Press Releases

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

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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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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Susan Sarandon Says... Give Heifer International for Mother’s Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 10, 2012) – When you were young, your mom told you to be anything you wanted to and that you could change the world. What better way to thank your mother for what she’s done for you and show her that you will change

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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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Heifer International featured as Premier Charity on MyJobChart.com

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 2, 2012) – Heifer International participant families know a lot about chores as they must care for their livestock and crops. Now, thanks to MyJobChart.com, U.S.-based kids can have their chores benefit Heifer

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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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Going Barefoot to Help Others

Heifer International employees to participate in “One Day Without Shoes” CampaignLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 9, 2012) – At Heifer International we know that going barefoot isn’t just a “fashion misstep” for our project

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Easter Giving Means Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 4, 2012) – Tucked in with the sweets in your Easter basket this year you may find a gift that won’t bust your diet. A Heifer International gift, presented with an adorable, easy-to-print card, will bring

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Food Solutions Offered at Screening of Documentary ‘FRESH’

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 2, 2012) – All of us are interested in food – especially tasty food! But how many people want to know more about where our food comes from and how it can be improved? Arkansans curious about how to find healthier,

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