Press Releases

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

Heifer Central Philippines Projects Unharmed; Impact on South Being Reviewed

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 5, 2012) - Heifer Philippines country staff report that project communities in the Central Philippines, which received high winds and heavy rains from Typhoon Bopha, suffered no damage, injuries or other adverse impact from

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Heifer International Premieres New Public Service Announcement

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 4, 2012) – Heifer International is proud to share a new broadcast-quality public service announcement (PSA) about the nonprofit’s holiday gifts of livestock and training for friends and family this season. The

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Heifer International Launches New Read to Feed® Tool

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 6, 2012) – Heifer International is excited to announce the launch of a new tool designed to engage classrooms in helping to end hunger and poverty around the world, while fostering a love of reading. Teachers will find

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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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Explore Heifer International Through Flat Stanley App

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 25, 2012) – Curious kids can now explore the powerful hunger-fighting work of Heifer International through the beloved characters Flat Stanley and Flat Stella. Heifer International and Flatter World Inc. are

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Initial Philippines Post-Bopha Assessment Shows Loss of Animals, Crops

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 7, 2012) - Heifer Philippines country staff continues to assess damage from Typhoon Bopha, but project officers and partners in the Sta. Jose community in South Philippines are reporting a number of homes damaged or

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