into Action with Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 12, 2012) - Heifer International’s corps of Community Volunteer Coordinators will “Spring into Action” on Saturday, March 24, in the organization’s first ever multi-venue volunteer recruiting and

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Jay Wittmeyer Appointed to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 17, 2012) – Jay A. Wittmeyer, Executive Director for Global Mission and Service for the Church of the Brethren, has been appointed as the Church’s representative to the Board of Directors of Heifer

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Learn About Heifer International in Nepal at May 31 Brown Bag

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 25, 2012) – An expert on Nepal comes to Little Rock on Thursday at a brown bag lunch discussion on the campus of Heifer International. Dr. Shubh Mahato, country director of Heifer Nepal, will discuss a large new goat and

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Heifer International Marks 2nd Anniversary of Haiti Earthquake

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 12, 2012) – As Haiti and its neighbors remember the shattering earthquake of 2010, Heifer International will mark the 2nd anniversary of the tragedy with a moment of silence. In the last two years, Heifer Haiti has

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Philip West, son of Heifer International founder Dan West, passes away

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 21, 2012) – Heifer International is saddened to learn of the passing of Philip West, a son of our founder, Dan West. Philip West died Thursday in Missoula, Mont., surrounded by family. He is the brother of longtime

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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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Tropical Storm Isaac Kills Livestock, Damages Breeding Centers in Haiti

For more than 12 years, Heifer has been committed to development work in this island nation that has seen more than its share of natural disasters. Learn about Heifer's current Haiti REACH project here. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 27, 2012) -

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Heifer International Receives a Generous Gift

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 3, 2012) The QBE Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Australian based international insurance company of the same name, recently made a generous donation to Heifer International. Heifer is honored to be among several

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