Press Releases

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

Moving smallholder farmers beyond subsistence to secure

Heifer International alternative gifts provide hope, opportunity for a lifetime LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—This season there is an alternative to gifts that are meaningless and quickly forgotten: a goat, a cow or a flock of geese. These alternative

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Parents set the example for children’s giving spirit

Heifer International, families we help, depend on youth’s ingenious generosity LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 01, 2011) – When it comes to children’s ingenuity to raise money for a cared-about cause, nothing is off limits. At Heifer

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Heifer International’s differentiator: Sustainability

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (December 1, 2011)—There’s a reason that animal gifts are popular right now. The idea is fun; the animal is cute, easy to give as an alternative gift and is readily available from several organizations that all tout it

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Change a life with a gift from Heifer International's catalog

'Most Important Gift Catalog in the World' offers meaningful gift-giving options LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 28, 2011) – With Christmas fast approaching, keep your eyes on your mailbox for some gifts that may appear to be last minute, but most

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Celebration of Living Gifts at Heifer Learning Centers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov 21, 2011) – Show kids the real meaning of generosity this season with a fun-filled day at either Heifer Village in Little Rock, or Overlook Farm in Rutland, Mass. At Heifer International's Celebration of Living Gifts on

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Heifer International receives $10,000 Grant From Pioneer

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 17, 2011) -- Heifer International has been selected to receive a $10,000 grant from Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, to further Heifer's work to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth. Based on results of an

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION ABOUT PLUSH WATER BUFFALO TOY

It has come to Heifer International's attention that the plush water buffalo toy sold by us and bearing tags with the name "K & M International, Inc." and/or "Wild Republic" may have experience with one of the eyes coming off the toy.While

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Serinda Swan of Breakout Kings Visits Heifer project in Cambodia

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 28, 2011) – Serinda Swan, star of the A & E drama series Breakout Kings, is calling her recent visit to a Heifer International project in Cambodia "amazing." Heifer International is a global nonprofit working to end

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For holiday giving this year, try giving a crap

Waste from Heifer International cows, goats, rabbits create plenty for families LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 02, 2011) –This year when it comes to holiday giving, give a crap. In fact, give a gift that gives a crap.

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Heifer International Promotes Chad Avery to General Counsel

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 31, 2011) – Heifer International today announced that Chad Avery is the hunger organization's new general counsel. Avery, who joined Heifer mid-year 2009, previously served as its associate general counsel. "I am

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