Last month Heifer staff and participants around the world celebrated World Environment Day by getting their communities together to plant trees, build nurseries, hold recycling contests and otherwise take action to improve the environment.
Students at Westside Elementary in River Falls, Wis., spent February learning, reading and collecting pledges as part of our first Read to Feed program. Character education is a district-wide goal, and Read to Feed fit perfectly into learning about what it means to be a global citizen.
Coastal residents of Ecuador are still reeling from the earthquake that struck on April 16, killing 662 people, injuring more than 36,000 and leaving about 28,000 in temporary living situations.
Students in the 6thGrade Class at Memorial Elementary School in Hopedale, Mass., report that one of the most memorable projects from elementary school was Read to Feed®.