Press Releases

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

Heifer International’s Sarah the Goat Teaches Kids About Giving

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sep. 20, 2012) – Parents and grandparents who love to give Heifer International animal gifts can share the full wonder of that gift with children through a new animated character. Sarah the Goat will show children how a

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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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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 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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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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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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Heifer Philippines Staff OK, But Homes Damaged, Animals Lost in Typhoon

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 4, 2012) – Heifer International Philippines country staff are all reported to be OK after Typhoon Bopha, with top sustained winds of 130 miles per hour, slammed into the Southern Philippines early Tuesday, setting off

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Heifer Ranch Marks One-Year Anniversary of Damaging Tornado

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 25, 2012) – Heifer Ranch in Perryville, a Heifer International learning center, is intact and thriving as it marks the one-year anniversary of the tornado that struck on a stormy day in 2011.Although the twister

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The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift: Passing On Her Generosity

Gifts of animals from Heifer International bring special joy and long-lasting impactLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 23, 2012) – Your mother comforted you after every nightmare and treated every cut and scrape. She taught you right from wrong and

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu supports Read to Feed®

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 25, 2012) – At a time when fewer children are reading fewer books, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Nobel and Gandhi Prize recipient and human rights activist from South Africa, has voiced his support for Heifer

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