Press Releases

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

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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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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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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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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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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Give Dad a Unique Heifer International Gift For Father’s Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 5, 2012) – Father’s Day gift-giving isn’t easy for the dad who seems to have everything. (Does he really want another tie?) But shopping for Dad doesn’t need to be difficult, if you remember that

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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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Thoughtful Last-Minute Giving is Possible With Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 21, 2012)—Still searching for the perfect gift for the person who has everything? Heifer International has a thoughtful and easy way to show you care: charitable gifts of animals and resources that will help families

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Counter the Black Friday Rush With Heifer International Gifts

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 22, 2012) – As aggressive retailers kick off sales earlier and earlier, transforming Black Friday into “Grey Thursday,” Heifer International offers shoppers a way to step away from the frenzy and donate to

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