Press Releases

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

Heifer International Celebrates Green Economy on World Environment Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 5, 2012) – On World Environment Day, Heifer International is proud to be a part of the Green Economy, from Heifer’s LEED Platinum-certified headquarters to its projects around the world that care for the Earth at

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Give Dad a Unique Heifer International Gift For Father’s Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 5, 2012) – Father’s Day gift-giving isn’t easy for the dad who seems to have everything. (Does he really want another tie?) But shopping for Dad doesn’t need to be difficult, if you remember that

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Heifer International Marks International Children’s Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 1, 2012) – No smile is more sweet than that of a child, and no cry is more cutting than the wail of a toddler. Children are not just the precious keepers of the future.  They are a source of joy and purpose for

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Learn About Heifer International in Nepal at May 31 Brown Bag

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 25, 2012) – An expert on Nepal comes to Little Rock on Thursday at a brown bag lunch discussion on the campus of Heifer International. Dr. Shubh Mahato, country director of Heifer Nepal, will discuss a large new goat and

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Jay Wittmeyer Appointed to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 17, 2012) – Jay A. Wittmeyer, Executive Director for Global Mission and Service for the Church of the Brethren, has been appointed as the Church’s representative to the Board of Directors of Heifer

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Susan Sarandon Says... Give Heifer International for Mother’s Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 10, 2012) – When you were young, your mom told you to be anything you wanted to and that you could change the world. What better way to thank your mother for what she’s done for you and show her that you will change

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For Mother's Day, Give the Gift of Joy

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 7, 2012) – A new shareable infographic from Heifer International shows that in 2010, Americans spent $13.6 billion on Mother's Day. $1.9 billion of that was spent on perishable flowers. But mothers don't necessarily

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Heifer International featured as Premier Charity on MyJobChart.com

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 2, 2012) – Heifer International participant families know a lot about chores as they must care for their livestock and crops. Now, thanks to MyJobChart.com, U.S.-based kids can have their chores benefit Heifer

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Heifer Ranch Marks One-Year Anniversary of Damaging Tornado

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 25, 2012) – Heifer Ranch in Perryville, a Heifer International learning center, is intact and thriving as it marks the one-year anniversary of the tornado that struck on a stormy day in 2011.Although the twister

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The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift: Passing On Her Generosity

Gifts of animals from Heifer International bring special joy and long-lasting impactLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 23, 2012) – Your mother comforted you after every nightmare and treated every cut and scrape. She taught you right from wrong and

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