Press Releases

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

Heifer International selects search firm for new president/CEO

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International announced today that it has selected executive recruitment firm Isaacson, Miller of Boston to conduct the global search for a new president and chief executive officer of the

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Heifer International revises popular rabbit project book

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 17, 2010) – Heifer International, long a source for technical publications relating to its mission to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth has released a revised version of its popular “Developing

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Heifer International leaders meet with Cambodia program staff, families

CAMBODIA—From April 8 to 11, 2010, Steve Denne and Mahendra Lohani, Heifer International’s chief operating officer and vice president of the Asia program, visited with Heifer country staff and participant families.

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Heifer International issues appeal to aid Haiti earthquake victims

Aid will follow first-responders to help families rebuild lives, livelihoodsLITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International is issuing an emergency appeal for funds to help families in Haiti recover and restore their lives in the wake of the

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Heifer International CEO Jo Luck moving to new role

Former board chair to serve as interim chief executiveLITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International announced today that Jo Luck, president and chief executive officer, is beginning a new role, as president, stepping away from her position as chief

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Heifer highlighted at Black Women in Business luncheon

NEW YORK – Heifer International and its work to empower families in need was introduced to more than 400 business and industry leaders at the 12th annual 25 Influential Black Women in Business luncheon in New York City.The annual event is

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Heifer headquarters, Heifer Village to mark Earth Hour

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International will join hundreds of millions of people, organizations, corporations and governments around the world Saturday, March 27, in a demonstration of concern about climate change by going dark—turning

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Heifer Haiti staff OK after floodwaters overrrun Les Cayes

MARCH 1, 2010 – Heifer International staff in Les Cayes, Haiti, working to support other organizations’ humanitarian efforts in the wake of the January earthquake and to assess the needs of thousands of affected Heifer project partner

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Heifer Haiti director: Assistance arriving, but many grieving

This is a first-person account of the situation in Haiti, from Justin Alce, Heifer International interim country director for Haiti:Les Cayes, Haiti, January 19, 2010 “Today, January 19, eight days after the earthquake, it is said that more

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Heifer Haiti – Update on earthquake recovery and rehabilitation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – On January 12, 2010, a devastating 7.0–magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, killing more than 200,000 people and displacing more than two million. At the time of the earthquake, Heifer International was reorganizing its

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