Press Releases

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

Inspire Children to Read While Helping a World in Need with Read to Feed®

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 6, 2013) – Heifer International, an international development nonprofit, announced this year’s Read to Feed program, an engaging way for teachers to inspire students to read while raising funds to help

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Heifer International hosts Second Annual

LOS ANGELES, August 21, 2013 – Heifer International will host the 2nd Annual “Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table,” gala event on September 19, 2013 at the Montage Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles.

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Heifer China Assessing Flooding Damage

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 12, 2013) - Heifer International’s staff in China are assessing the effects of devastating rainstorms that have flooded part of western China, including some areas where Heifer conducts project work. The flooding and

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China Floods Damage Heifer Project Participant Homes

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 19, 2013) -- Fifty-five homes belonging to Heifer International project participants have been damaged by recent severe rainstorms and flooding in western China, although all project staff and participants are safe and

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Heifer International Congratulates ECPAT International as 2013 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize winner

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Aug.1, 2013) –The recipient of the 2013 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize is ECPAT International, an organization committed to stopping the commercial sexual exploitation of children worldwide.“We, at Heifer

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Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl Wudunn Announce Half the Sky Movement: The Game to Help Empower Women and Girls Around the World

NICHOLAS KRISTOF AND SHERYL WUDUNN ANNOUNCE HALF THE SKY MOVEMENT: THE GAMETO HELP EMPOWER WOMEN AND GIRLS AROUND THE WORLD. EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY GAMES FOR CHANGE, THE GAME WILL LAUNCH ON FACEBOOK ON MARCH 4TH Support from Zynga.org, Ford

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Heifer Village Presentation: Drought-Resistant Agriculture in Senegal

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (February 7, 2013) – Francis Bouba-Dalambaye, director of Heifer International’s Senegal country program, will speak at 6 p.m. on Thurs., Feb 21, about the organization’s work to promote drought-resistant

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Heifer Village Presentation: Grasscutters and Urban Poverty in Ghana

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (February 7, 2013) – Arkansans can learn about Heifer International’s one-of-a-kind project in Ghana with animals called “grasscutters” at a presentation at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20. Roland Kanlisi, Heifer

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Hope for New Beginnings, Prosperity in the New Year

 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 30, 2012) — Many mark the beginning of a new year by making resolutions, setting goals and starting with a fresh outlook for the 12 months ahead, and at Heifer International we are doing the same. We want to end

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Heifer International No. 20 in Global Journal’s Top 100 NGOs

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (January 28, 2013) – Heifer International is pleased to rank in the top tier—Number 20—in the second edition of the Global Journal’s Top 100 NGOs. The editors cited Heifer’s Passing on the Gift® as an

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