Press Releases

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

Fifth Anniversary of Devastating Earthquake in Haiti

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Five years after a devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked Haiti, Heifer International says its farmers on the impoverished island are benefitting from a new approach to development work that focuses on sustainable economic development.

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Time is Short for Making 2014 Tax Deductible Gifts

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

With only a few more days in 2014, the timing is perfect to make a transformative and tax savvy charitable donation to Heifer International. Donors interested in ending world hunger must make their charitable contributions by midnight on Dec. 31, 2014, in order to deduct them from taxes for the current year.

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Celebrate Hanukkah with Gifts from Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Heifer at Hanukkah campaign promotes the mitzvahs of tzedakah and tikkun olam

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Heifer International Host Family Friendly Holiday Events: Animals, Shopping and Food, Oh My!

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Searching for the perfect gifts this Holiday season? Find them at the Living Gift Markets held in December at Heifer Village in Little Rock or Heifer Ranch in Perryville, and honor your friends and family with gifts that keep on giving. A visit to either will make the task of holiday shopping fun and exciting. Admission is free!

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Heifer Philippines Families Safe Following Typhoon Hagupit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Initial reports from Heifer International’s Philippines office state that all Heifer project families are safe after Typhoon Hagupit, but many have reported damage to homes, crops and animal sheds.

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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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Carolyn House Stewart Named to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Carolyn House Stewart has been elected to an at-large position on 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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Episcopal Congregation Working Toward 13th Ark Award

HOLDEN, Mass.

Members of St. Francis Episcopal Church in Holden are working toward their 13th Ark Award, given by Heifer International to congregations that raise $5,000 or more in a year. Much of this year’s contribution will come from a Living Gift Market scheduled at the church Dec. 6-7, 2014.

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Tampa Bay Church Nets Thousands for Heifer International at Two-Hour Fundraiser

Brandon, Fla.

First Presbyterian Church in Brandon is a small church, but was able to raise $20,000 in just two short hours with a Heifer International Living Gift Market and is on target to surpass that goal this year on November 19.

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