Press Releases

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

Celebrate Hanukkah with Gifts from Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Heifer at Hanukkah campaign promotes the mitzvahs of tzedakah and tikkun olam

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Heifer Philippines Families Safe Following Typhoon Hagupit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Initial reports from Heifer International’s Philippines office state that all Heifer project families are safe after Typhoon Hagupit, but many have reported damage to homes, crops and animal sheds.

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Go Beyond Hunger with Heifer International on #Giving Tuesday

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

We’ve all heard the adage “It is better to give than to receive,” and today is our day to turn those words into action. #GivingTuesday is a collaborative movement to create a national day of giving. And we've long considered the holiday season a time for giving back.

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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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