Press Releases

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

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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Heifer Education paper selected to be presented at national summit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 23, 2010) – Heifer International's Education Division announced today that a concept paper, "Creating a World of Citizen Engagement through Global Education," has been selected as a Top Program by the Community-based

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Heifer declares April 'Passing on the Gift' month

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – For the second year, Heifer International is celebrating its cornerstone value—Passing on the Gift, where families who receive an animal, seeds and training share the animal’s first-born female

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Heifer applauds Clinton’s call to help Haiti become self-sufficient

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International, whose proven sustainable solution to poverty has helped 12 million families in countries around the world lift themselves to self-reliance, applauds former President Clinton’s call urging aid

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Hear how Heifer is making a difference

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International invites the public to join staff and others to hear an update on its East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) project at a brown bag lunch Wednesday, March 24. The presentation will be from noon to 1:30

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Fundraising veteran Monique Wherry joins Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International today announced that Monique Wherry, regional director, major gifts Southern Field Operations at the United Negro College Fund, has been named the global hunger and poverty organization’s senior

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For poor households in Rwanda, one cow makes a difference

Permission, Huffington Post and the Nourishing the Planet blog http://blogs.worldwatch.org/nourishingtheplanet/By Jim Devries, Executive Vice-President of Programs for Heifer International based in Little Rock, Arkansas and Danielle Nierenberg,

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Farm Journal Creates Foundation and Launches Anti-Hunger Initiative

Little Rock-Based Heifer International to Receive FundsPHILADELPHIA, PA (August 4, 2010) – In one of the most significant developments in its 134-year history, Farm Journal Media today announced formation of the Farm Journal Foundation and the

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Explore 'Voluntary Simplicity' with Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Register for the Arkansas Earth Institute’s “Voluntary Simplicity” discussion course to learn how you can manage the distractions of modern society that keep you from caring for yourself, your relationships

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Tastings Featured at Food Around the World at Heifer Village

Tastings Featured at “Food Around the World” at Heifer VillageLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 15, 2011) – Join Heifer Village for a free family day filled with activities for children and grownups alike and four food tasting stations where

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