Every Sunday we will highlight some of the people who are funding our work creatively or helping us spread the word of our mission online. If you spot Heifer International while you’re surfing the web or know of a fun or creative fundraising effort, please share it with us here in the comments.
St. Bernadette 3rd-graders collected money for Heifer International as part of their class Lenten Service Project. The hoped to earn enough money to buy chickens through Heifer, and also incubated their own chicken eggs to learn all they could as well. What a great classroom activity!
If you are a pet lover in the Boston area you’ll want to check out the Blessing of the Animals at St. Matthew’s United Methodist church on Sunday afternoon, June 24th. To top it off, a free will offering will be donated to the Buddy Dog Humane Society and Heifer International.
The Case for Investing in Women is a very thoughtful article written by 2013 Presidio Gradate Schol MBA candidate Liz Vyas on investing in women, increasing household incomes, and the concept of sustainability. Several institutions and non-profits are mentioned for empowering women, including Heifer International.
Saint Joseph Parish of Shelburne Falls, MA blogs about the youth’s fundraising efforts for Heifer International, which allowed them to send us a check for $1,500 recently. Thanks so much, we really appreciate the support.
In Clergy Family Confidential, this post called Top Ten Reasons NOT to Go to Church this Summer, Heifer International is listed in #7 (There’s No Church School), as a reason TO GO, at least to his church. At St. John’s, they are offering Heifer’s Animal Crackers as a summer offering.