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Every Sunday we 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.

This Sunday school class project a few years ago is making a difference around the world and teaching students how people around that world live at the same time. This year's effort went to Heifer's domestic program, which helps families in Arkansas right here in the U.S.A.

Here's a special birthday shout out to Ilyanna Kreske, who wrote an awesome blog post about her birthday. There are all sorts of ways to give, and Ilyanna is using her birthday as a chance to contribute to our mission and ideals with her blog post and her gift registry on Thank you Ilyanna, and happy birthday!

This article said it so well, I just had to quote it. "Can't decide between a necktie, a sweater or another bottle of perfume? Break out of the holiday shopping rut and consider a gift that will make a real difference." Where? At First Congregational Church of Westfield’s 11th annual Alternative Gift Market in Westfield, New Jersey.

Thanks to the Cannery Seafood of the Pacific in Newport Beach, CA. They are donating 25 percent of their November sales to Heifer. A Small Gesture With a Great Purpose.

If you're in Brookings, South Dakota, you might want to think about attending Empty Bowls, a soup supper held November 15 to benefit Heifer International, accompanied by keynote speaker Charles Woodard, an English professor and founder of Oak Lake Writers Group.

Planet Weidknecht features the Heifer International Gift Catalog in a recent post, Give the Gift of Honeybees. And, Smart Mom Picks says Heifer International Offers a Way to Add Meaning to the Holiday Season. Thanks to all these blogs for featuring us!





Linda Meyers

Linda Meyers, an Arkansas transplant originally from St. Louis, Mo., started working at Heifer International in 2011. She enjoys dragging her three children on nature hikes and snapping photos of them and everything around her. She has a bachelor’s degree in English has been “in the process” of writing the great American novel for 24 years.