Press Releases

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

Heifer Philippines Families Safe Following Typhoon Hagupit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Initial reports from Heifer International’s Philippines office state that all Heifer project families are safe after Typhoon Hagupit, but many have reported damage to homes, crops and animal sheds.

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Go Beyond Hunger with Heifer International on #Giving Tuesday

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

We’ve all heard the adage “It is better to give than to receive,” and today is our day to turn those words into action. #GivingTuesday is a collaborative movement to create a national day of giving. And we've long considered the holiday season a time for giving back.

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Doug Galen Named to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Doug Galen has been elected to an at-large position on the Board of Directors of Heifer International, an international development organization with a mission to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth.

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Carolyn House Stewart Named to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Carolyn House Stewart has been elected to an at-large position on the Board of Directors of Heifer International, an international development organization whose mission is to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth.

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Episcopal Congregation Working Toward 13th Ark Award

HOLDEN, Mass.

Members of St. Francis Episcopal Church in Holden are working toward their 13th Ark Award, given by Heifer International to congregations that raise $5,000 or more in a year. Much of this year’s contribution will come from a Living Gift Market scheduled at the church Dec. 6-7, 2014.

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Tampa Bay Church Nets Thousands for Heifer International at Two-Hour Fundraiser

Brandon, Fla.

First Presbyterian Church in Brandon is a small church, but was able to raise $20,000 in just two short hours with a Heifer International Living Gift Market and is on target to surpass that goal this year on November 19.

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Heifer International Releases New Kid’s Book for Read to Feed® Program

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Heifer International is pleased to release our newest children’s book, "Flora and the Runaway Rooster," written by author John Claude Bemis and illustrated by Robert Crawford.

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Heifer International Issues ‘State of the African Farmer’ Report

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Heifer International proudly releases its State of the African Farmer report as a contribution to the great debate on agriculture and food security in Africa. It is a compilation of views and voices of farmers, practitioners, policymakers and academics across Africa and beyond, each speaking from the heart and sharing their experience.

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Recognizing Family Farmers on World Food Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Today Heifer International is standing with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to celebrate World Food Day, a day of action against hunger. The theme, “Family Farming: Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth” is one that highlights our 70 years of experience with family farmers the world over.

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Media Advisory: Beyond Hunger Communities of Change at Heifer Ranch

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

This family friendly event will feature farm animals, Global Village, cheese making demonstrations and speakers. Celebrate what has been accomplished together, while looking ahead to how we can continue to partner to create a more just and sustainable world.

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