Press Releases

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

Heifer International is part of Live Below the Line to Help End Extreme Poverty

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Live Below the Line will benefit leading nonprofits doing life-saving work throughout the world including Heifer International. When participants sign up to Live Below the Line, they can direct their fundraising efforts to Heifer International while rallying their social networks to help end extreme poverty within our generation.

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Heifer Awarded $750,000 From Starbucks Foundation to Support Coffee Farmers in Tanzania

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Heifer International was awarded a Starbucks Foundation grant of $750,000to help fund the Mbozi Farmer Livelihood Improvement Project in Tanzania, which will help improve livelihoods and quality of life for smallholder coffee growing communities in the East African country.

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What’s the Value of an Easter Egg?

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

This Easter, Heifer International invites you create a unique twist on the usual Easter basket goodies of chocolate and plastic eggs—a gift that will change lives as well as produce some Easter eggs.

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Elanco Supports East Africa Dairy Development Project with $1.5 Million Matching Challenge

GREENFIELD, Ind. March 3, 2015

Elanco Animal Health is continuing its commitment to break the cycle of hunger for those most in need with a $1.5 million matching challenge to help Heifer International fund Phase II of the East Africa Dairy Development Project (EADD).

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Mission Measurement Announces Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action-Heifer International a Named Partner

NEW YORK, NY

Today, at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Winter meeting, President Clinton announced a new Commitment to Action designed to increase the impact of food security programs. Joining Mission Measurement in this effort are eight initial Food Security Genome Consortium members. They include leading corporations/corporate foundations (General Mills Foundation, Tyson Foods, etc.) and leading NGOs (Capital Area Food Bank, CARE, Heifer International and Share Our Strength).

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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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