Press Releases

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

Doug Galen Named to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Doug Galen has been elected to an at-large position on the Board of Directors of Heifer International, an international development organization with a mission to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth.

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Carolyn House Stewart Named to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Carolyn House Stewart has been elected to an at-large position on the Board of Directors of Heifer International, an international development organization whose mission is to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth.

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Heifer International Releases New Kid’s Book for Read to Feed® Program

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Heifer International is pleased to release our newest children’s book, "Flora and the Runaway Rooster," written by author John Claude Bemis and illustrated by Robert Crawford.

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Heifer International Issues ‘State of the African Farmer’ Report

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Heifer International proudly releases its State of the African Farmer report as a contribution to the great debate on agriculture and food security in Africa. It is a compilation of views and voices of farmers, practitioners, policymakers and academics across Africa and beyond, each speaking from the heart and sharing their experience.

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Recognizing Family Farmers on World Food Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Today Heifer International is standing with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to celebrate World Food Day, a day of action against hunger. The theme, “Family Farming: Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth” is one that highlights our 70 years of experience with family farmers the world over.

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Heifer Foundation Announces Dan West Fellow Honoree

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Heifer Foundation recently named Stephen Mondora as the 2013 Dan West Fellow Award recipient. The award, named in honor of Heifer’s founder and visionary, honors an individual who shows a personal and professional commitment to helping the poor and hungry throughout the world.

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This Year Let Read to Feed® Inspire Students to Read and Lead the Way to a Future of Philanthropy

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas

– As teachers around the United States gear up for back to school, Heifer International has a free resource for educators wanting new and innovative ways to motivate their students to read.

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Heifer International to Host Third Annual “Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table” Gala to Help End World Hunger and Poverty

Los Angeles, California

Heifer International will host its third-annual Beyond Hunger: “A Place at the Table” gala on August 22, 2014, at the Montage Beverly Hills hotel in Beverly Hills. The event seeks to support and empower marginalized women and honor those who work to raise awareness of the world’s poor and hungry.

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Heifer International Celebrates 70th Anniversary

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

It was on this date that 17 heifers bound for Castañer, Puerto Rico, and tended to by men and women nicknamed the ‘seagoing cowboys’ set sail from Mobile, Alabama. It was the first shipment of the newly formed Heifer Project (now Heifer International). The animals were distributed to farming families and helped curb severe milk shortages on the small island.

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Heifer International President and CEO named to InterAction Board

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Pierre Ferrari, Heifer International’s President and CEO was recently appointed to InterAction’s Board of Directors. InterAction works to eliminate extreme poverty, uphold human rights, safeguard a sustainable planet and ensure human dignity for poor and vulnerable populations by advancing the goals of the U.S.-based international nonprofit community.

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