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.
This Year’s Calendar of Events
- 22 Mar Little Rock, AR
- 10 Apr New York, NY
- 12 Apr Fairfield County, CT
- 22 Apr Memphis, TN
- 3 May Napa Valley, CA
- 17 May Rutland, MA
- 13 Sep Milford, Indiana
- 18 Sep Dallas, TX
- 20 Sep Seattle, WA
- 27 Sep Portland, ME
- 1 Oct Chicago, IL
- 4 Oct Atlanta, GA
- 4 Oct Perryville, AR
- 5 Oct Westfield, NJ
- 11 Oct Los Angeles, CA
- 18 Oct Houston, TX
- 18 Oct Sacramento, CA
- 25 Oct Manheim, PA
- 1 Nov Orange County, CA
- 2 Nov Greater Boston
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 13 - Milford, Indiana
At Camp Alexander Mack
Learn more about Heifer's history
The very first Heifer gifts began on small farms in rural Indiana. On September 13, we will celebrate those beginnings, and 70 years of impact. Special guests will be Heifer's CEO Pierre Ferrari and family members for Heifer International's founder, Dan West.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.