Press Releases

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

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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Heifer Guatemala Project Families and Staff Safe After Earthquake

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 8, 2012) - Heifer International extends its deep sympathy and best wishes for recovery to those affected by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Guatemala Wednesday. Heifer Guatemala staff is assessing damage and

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Heifer Haiti Assists Hurricane Sandy Victims

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 2, 2012) – Heifer International’s Haiti country program is today distributing emergency aid to 400 families affected by Tropical Storm Sandy, reports Country Director Hervil Cherubin in his latest storm update.

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Sandy Causes Livestock Deaths, Crop Damage in Haiti Projects

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 29, 2012) - Hundreds of animals and thousands of dollars in crops are among the losses suffered by Heifer International project participants in Haiti after Tropical Storm Sandy passed near the island nation late last

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Heifer’s Haiti Office Remains Closed After Tropical Storm

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 26, 2012) – Heifer International’s Haiti country office remains closed on Friday as the country recovers from the rains and flooding caused by Tropical Storm Sandy. Country Director Hervil Cherubin reports that the

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Tropical Storm Sandy Closes Heifer Haiti Office

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 25, 2012) – Heifer International's Haiti country office remains closed today after Tropical Storm Sandy passed near the island country, dumping several inches of rain. The storm, which has been upgraded to a Category 2

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