Press Releases

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

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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State Department’s “Experience America” Visits Heifer Village

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 23, 2012) – Heifer International hosted a session of the Experience America trip with members of the Diplomatic Corps spouses Monday. The trip, organized by the State Department, brought more than 45 ambassadors and

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Oglethorpe University, Heifer International Host Sustainability Summit

ATLANTA, Ga. (Oct 8, 2012) – Heifer International and Oglethorpe University are hosting the first ever Heifer Sustainability Summit on Oct 13, from 1-5 p.m in Lupton Hall Auditorium. The one-day summit will look at the issues surrounding

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Heifer International’s Sarah the Goat Teaches Kids About Giving

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sep. 20, 2012) – Parents and grandparents who love to give Heifer International animal gifts can share the full wonder of that gift with children through a new animated character. Sarah the Goat will show children how a

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Heifer International Celebrates Literacy Day 2012

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 8, 2012) – Heifer International is observing International Literacy Day on September 8th, 2012, stressing that education and literacy are vital to improving the livelihoods of individuals and families everywhere.

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Heifer International Launches New Read to Feed® Tool

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 6, 2012) – Heifer International is excited to announce the launch of a new tool designed to engage classrooms in helping to end hunger and poverty around the world, while fostering a love of reading. Teachers will find

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Heifer Country Staff Reports Loss of Animals, Gardens

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 28, 2012) - In

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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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