Press Releases

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

Heifer International Welcomes Club de Madrid

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 7, 2012) – Heifer International is delighted to welcome former heads of State and Government Members of the Club de Madrid as the organization holds its 2012 conference in downtown Little Rock from Dec. 17-18. This

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Ed Asner and Mark Feuerstein Bring Heifer at Hanukkah Gift Campaign to Life

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec 3, 2012) – Heifer International is proud to announce that Ed Asner, who played gruff but lovable Lou Grant on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and Santa Claus in “Elf,” and Mark Feuerstein, from the hit

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Give the Most Powerful Gift This Holiday Season

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 7, 2012) – The holiday season is the perfect time to show our loved ones that we care - about them, and about the world we share. Holiday gift-givers can make a different and generous choice for exchanging gifts with

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Fire Destroys Heifer Uganda Country Office

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 6, 2012) On Sunday, March 4, 2012, a fire destroyed Heifer International's Uganda country office in Kampala. Staff members are safe, but damage was severe and country program assets and materials were lost in the blaze. An

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Earth Day Comes To Heifer International Campus

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 9, 2012) – Our natural landscape in Arkansas does a lot for us; on one day in April, it’s time to return the favor. The Arkansas Earth Day Foundation will host the 2012 Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 21, on

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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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Heifer International Recognizes World AIDS Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec 1, 2012) – The theme of this year’s World Aids Day is "Working Together for an AIDS-Free Generation" and here at Heifer we join the effort to make this a reality.  Many of Heifer International’s projects,

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Heifer’s Philippines Staff, Families Prepare for Super Typhoon Bopha

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 3, 2012) - Heifer International’s Philippines country office is preparing its offices and working with project participants there to batten down for the onslaught of extremely dangerous Super Typhoon Bopha, the

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Heifer Assists Flooding Victims in Cambodia

Heifer International and World Food Program distribute food aid to flooding victims LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 18, 2012) – Heifer International is bringing much-needed food aid to families affected by recent flooding in Cambodia. With funding

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Heifer International Launches $23.8 Million Project in Nepal

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 20, 2012) – Heifer International, the global hunger nonprofit, is launching a new $23.8 million project in Nepal, with the goal of assisting 138,000 small-scale farmers. The project will focus on goat and dairy

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