Press Releases

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

Tropical Storm Isaac Kills Livestock, Damages Breeding Centers in Haiti

For more than 12 years, Heifer has been committed to development work in this island nation that has seen more than its share of natural disasters. Learn about Heifer's current Haiti REACH project here. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 27, 2012) -

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Heifer Haiti Office Closes Early in Anticipation of Storm

For more than 12 years, Heifer has been committed to development work in this island nation that has seen more than its share of natural disasters. Learn about Heifer's current Haiti REACH project here. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 24, 2012) -

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Heifer International Hosts Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table

LOS ANGELES, August 14, 2012 – Heifer International will host “Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table,” on September 21, 2012 at the Montage Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. The event will be co-hosted by Diane Lane, Nina Jacobson,

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Kids Love Read to Feed

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 27, 2012) – Heifer International, the global hunger and poverty  charity, has a fun and fulfilling way for teachers to enliven their class’s reading efforts this school year. Read to Feed is a powerful

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Explore Heifer International Through Flat Stanley App

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 25, 2012) – Curious kids can now explore the powerful hunger-fighting work of Heifer International through the beloved characters Flat Stanley and Flat Stella. Heifer International and Flatter World Inc. are

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Heifer 12X12 Blogger Named Regional Finalist for CLASSY Award

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 10, 2012) – Heifer International’s Global Blogging Ambassador, Betty Londergan, is a regional finalist for Volunteer of the Year in the fourth annual CLASSY Awards. Londergan, along with four other finalists, was

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Heifer International receives $8 Million for East Africa Dairy Development Extension

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 5, 2012) – Heifer International has received an $8.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for project work on the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) project.  The grant will support existing

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Kiwanis International presents 2012 World Service Medal to Heifer International

NEW ORLEANS, La. (June 30, 2012) – Heifer International today was recognized for its work to end hunger and poverty and protect the planet by the 600,000-member Kiwanis International family, with the presentation of Kiwanis’ highest

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Heifer International Biogas Project Wins InterAction Award

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 28, 2012) – Heifer International’s biogas project in Uganda has received a Best Practice Award from InterAction, a coalition of nonprofit organizations focusing on disaster relief and sustainable development.

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Heifer staff safe after Uganda mudslides; impact on families not yet known

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 25, 2012) – Heifer International Uganda country staff are reported safe after heavy rains triggered several mudslides in the Bugisu sub-region of eastern Uganda. Work to determine impact on communities Heifer serves in

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