Press Releases

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

Heifer International Celebrates Read to Feed® Month this April

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

April is Read to Feed® month at Heifer International and a great time to get classrooms started in this reading incentive program. Read to Feed® fosters a love for reading, a passion to help others and a motivation to help create a better world. And, you can earn free books for your class.

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Eduardo Stein Barillas Named to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Dr. Eduardo Stein, former vice president of the Republic of Guatemala, has been elected to an at-large position to 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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Jerry Jones Named to Heifer International Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Jerry C. Jones, Chief Ethics and Legal Officer, Executive Vice President for Acxiom Corporation, has been elected to an at-large position of the Board of Directors of Heifer International, an international development organization whose mission is to end hunger and poverty.

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Heifer International Partners in Live Below the Line

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Heifer International has signed on as a participating sponsor for the first time with The Global Poverty Project’s Live Below the Line campaign, which seeks to highlight current victories in poverty reduction and provide an experience akin to what life is like for the 1.2 billion people who live in extreme poverty.

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Elanco Announces Commitment to East Africa Dairy Development Project

GREENFIELD, IN

Elanco is celebrating World Hunger Day (May 28, 2014), by announcing a $500,000 commitment to Heifer International’s East Africa Dairy Development Project (EADD), continuing the company’s long-term partnership aimed at breaking the cycle of hunger for those most in need.

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Heifer International Celebrates Fathers Across the Globe this Father’s Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

This Father’s Day, Heifer International would like to celebrate fathers across the globe who work hard to provide for their family, often in the face of tremendous difficulties and seemingly insurmountable obstacles.

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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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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 V.P. Wins National Fundraising Award

LITTLE ROCK, AR

Christy Moore, a native Arkansan and Heifer International’s vice president of marketing, recently won the Fundraising Success’ Nonprofit Fundraising Star Award given by editors at Fundraising Success Magazine.

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Heifer International Celebrates 70th Anniversary by Launching “Beyond Hunger: Communities of Change” Campaign to Support Family Farmers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

Heifer International is proud to celebrate its 70th Anniversary during the United Nations-recognized International Year of Family Farming, a time designated to honor the importance of family farming in reducing poverty and improving global food security.

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