Press Releases

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

Earth Day Comes To Heifer International Campus

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 9, 2012) – Our natural landscape in Arkansas does a lot for us; on one day in April, it’s time to return the favor. The Arkansas Earth Day Foundation will host the 2012 Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 21, on

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Spring Into Action with Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 12, 2012) - Heifer International’s corps of Community Volunteer Coordinators will “Spring into Action” on Saturday, March 24, in the organization’s first ever multi-venue volunteer recruiting and

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Fire Destroys Heifer Uganda Country Office

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 6, 2012) On Sunday, March 4, 2012, a fire destroyed Heifer International's Uganda country office in Kampala. Staff members are safe, but damage was severe and country program assets and materials were lost in the blaze. An

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Former Komen® executive joining Heifer International

Former Komen® executive joining Heifer InternationalCindy Jones-Nyland to lead organization's marketing and resource development LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 1, 2012) – Heifer International today announced Cindy Jones-Nyland, whose nonprofit

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Heifer Village Hosts Design for a Cause Exhibit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 1, 2012) – Heifer International's Murphy Keller Education Center (Heifer Village) in downtown Little Rock is pleased to display graphic design materials of four different Arkansas-based nonprofits in a new exhibit from

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Games for Change Co-President, Asi Burak to visit Heifer International and speak at Clinton School

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 24, 2012) – Asi Burak, Co-President of Games for Change (G4C), will be keynote speaker at Heifer International's first of its kind, GAME ON summit on Monday, February 27 at Heifer Village. His focus will be "Games for

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Heifer International Sheep Distribution Jump-Starts Senegal Project

Months-Long Animal Distribution Begins Under Large-scale USAID Grant Project LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 15, 2012) –A historic, months-long distribution of farm animals is now under way in Senegal, as Heifer International begins work on part of a

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Giving up? Give Back … 40 Days to Make a Difference

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 23, 2012) – When you’re poor and hungry, you give up something each day. A parent gives up their cup of rice for their starving child. A young girl gives up her dream of reading—tragically, poverty demands

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Heifer CEO Joins Harvard Conference

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 17, 2012) – Heifer International President and CEO Pierre Ferrari has been invited to participate in this year's Social Enterprise Conference at Harvard Business School. Ferrari will participate in a panel discussion

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Heifer International Leader To Visit Haiti

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 13, 2012) – Heifer International is deepening its work in Haiti this month, with a visit by its President and CEO, Pierre Ferrari, and the opening of a new goat-breeding center. The $30,000 breeding center will house

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