Press Releases

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

Susan Grant Named Vice Chair of Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Susan Grant, Executive Vice President of CNN News Services, has been named Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Heifer International, an international development organization whose mission is to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. Grant was elected to the Heifer Board in 2011.

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Haiti Four Years After the Quake: There’s Good News

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Four years ago this week a devastating earthquake hit the Caribbean Island of Haiti. In the years that have passed, many smallholder farmers have seen important improvements in their lives.

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Heifer International Receives $25.5M Grant to Expand Its East Africa Dairy Development Program – ‘Milk for Health and Wealth’

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Heifer International received a $25.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expand the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) project and assist more than 136,000 farm families in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

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Get a Year-End Tax Deduction Through Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Looking for a meaningful cause to round out your charitable contributions for the 2013 tax year? Look no further than Heifer International.

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Give a Gift That Is Guaranteed to be Re-gifted… up to Nine Times!

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Most people dread knowing their gifts have been re-gifted. At Heifer, not only do we expect it, we know the more times our gifts are passed around, the better.

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Helping Those Less Fortunate is on Everyone’s Christmas List

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

The old adage that it’s better to give than receive rings especially true at Christmas. With the holiday right around the corner, Heifer International is your go-to source for gifts that allow you to give to at least two people at once.

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Global Impact Names Heifer International “Charity of the Week”

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Global Impact has named Heifer International its Charity of the Week for the week of December 2. All week, Global Impact will feature Heifer International on its website, Facebook page and Twitter feed. Global Impact is sharing photos, success stories and other interesting information from Heifer International’s global programs.

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Make Your Holiday Game Time Count with Zynga and Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Heifer International, an organization working to empower millions of people to raise themselves up from poverty to prosperity by providing multiplying sources of food and income such as livestock, seeds, trees and training in sustainable farming, today announced it is partnering with Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA), a leading provider of social game services, for the second annual Oh, What Fun! in-game charitable giving campaign.

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Give Back Through Heifer International on #GivingTuesday and Make Nine Times the Impact

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Tuesday, Dec. 3, marks the 2nd annual #GivingTuesday™ and Heifer International is honored and extremely grateful that this year, Bill and Melinda Gates are highlighting our work to end world hunger. #GivingTuesday is an initiative to mark the start of the giving season, spearheaded by groups such as the UN Foundation, the 92nd St. Y, InterAction and Mashable.

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Heifer International ‘Calculates’ Your Black Friday and Cyber Monday Savings into Power Over Poverty

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

The busiest shopping days of the year are fast approaching, and as you rack up those huge discounts on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Heifer International can help pay your savings forward.

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