Press Releases

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

Prairie Ridge Elementary School Presents $10,000 Check to Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Representatives from Prairie Ridge Elementary School in Shawnee, Kansas, will be holding an assembly to present a check for $10,205.45 to Cindy Sellers Roach, Community Engagement Manager for Heifer International. The students raised the donation during a recent Read to Feed® reading incentive program.

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Heifer International to Host Third Annual “Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table” Gala to Help End World Hunger and Poverty

Los Angeles, California

Heifer International will host its third-annual Beyond Hunger: “A Place at the Table” gala on August 22, 2014, at the Montage Beverly Hills hotel in Beverly Hills. The event seeks to support and empower marginalized women and honor those who work to raise awareness of the world’s poor and hungry.

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This Year Let Read to Feed® Inspire Students to Read and Lead the Way to a Future of Philanthropy

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas

– As teachers around the United States gear up for back to school, Heifer International has a free resource for educators wanting new and innovative ways to motivate their students to read.

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Go Beyond Hunger with Heifer International on #Giving Tuesday

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

We’ve all heard the adage “It is better to give than to receive,” and today is our day to turn those words into action. #GivingTuesday is a collaborative movement to create a national day of giving. And we've long considered the holiday season a time for giving back.

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Doug Galen Named to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Doug Galen has been elected to an at-large position on the Board of Directors of Heifer International, an international development organization with a mission to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth.

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Haiti Four Years After the Quake: There’s Good News

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Four years ago this week a devastating earthquake hit the Caribbean Island of Haiti. In the years that have passed, many smallholder farmers have seen important improvements in their lives.

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Arlene Falk Withers Named Chair of Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Arlene Falk Withers has been named Chair of the Board of Directors of Heifer International, an international development organization whose mission is to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth.

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Esther Cohen Named to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Esther Cohen, the chief operating officer for Episcopal Relief & Development, the international humanitarian agency of the Episcopal Church, was recently named to the Board of Directors of Heifer International, an international development organization whose mission is to end hunger and poverty.

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Heifer International Celebrates International Women’s Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

On behalf of women worldwide who struggle with hunger and poverty, Heifer International is joining the global community to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8.

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Celebrate your Honey this Valentine’s Day with a Gift to Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, AR

More than 60 percent of Americans will celebrate Valentine’s Day this Friday spending, on average, $126.00 per person. Most of that spending will be on flowers, chocolates and other uninspired gifts that lack thought and imagination.

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