Press Releases

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

Heifer honored for its family friendliness

Heifer honored for its family friendlinessHunger-fighting agency wins Arkansas work-life balance honorable mentionLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 9, 2011) – Heifer International received an honorable mention in the 2011 Arkansas Governor’s

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After the Harvest documentary

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 26, 2011) ­ Caralampio Lopez Garcia, a farmer in Mexico and a Heifer International project participant, is one of several farmers featured in the new documentary, "After the Harvest."

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Heifer Ranch sustains extensive storm damage

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 26, 2011) – Heifer International’s Ranch, located in Perryville, Ark., sustained significant damage in the strong storms that moved through the state last night. Several buildings, including the horse, dairy and

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Jo Luck, Heifer’s President, appointed by Obama to serve on board for International Food and Agricultural Development

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 25, 2011) – Jo Luck, President of Heifer International, was appointed recently by President Barack Obama to serve on the U.S. Agency for International Development's Board for International Food and Agricultural

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At Heifer International, every day is Earth Day

Hunger-fighting agency carries out its global work with families in green waysLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 20, 2011) – While the world recognizes Earth Day annually on April 22, the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, everyday is Earth

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Get a Jump on 2011 Taxes by Donating to Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, (April 18, 2011) – Today is Tax Day and millions of Americans are filing their returns and reviewing their deductions from the past year.  Today is also an opportunity to plan for important tax deductions that will be

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Copy of A Generous Nature

Kai Sutter, a first grader from Fruitville elementary in Sarasota, Fla. reminds us all of the power of giving.  He promised his mother if she paid for a raffle ticket he would donate half of his winnings to charity. He won the raffle and kept

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A Generous Nature

Kai Sutter, a first grader from Fruitville elementary in Sarasota, Fla. reminds us all of the power of giving.  He promised his mother if she paid for a raffle ticket he would donate half of his winnings to charity. He won the raffle and kept

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Heifer staff, families OK following Myanmar 6.8 magnitude quake

Heifer International staff and project families are reported to be shaken but safe following a magnitude 6.8 earthquake that struck in Myanmar near the borders of China, Thailand and Laos Thursday night. Country staff continues to check in with

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Jim De Vries, Heifer's longest-serving leader, retiring

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 16, 2010) – Heifer International announced today that Jim De Vries, Ph.D., vice president for Program Development and former executive vice president of the organization's international programs division and its

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