Press Releases

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

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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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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