Press Releases

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

Heifer’s Philippines Staff, Families Prepare for Super Typhoon Bopha

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 3, 2012) - Heifer International’s Philippines country office is preparing its offices and working with project participants there to batten down for the onslaught of extremely dangerous Super Typhoon Bopha, the

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Ed Asner and Mark Feuerstein Bring Heifer at Hanukkah Gift Campaign to Life

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec 3, 2012) – Heifer International is proud to announce that Ed Asner, who played gruff but lovable Lou Grant on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and Santa Claus in “Elf,” and Mark Feuerstein, from the hit

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Heifer International Recognizes World AIDS Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec 1, 2012) – The theme of this year’s World Aids Day is "Working Together for an AIDS-Free Generation" and here at Heifer we join the effort to make this a reality.  Many of Heifer International’s projects,

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Heifer International Publishes Tablet Magazine App

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 29, 2012) – Heifer International, the global hunger and poverty nonprofit, is entering the digital publishing arena with a groundbreaking tablet app for its long-running World Ark magazine. The free app, which will be

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Heifer International named to Forbes List of 100 Largest Charities

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 28, 2012) – Heifer International has moved onto the 2012 Forbes Largest 100 Charities list. Heifer International was listed at number 98 on this year’s list, up from the Top 200 last year. In recent years, Heifer

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Heifer International Helps Launch First-Ever Giving Tuesday

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 26, 2012) – This Tuesday, Nov. 27, Heifer International takes part in the first-ever “Giving Tuesday,” a time to take stock of our holiday spending habits and ensure they reflect who we really are. With its

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Counter the Black Friday Rush With Heifer International Gifts

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 22, 2012) – As aggressive retailers kick off sales earlier and earlier, transforming Black Friday into “Grey Thursday,” Heifer International offers shoppers a way to step away from the frenzy and donate to

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Turkeys and More Can End World Hunger With Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 21, 2012) – Turkeys are delicious, but they aren’t the only animal that can bring joy this Thanksgiving. How about a llama, duck or water buffalo? These animals won’t provide a Thanksgiving feast.

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Give the Most Powerful Gift This Holiday Season

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 7, 2012) – The holiday season is the perfect time to show our loved ones that we care - about them, and about the world we share. Holiday gift-givers can make a different and generous choice for exchanging gifts with

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Heifer International Expands Work Into Bangladesh

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 9, 2012) – Heifer International is extending its agricultural community development model in South Asia by expanding its work into Bangladesh and opening a country program office there. The Human Development Index (a

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