Press Releases

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

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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Heifer International is Your Choice for “Alt Gifts” this Valentines Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 2, 2012) – Valentine's presents can convey love, affection, admiration and devotion but this year by donating to Heifer International your Valentine will know you are also committed to making a lasting and impactful

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Heifer International Receives a Generous Gift

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 3, 2012) The QBE Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Australian based international insurance company of the same name, recently made a generous donation to Heifer International. Heifer is honored to be among several

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Global Journal Ranks Heifer No. 12 Among Top 100 NGOs

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 1, 2012) We are honored that the Global Journal ranked Heifer International No. 12 in its first international ranking of nongovernmental organizations. Heifer was selected because its "inexpensive and uncomplicated formula

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Heifer International Launches $23.8 Million Project in Nepal

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 20, 2012) – Heifer International, the global hunger nonprofit, is launching a new $23.8 million project in Nepal, with the goal of assisting 138,000 small-scale farmers. The project will focus on goat and dairy

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Heifer Assists Flooding Victims in Cambodia

Heifer International and World Food Program distribute food aid to flooding victims LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 18, 2012) – Heifer International is bringing much-needed food aid to families affected by recent flooding in Cambodia. With funding

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Heifer International Marks 2nd Anniversary of Haiti Earthquake

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 12, 2012) – As Haiti and its neighbors remember the shattering earthquake of 2010, Heifer International will mark the 2nd anniversary of the tragedy with a moment of silence. In the last two years, Heifer Haiti has

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Millions to benefit from generous donations

Heifer International thanks donors for their contributions LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 30, 2011) – Nearly two million people across the globe will be given the hope of a better life and the dignity of self-reliance thanks to the generous

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