Press Releases

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

No Heifer Participants Harmed in China Flooding

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 15, 2013) -- Heifer International projects appear to be minimally impacted by recent severe rainstorms and flooding in western China. Heifer works in several of the affected counties, but no Heifer China staff, project

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Heifer China Assessing Flooding Damage

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 12, 2013) - Heifer International’s staff in China are assessing the effects of devastating rainstorms that have flooded part of western China, including some areas where Heifer conducts project work. The flooding and

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Iowa State University and Heifer International to Partner to End World Hunger

AMES, Iowa (July 9, 2013) — Iowa State University and Heifer International, an international development nonprofit organization, have agreed to explore new opportunities and projects to use science to address world hunger and poverty. The

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Heifer Village Hosts Congregation Appreciation Day July 27

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 24, 2013) – Congregations will get special insight into the hunger-fighting work of Heifer International on Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the charity’s main campus in downtown Little Rock. With a day

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Express Your “Dad-mir-ation” with Heifer International Father’s Day Gifts

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 12, 2013) – It’s hard to find the perfect Father’s Day gift for the dad who has everything. This year, a special and memorable gift can be found in Heifer International’s gift catalog. Choose a goat,

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Heifer Farm Inspires Communities in Northeastern U.S. to End Hunger and Poverty

New Name, Same Mission … LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 4, 2013) - Heifer Farm is the new name of Heifer International's Learning Center at Overlook Farm in Rutland, Mass., effective immediately. Programs at Heifer Farm, located 62 miles west of

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Heifer International Observes World Hunger Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 28, 2013) – Heifer International on World Hunger Day joins with individuals and organizations around the world to raise awareness of the scourge of world hunger and celebrate the millions of people who have overcome its

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Heifer International CEO Pierre Ferrari to Participate in Chicago Council Symposium

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 17, 2013) – Heifer International’s President and CEO Pierre Ferrari will participate in The Chicago Council Symposium in Washington, D.C. on May 21. The one-day meeting brings together world leaders from science,

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Heifer Village to Host Little Rock Film Festival Screenings, Reception on May 17

LRFF’s and Heifer International’s first-ever “Social Impact Film” category to award $10,000 prize to best filmLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 14, 2013) – Heifer International invites the public to attend free screenings of three of

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Heifer Village Launches “Heifer Hour” Summer Activities

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 2, 2012) – Beginning May 4, 2013 and lasting through the summer, children and their parents can enjoy a new activity every week at Heifer Village in downtown Little Rock. Each Tuesday and Saturday at 11:00 a.m., the

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