Press Releases

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

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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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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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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On International Women’s Day, Create Change Through Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 4, 2013) – Heifer International is urging its supporters to take action on March 8, International Women’s Day, on behalf of women worldwide who struggle with hunger and poverty. At www.heifer.org/womensday,

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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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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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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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Heifer International Receives 2nd Gift from the QBE Foundation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 8, 2013) – The QBE North America Foundation recently made a generous donation to Heifer International for the second consecutive year.  Carolyn Bartholdson, chief human resources officer at QBE presented

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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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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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