Heifer International's Communities of Change

Celebrating 70 Years of Family Farming

Next Event: November 2, 2014 - Greater Boston

2014 is the “International Year of the Family Farmer.” Join us for a series of lively events across the country, featuring music, screenings, art and more.

Be a Part of the Change

The year 2014 marks 70 years of Heifer International's impact in more than 125 countries and through 20.7 million families. Come celebrate what we've accomplished together at one of Heifer International's Beyond Hunger events being held nationwide this year. Together, we can end extreme hunger and poverty once and for all.

March 22 - Little Rock, AR

At Heifer Village

Enjoy fun activities and discover how we change lives

We invite you to visit Heifer Village and its celebration of spring! Discover how we change lives one family at a time through the gifts of livestock and training. Come see what spring discoveries you might find throughout the wetlands and garden, while having some fun with our activities.

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April 10 - New York, NY

Attend a documentary screening, enjoy Hors D’oeuvres and listen to special guest speakers

Please join us to celebrate Heifer's work and impact in the last 70 years. We will have special guest speakers, interactive displays, and will screen the trailer for our upcoming documentary film about Heifer's work worldwide. Beverages and light hors d'oeuvres will be served.

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April 12 - Fairfield County, CT

At the Carriage Barn Arts Center

Enjoy art and hors d'oeuvres

Celebrate the potential of the human spirit at this special reception. At the Carriage Barn Arts Center, enjoy hors d'oeuvres and a variety of works of art and discover why sustainability is key to moving beyond hunger.

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April 22 - Memphis, TN

At the National Civil Rights Museum

Reflect upon social change around the globe

Heifer International is honored to hold this event at the National Civil Rights Museum, an appropriate venue to reflect upon our history of social change around the globe. Please join us to celebrate Heifer's work and impact in the last 70 years.

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May 3 - Napa Valley, CA

Enjoy a fun outdoor day for the whole family!

Enjoy a garden tour, participate in educational activities, visit with farm animals and learn about local sustainable agricultural practices used in Heifer communities worldwide. This will be a fun day for the whole family, and refreshments will be served.

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May 17 - Rutland, MA

At Heifer Farm

Meet the animals, bring a picnic, or enjoy light refreshments

Travel on a journey exploring Heifer International's history and present development work. Imagine a future where we live in a world without hunger and poverty. Activities include a Dan West storyteller, goat milking, seed planting and a chance to record your vision of a world truly beyond hunger.

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September 18 - Dallas, TX

At Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park

Listen to a special guest speaker while enjoying light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments

Enjoy a reception at the beautiful Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park with a special guest speaker, light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments.

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September 20 - Seattle, WA

At Jubilee Farm

Tour the farm, share food, and enjoy a special presentation

Family farmers have long been the foundation of thriving communities and societies. We believe it is no different today: they hold the solution to ending hunger and poverty. Join us at our Beyond Hunger: Communities of Change event as we mark 70 years of work with family farmers.

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September 27 - Portland, ME

Enjoy stories with the family of Heifer’s founder, Dan West

Celebrate Heifer's 70th anniversary in Portland, Maine. Enjoy music, refreshments, displays and stories with the family of Heifer's founder Dan West. Be inspired by communities in Maine and around the world working together to end hunger.

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October 1 - Chicago, IL

At Jane Addams Hull-House Museum

Celebrate communities of change

Join us for an evening with special guest Oscar Castaneda, Vice President for the Americas Programs, as we celebrate Heifer International's impact on hunger and poverty and the special role Chicago supporters play in creating a better world.

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October 4 - Atlanta, GA

At The Carter Center

Enjoy educational activities and exhibits

Come celebrate Heifer International's 70th Anniversary in Atlanta. On this evening of celebration and reflection, tour interactive exhibits on where we've been and where we're going with the help of our supporters worldwide, and enjoy a program featuring Elizabeth Elango Bintliff, Heifer International's Vice President of Africa Programs.

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October 4 - Perryville, AR

At Heifer Ranch

Meet the animals, bring a picnic, or enjoy light refreshments

Visit Heifer International's ranch in Perryville. Tour the homesteads in the Global Village and meet the farm animals such as chickens, goats, pigs, llamas, cows and sheep. Enjoy delicious light refreshments or bring a picnic to enjoy on our scenic ranch.

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October 5 - Westfield, NJ

The whole family can enjoy games, crafts and contests

Celebrate Heifer International's first 70 years of working with communities to end hunger and poverty. It's a free afternoon of fun for all ages, including contests, games, crafts and more.

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October 11 - Los Angeles, CA

Enjoy art and photography and taste international hors d'oeuvres and refreshments

Celebrate Heifer's first 70 years of working with communities to end hunger and poverty. Enjoy a program featuring a guest speaker and an artistic performance, tour a photo exhibit of our work from around the world and enjoy international hors d'oeuvres and refreshments.

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October 18 - Houston, TX

Participate in a fun scavenger hunt and kids activities

Celebrate Heifer's first 70 years, and learn how Houston can be a community of change in the next 70 years and beyond. There will be scavenger hunts, stories from around the world, a mini-market and activities for kids.

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October 18 - Sacramento, CA

Celebrate World Food Day

Come celebrate communities creating change and ending Hunger and Poverty with Heifer International on World Food Day.

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October 25 - Manheim, PA

At Manheim Farm Show

Meet our “Seagoing Cowboys”, learn about our current programs and how you can get involved

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania played an important role in Heifer’s early days of gathering and shipping livestock. You’re invited to come and celebrate our first 70 years and how we are currently scaling up our impact to end hunger and poverty and to care for the Earth. Special guest will be Heifer's CEO Pierre Ferrari.

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November 1 - Orange County, CA

Tour a photo exhibit of our work around the world

Join us to celebrate Heifer International's first 70 years of working with communities to end hunger and poverty. Enjoy a program featuring a special guest speaker, and tour a photo exhibit of our work from around the world and sample coffee from our project partners in Honduras.

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November 2 - Greater Boston

At Hancock UCC Lexington, MA

Enjoy music, activities, displays and more

Come celebrate Heifer's 70th anniversary and enjoy music, activities, displays, animals and refreshments at Hancock United Church of Christ in Lexington, MA. Be inspired by stories of Heifer's history and work in communities around the world.

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