Press Releases

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

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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Heifer tools help teachers empower students to change the world

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Teachers make a difference in their students’ lives every day, but Heifer International has materials available to teachers to use to help inspire their students to make a difference in the world.Read to Feed®,

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Heifer survey team arrives in Haiti

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International staff arrived in Port-au-Prince Wednesday, March 17, to begin work with the Heifer Haiti team to help plan for the organization’s short and long-term rehabilitation and recovery strategies in the

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Heifer staff safe following Tropical Storm Agatha, eruption of volcano

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 1, 2010) – Heifer International country staff in Guatemala and Honduras are reported to be safe in the wake of Tropical Storm Agatha, which struck the Central American countries Saturday, May 29, killing nearly 200

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