Press Releases

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

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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2011 Marks 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 4, 2011) – Today, women and girls make up the majority of people living in poverty. Women and girls are the world's primary food producers, yet cultural traditions and social structures—for example, women own only

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Student's 'moo'-ving video wins Heifer International contest

Kindergarten's 'Why give a Heifer this holiday season?' film named runner-upLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 7, 2011) – With "lights, camera, action!" skills, Nicole Bleuel, of Stamford, Conn., answered the question, "Why give a Heifer this holiday

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