Press Releases

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

Bill Williams, Benefactor of Overlook Farm, Left Lasting Legacy

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 25, 2012) - Heifer International is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of William “Bill” Williams in Rutland, Mass. Williams, 92, donated 300 acres of Overlook Farm land to Heifer in 1983 to keep the land in

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World Ark Tablet Edition Nominated for “Best of the Web” Award

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 1, 2013) – The recently launched tablet edition of World Ark magazine, a publication of nonprofit Heifer International, has been named a finalist for a min 2013 Best of the Web award. The Holiday 2012 edition of the

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Heifer Village Hosts “Spring Fling” For Families

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 7, 2012) – On Saturday, March 16, children and grownups alike can enjoy Heifer International’s Spring Fling at Heifer Village in downtown Little Rock. Winter is ending, and families can enjoy a variety of spring

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Final Week to Win a Trip of a Lifetime to Peru From Garnet Hill and Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Mar 11, 2013) – The Garnet Hill Pass on the Gift® in Peru Sweepstakes enters its final days today, with a deadline of March 12. The grand prize winner will receive an all-inclusive trip for two to the ancient Incan

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Pack their Easter Basket With a Special Treat

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Mar 22, 2013) – This Easter, Heifer International offers families a unique twist on the usual Easter basket goodies of chocolate and plastic eggs–a gift that will change lives. Heifer International offers

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Heifer International Marks 3rd Anniversary of Haiti Earthquake

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 11, 2013) – On the third anniversary of the January 12, 2010 earthquake that devastated Haiti, Heifer International remembers the quake’s victims – those killed and those dislocated – and affirms our

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Patrick Rothfuss Reading, Book Signing May 9 at Heifer Village

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 2, 2013) – Fantasy author and Heifer International supporter Patrick Rothfuss will hold his first reading and book signing in Arkansas at Heifer Village in downtown Little Rock at 7:00 p.m. on May 9. Rothfuss, author of

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Iowa State University and Heifer International to Partner to End World Hunger

AMES, Iowa (July 9, 2013) — Iowa State University and Heifer International, an international development nonprofit organization, have agreed to explore new opportunities and projects to use science to address world hunger and poverty. The

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No Heifer Participants Harmed in China Flooding

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 15, 2013) -- Heifer International projects appear to be minimally impacted by recent severe rainstorms and flooding in western China. Heifer works in several of the affected counties, but no Heifer China staff, project

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Heifer Village Launches “Heifer Hour” Summer Activities

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 2, 2012) – Beginning May 4, 2013 and lasting through the summer, children and their parents can enjoy a new activity every week at Heifer Village in downtown Little Rock. Each Tuesday and Saturday at 11:00 a.m., the

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