Press Releases

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

Heifer International Gives Thanks to our Donors Today

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

On a day set aside for giving thanks, Heifer International is humbled and grateful for the faithful and dedicated donors who give so generously to the cause of ending hunger and poverty. This year, too, we say an even bigger thank you to those who have helped our farmers affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

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Find the Perfect Holiday Gift at a Living Gift Market

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Searching for the perfect gifts this Holiday season? Find them at the Living Gift Markets held in December at Heifer Village in Little Rock or Heifer Ranch in Perryville, and honor your friends and family with gifts that keep on giving.

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Find the Perfect Holiday Gift at a Living Gift Market

RUTLAND, MASS.

Searching for the perfect gifts this Holiday season? Find them at the Living Gift Markets held in December at Heifer Farm in Rutland, Massachusetts, and honor your friends and family with gifts that keep on giving.

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Heifer International Board Member Racing to End Hunger and Poverty

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Heifer International Board Member Francine Anthony is taking her cause to the streets of Oakland and San Francisco by running in not one, but three, races for Heifer this holiday season.

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Heifer International Philippines Assessing Projects Hit by Haiyan

LITTLE ROCK, AR

An assessment team from Heifer Philippines made contact with Heifer farmers in Ormoc, Calubian and Leyte reporting no loss of life from project families but significant or complete damage to homes and crops, and loss of livestock. Many families are crediting Heifer's Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR) trainings with saving their lives during super typhoon Haiyan.

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Heifer International Asks YOU to Give Back on #GivingTuesday

LITTLE ROCK, AR

On Tuesday, Dec. 3, Heifer International will participate in #GivingTuesday™, a collaborative movement to create a national day of giving. Heifer is honored and extremely grateful that this year, Bill and Melinda Gates are highlighting our work to end world hunger through the #GivingTuesday site along with three other charities.

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Heifer International Philippines Projects Hit by Typhoon

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Typhoon Haiyan, known in the Philippines as Yolanda, made landfall last week, bringing wind speeds higher than 230 mph and a storm surge of more than 10 feet. The death toll, currently confirmed at more than 1,000 is expected to rise.

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Give Back This Hanukkah with Gifts from Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, AR

This year Hanukkah coincides with Thanksgiving creating “Thanksgivukkah.” Heifer International believes this remarkable coincidence should be celebrated as “Thanks-Give-A-Cow.” Gifts through Heifer International reflect the Jewish teachings of tzedakah (charity) and tikkun olam (repair the world).

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Super Typhoon Haiyan Threatening Heifer International Farmers in the Philippines

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Super Typhoon Haiyan, or Super Typhoon Yolanda as it is referred to in the Philippines, was nearing landfall on the Philippines Thursday evening, packing winds up to 195 mph and threatening many in the central and eastern regions including Heifer International project participants in Visayas and Mindanao. The storm, one of the strongest ever seen, was causing evacuations of thousands in coastal, low-lying and mountainous areas alike.

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Heifer Farm to Host a Discussion on Empowering Smallholder Farmers

RUTLAND, MA

Heifer Farm, a Learning Center of Heifer International, will be holding a public discussion about Heifer International’s efforts to end hunger and poverty through its U.S.-based Seeds of Change Initiative on Saturday, November 9, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

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