Monthly press releases about what's going on with Heifer projects and programs.
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.Full Press Release
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.Full Press Release
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.Full Press Release
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.Full Press Release
Looking for a meaningful cause to round out your charitable contributions for the 2013 tax year? Look no further than Heifer International.Full Press Release
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.Full Press Release
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.Full Press Release
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.Full Press Release
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.Full Press Release
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.Full Press Release