Press Releases

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

Heifer International Receives 2011 Best of Little Rock Award

U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the AchievementNEW YORK, NY (Sept. 5, 2011) – For the third consecutive year, Heifer Project International has been selected for the 2011 Best of Little Rock Award in the Associations

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Heifer Marks International Literacy Day

Heifer highlights importance of literacy in combating poverty LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 8, 2011) – Around the world, about 776 million adults are functionally illiterate and almost two-thirds of them are women. This hardship can mire entire

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Republic of Armenia, Heifer International sign cooperative MOU

The Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Armenia and Heifer International will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for joint cooperation in the framework of the Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness (CARMAC)

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With Heifer, donating tax refund is money well spent

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – With the average taxpayer getting a refund of slightly more than $2,300 this year, according to USA Today, the question is: What to do with all that money? Before splurging and spending it on something you could probably do

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Unique gift registry makes worldwide difference

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Looking for a meaningful way to celebrate milestone events such as weddings, anniversaries, birthdays or graduations? Then consider making a difference in the world by creating a gift registry through Heifer International,

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Two nonprofit veterans join Heifer International

Two nonprofit veterans join Heifer International CARE, World Vision alumni will lead effort to diversify fundraising LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International today announced two new employees— Matthew De Galan and Jason Miles—who

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TS Agatha triggers famine alert; Heifer staff safe, but projects impacted

Reported by Cinthya Harris, communications and administration officer, Americas program (LITTLE ROCK, Ark, June 2, 2010) – Tropical Storm Agatha opened the 2010 hurricane season early, slashing the Central American countries of Guatemala,

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Steve Denne, Heifer’s chief operating officer, celebrates Passing on the Gift

On April 10, 2010, 60 project participants from four self-help groups (SHGs) celebrated a Passing on the Gift (POG) at a school in Proyuth village, Pauk commune, Pauk district, Siem Reap province, Cambodia. The project, “Restoring Livelihood

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Skip the chocolate. Give a cow

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Want a gift that will really impress your Valentine this year? Show him or her how big your heart really is by giving a gift from Heifer—a cow, a goat, a flock of chicks or trees. This Valentine’s Day, choose one

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Manchester College, Heifer International to honor visionary Dan West with permanent exhibit

NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. – Manchester College and Heifer International are establishing a permanent display at the College to honor Dan West, a distinguished Manchester alumnus who in 1944 founded the global nonprofit’s forerunner, Heifers

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