Press Releases

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

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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Heifer International Releases New Kid’s Book for Read to Feed® Program

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Heifer International is pleased to release our newest children’s book, "Flora and the Runaway Rooster," written by author John Claude Bemis and illustrated by Robert Crawford.

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Heifer International Issues ‘State of the African Farmer’ Report

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Heifer International proudly releases its State of the African Farmer report as a contribution to the great debate on agriculture and food security in Africa. It is a compilation of views and voices of farmers, practitioners, policymakers and academics across Africa and beyond, each speaking from the heart and sharing their experience.

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Recognizing Family Farmers on World Food Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Today Heifer International is standing with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to celebrate World Food Day, a day of action against hunger. The theme, “Family Farming: Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth” is one that highlights our 70 years of experience with family farmers the world over.

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Media Advisory: Beyond Hunger Communities of Change at Heifer Ranch

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

This family friendly event will feature farm animals, Global Village, cheese making demonstrations and speakers. Celebrate what has been accomplished together, while looking ahead to how we can continue to partner to create a more just and sustainable world.

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Media Advisory: Join Heifer International’s ‘Communities of Change’ Event in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Georgia

This year marks both the 70th anniversary of Heifer International and the United Nations proclamation of 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming. To recognize both of these, Heifer International is hosting Beyond Hunger: Communities of Change Atlanta, Saturday, October 4, 2014, from 7-9 p.m.

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Join Heifer International’s ‘Communities of Change’ Event in Atlanta To Celebrate 70 years of Family Farming

ATLANTA, Georgia

This year marks both the 70th anniversary of Heifer International and the United Nations proclamation of 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming. To recognize both of these, Heifer International invites you to Beyond Hunger: Communities of Change Atlanta, at The Carter Center on October 4, 2014 from 7-9 pm.

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Join Us to Celebrate 70 Years of Heifer International - Carnation, Washington

SEATTLE, Washington

Join Us for a Celebration of Communities Working Together and Realizing the Power of Our Collective Efforts. Eat, Play, Learn and Celebrate on a Beautiful Farm and Be Encouraged to Pass on Your Gifts.

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Heifer Foundation Announces Dan West Fellow Honoree

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Heifer Foundation recently named Stephen Mondora as the 2013 Dan West Fellow Award recipient. The award, named in honor of Heifer’s founder and visionary, honors an individual who shows a personal and professional commitment to helping the poor and hungry throughout the world.

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