Press Releases

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

Heifer International Unveils Solar Panel Array

Heifer presents improvements to its main campus, including 100 new solar panelsLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 3, 2011) – Heifer International today unveiled a new 25-kilowatt solar panel array that will provide supplemental electric power to

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Heifer International to Announce Commitment to Action at Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting

NEW YORK, N.Y. (Sept. 21, 2011) – Heifer International has committed to help rebuild rural communities and to improve economic opportunities through livestock inputs and management in Haiti as part of the 2011 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)

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Heifer International Co-Sponsors the 2011 Healthy Food and Active Living Summit in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, (Sept 16, 2011) – Heifer International will be a co-sponsor for the 2011 Healthy Food and Living Summit happening Sept 28-29 at Philander Smith College. According to the mayor's office, the summit will bring an examination of

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Living Local, Buying Local Family Saturday at Heifer Village

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept 1, 2011) – Have you ever wondered where to buy fresh local produce? Or where you can purchase locally made products? Heifer International invites you to find the answers at the free family day at Heifer Village from 10

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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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