Press Releases

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

Media Advisory: Heifer International Holds 2nd Annual ‘Beyond Hunger: Feast in the Field’ Fundraiser

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

The 2nd annual “Beyond Hunger: Feast in the Field” will benefit Heifer programs here in Arkansas and family farmers in Haiti. Attendees will enjoy a “farm to fork” family style dinner from award-winning chefs from the Capital Hotel. Guests will hear from speakers about the importance of sustainable agriculture and how they can make smart choices in supporting local farmers. Guests will also be treated to a special musical performance by Jason D. Williams.

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Double Your Giving Power this Mother’s Day

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas

This Mother’s Day, when you give a gift through Heifer International in her honor, it will have double the impact for families in need through our Mother’s Day matching gift challenge.

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Farmers and Staff Safe After Nicaragua Earthquake

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

At 5:27 p.m. on April 10, 2014, a 6.1-magnitude earthquake centered near Lake Managua in Nicaragua occurred. All Heifer International Nicaragua staff members are safe and sound, and they have taken security measures at the office. Heifer Nicaragua projects are not located in the most affected areas, and no project participants or project counterparts have reported injuries, damages or losses.

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Heifer International Partners in Live Below the Line

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Heifer International has signed on as a participating sponsor for the first time with The Global Poverty Project’s Live Below the Line campaign, which seeks to highlight current victories in poverty reduction and provide an experience akin to what life is like for the 1.2 billion people who live in extreme poverty.

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Heifer International Celebrates Read to Feed® Month this April

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

April is Read to Feed® month at Heifer International and a great time to get classrooms started in this reading incentive program. Read to Feed® fosters a love for reading, a passion to help others and a motivation to help create a better world. And, you can earn free books for your class.

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Eduardo Stein Barillas Named to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Dr. Eduardo Stein, former vice president of the Republic of Guatemala, has been elected to an at-large position to the Board of Directors of Heifer International, an international development organization whose mission is to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth.

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Ashley Stone Named to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Ashley Stone has been elected to an at-large position to the Board of Directors of Heifer International, an international development organization whose mission is to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth.

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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 Celebrates 70th Anniversary by Launching “Beyond Hunger: Communities of Change” Campaign to Support Family Farmers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Heifer International is proud to celebrate its 70th Anniversary during the United Nations-recognized International Year of Family Farming, a time designated to honor the importance of family farming in reducing poverty and improving global food security.

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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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