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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Heifer International is Your Choice for “Alt Gifts” this Valentines Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 2, 2012) – Valentine's presents can convey love, affection, admiration and devotion but this year by donating to Heifer International your Valentine will know you are also committed to making a lasting and impactful

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Heifer International Sheep Distribution Jump-Starts Senegal Project

Months-Long Animal Distribution Begins Under Large-scale USAID Grant Project LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 15, 2012) –A historic, months-long distribution of farm animals is now under way in Senegal, as Heifer International begins work on part of a

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Global Journal Ranks Heifer No. 12 Among Top 100 NGOs

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 1, 2012) We are honored that the Global Journal ranked Heifer International No. 12 in its first international ranking of nongovernmental organizations. Heifer was selected because its "inexpensive and uncomplicated formula

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For Mother's Day, Give the Gift of Joy

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 7, 2012) – A new shareable infographic from Heifer International shows that in 2010, Americans spent $13.6 billion on Mother's Day. $1.9 billion of that was spent on perishable flowers. But mothers don't necessarily

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Former Komen® executive joining Heifer International

Little Rock, AR

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 1, 2012) – Heifer International today announced Cindy Jones-Nyland, whose nonprofit experience includes a leadership role with Susan G. Komen For the Cure.

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Heifer International Hosts Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table

LOS ANGELES, August 14, 2012 – Heifer International will host “Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table,” on September 21, 2012 at the Montage Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. The event will be co-hosted by Diane Lane, Nina Jacobson,

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Year-End Donations to Heifer International Are Tax-Deductible

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 26, 2012) – As the end of the calendar year approaches, it’s time to round out your charitable contributions for the tax year, and Heifer International urges you to include the struggle against hunger and poverty

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Honor Dad with a Gift from Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 14, 2012) – Sonora Dodd was the driving force behind the establishment of Father’s Day in 1910, to honor of her father, a Civil War veteran who raised six children on his own. This Father’s Day, you can honor

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Heifer staff safe after Uganda mudslides; impact on families not yet known

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 25, 2012) – Heifer International Uganda country staff are reported safe after heavy rains triggered several mudslides in the Bugisu sub-region of eastern Uganda. Work to determine impact on communities Heifer serves in

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