Press Releases

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

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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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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