Press Releases

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

Kiwanis International presents 2012 World Service Medal to Heifer International

NEW ORLEANS, La. (June 30, 2012) – Heifer International today was recognized for its work to end hunger and poverty and protect the planet by the 600,000-member Kiwanis International family, with the presentation of Kiwanis’ highest

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Heifer 12X12 Blogger Named Regional Finalist for CLASSY Award

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 10, 2012) – Heifer International’s Global Blogging Ambassador, Betty Londergan, is a regional finalist for Volunteer of the Year in the fourth annual CLASSY Awards. Londergan, along with four other finalists, was

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Kids Love Read to Feed

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 27, 2012) – Heifer International, the global hunger and poverty  charity, has a fun and fulfilling way for teachers to enliven their class’s reading efforts this school year. Read to Feed is a powerful

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Heifer International Leader To Visit Haiti

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 13, 2012) – Heifer International is deepening its work in Haiti this month, with a visit by its President and CEO, Pierre Ferrari, and the opening of a new goat-breeding center. The $30,000 breeding center will house

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Heifer CEO Joins Harvard Conference

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 17, 2012) – Heifer International President and CEO Pierre Ferrari has been invited to participate in this year's Social Enterprise Conference at Harvard Business School. Ferrari will participate in a panel discussion

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Giving up? Give Back … 40 Days to Make a Difference

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 23, 2012) – When you’re poor and hungry, you give up something each day. A parent gives up their cup of rice for their starving child. A young girl gives up her dream of reading—tragically, poverty demands

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Elizabeth Bintliff named VP of Heifer's Africa Program

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 19, 2012)—Heifer International announced today that Elizabeth Bintliff has been named Vice President of the organization's Africa Area Program. A native of Cameroon, Bintliff joined Heifer in 2000 as the regional

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Easter Giving Means Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 4, 2012) – Tucked in with the sweets in your Easter basket this year you may find a gift that won’t bust your diet. A Heifer International gift, presented with an adorable, easy-to-print card, will bring

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Heifer International featured as Premier Charity on MyJobChart.com

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 2, 2012) – Heifer International participant families know a lot about chores as they must care for their livestock and crops. Now, thanks to MyJobChart.com, U.S.-based kids can have their chores benefit Heifer

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Heifer International Marks International Children’s Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 1, 2012) – No smile is more sweet than that of a child, and no cry is more cutting than the wail of a toddler. Children are not just the precious keepers of the future.  They are a source of joy and purpose for

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