Press Releases

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

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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Make a video, change a life

Heifer International contest invites entrants to help end hunger and poverty LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 19 2010) – Do you like to make videos? Do you want to make a difference, to help change the world? If the answer is yes then you should

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Jo Luck co-winner of prestigious World Food Prize

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 16, 2010) – Heifer International President Jo Luck today was named co-recipient of The World Food Prize—only the third woman to be so honored—for her work through Heifer to ensure availability and

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Include a Heifer gift in your Easter basket

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Considering a gift of some marshmallow or chocolate bunnies, or brightly colored eggs for Easter? How about a trio of real bunnies that provides nutrition and income or a flock of chicks that produces real eggs—a gift

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Heifer’s COO, Steve Denne, meets with Nepal’s president

(April 15, 2010) – Steve Denne, in his visit to Heifer International’s Asia region, had the chance during a visit to Nepal to meet with the country’s president, the Honorable Dr. Ram Baran Yadav. Denne,

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Heifer Village was a finalist for 2010 Arkansas’ Natural State Award

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer Village, Heifer International’s hands-on, global education facility that illustrates the organization’s solutions to global hunger and poverty, was a finalist for the Natural State Award, part of

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Heifer Village is not a calf anymore

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 21, 2010) — Heifer International invites the public to a party to help celebrate Heifer Village’s first birthday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 19, at Heifer Village in downtown Little Rock.Heifer Village,

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