Heifer In The News

Don't get scammed when you give to charities

Local8News - ABC

Before you give to any charity, always do your homework. Bbb.org offers free charity reports. The following is a list of charities accredited by the BBB.

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Day Two: Managua, Heifer International, Jason’s farm

GoUpstate.com - From Farm To Cup

This morning we woke up around 7 a.m., had breakfast and then got into the truck to travel to Heifer International’s Nicaragua office in Managua.

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First Presbyterian offers holiday shopping alternative

Times-Gazette

Christmas is a time for giving and as the Season approaches, our thoughts focus on just the right gift for the host of people to whom we give each year. For several decades, as the average American family's standard of living increased, Christmas evolved into a highly commercialized holiday driven seemingly by a "more is better" philosophy.

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Business Bulletin: Avoid being victim yourself in helping typhoon victims

timesfreepress.com

As the public’s attention and hearts are focused on the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, BBB Wise Giving Alliance advises donors to take steps to avoid being taken by questionable solicitors or wasting their money on poorly managed relief efforts

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Goodness

The Mary Sisters

That night we went to our dear friends house to a party in support of Heifer International. It was a night of community, friendship and good music for a great cause.

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Holiday Food Gift Guide

Parents

Honor the holiday spirit by donating a farm animal to a struggling family through the non-profit Heifer International. Your gift of a cow, chicken, or sheep helps lift a family out of poverty by providing essentials like food and clothing plus a way to make a living by selling milk, eggs, or cheese.

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Buy An ActiveTravels Membership and Support Heifer International

Active Travels

For our holiday promotion this year, we’re partnering with Heifer International. With your help, we hope to give the gift of a water buffalo to a deserving community. Why a water buffalo, you ask?

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Heifer International Philippines Assessing Projects Hit by Haiyan

reliefweb

Heifer Disaster Training Credited with Saving Lives An assessment team from Heifer Philippines made contact with Heifer farmers in Ormoc, Calubian and Leyte reporting no loss of life from project families but significant or complete damage to homes and crops, and loss of livestock. Many families are crediting Heifer's Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR) trainings with saving their lives during super typhoon Haiyan.

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Heifer International asking others to give back on #GivingTuesday

THV11 West Little Rock

On Tuesday, Dec. 3, Heifer International will participate in #GivingTuesday, a collaborative movement to create a national day of giving. Heifer is honored and extremely grateful that this year, Bill and Melinda Gates are highlighting our work to end world hunger through the #GivingTuesday site along with three other charities.

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BBB offers advice for donating safely to Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts

IndUS Business Journal Online

"When we see the horrific results of a natural disaster, we want to help quickly," notes H. Art Taylor, president and CEO of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance. "But donors sometimes forget to follow common sense. As with all charitable giving, we are advising donors to do some research first. Find out what individual charities are doing and the time frame of their work. Donors who know what to expect from the charities they support are less likely to question the benefit of their gifts."

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