Press Releases

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

Pete Kappelman Named to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Pete Kappelman, a fourth-generation dairy farmer from Two Rivers, Wisconsin, has been elected to an at-large position of the Board of Directors of Heifer International, an international development organization whose mission is to end hunger and poverty.

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Arlene Falk Withers Named Chair of Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Arlene Falk Withers has been named 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.

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Esther Cohen Named to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Esther Cohen, the chief operating officer for Episcopal Relief & Development, the international humanitarian agency of the Episcopal Church, was recently named to the Board of Directors of Heifer International, an international development organization whose mission is to end hunger and poverty.

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Andrew Kang Bartlett Named to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Andrew Kang Bartlett of Louisville, Ky. has been elected to the Board of Directors of Heifer International, an international development organization whose mission is to end hunger and poverty. Kang Bartlett will serve the volunteer board as a Covenant Agency Director representing the Presbyterian Hunger Program.

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Jerry Jones Named to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Jerry C. Jones, Chief Ethics and Legal Officer, Executive Vice President for Acxiom Corporation, has been elected to an at-large position of the Board of Directors of Heifer International, an international development organization whose mission is to end hunger and poverty.

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Nikolaus Hutter Named to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Nikolaus Hutter, of Toniic Europe, has been elected to an at-large position to the Board of Directors of Heifer International, an international development organization whose mission is to end hunger and poverty.

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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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