Press Releases

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

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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Alternative to craziness of Black Friday, Cyber Monday

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 22, 2010) – We are less than a week away from Black Friday, which is immediately followed by Cyber Monday, two of the busiest—and most harried—shopping days in the United States. Here’s an alternative to

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Entrepreneur, visionary Pierre Ferrari named Heifer CEO

 Pierre FerrariBusiness, social innovator brings 'passionate urgency' to roleLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 28, 2010) - Heifer International—a global nonprofit leader of sustainable agricultural development for smallholder farmers—today

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Experience Local, Sustainable Food at Heifer’s 100 Mile Meal

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 28, 2010) – Join Heifer International on Saturday evening, Oct. 16, for a dinner of locally grown foods, followed by a panel discussion on the state of food in Arkansas. The 100 Mile Meal is an opportunity to learn

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DMA NONPROFIT FEDERATION HONORS HEIFER INTERNATIONAL AS 2010 NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 16, 2010) — The Direct Marketing Association's Nonprofit Federation (DMANF) today announced Heifer International as the winner of its 2010 Nonprofit Organization of the Year Award.The award will be presented Wednesday,

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