Heifer In The News

Dreaming Of A Green Christmas

CBS Boston

During the holidays, the to-do lists seem endless and last-minute shopping binges inevitably occur. With an estimated 25 percent increase in waste generated between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, environmentally friendly behaviors can reduce waste and energy costs substantially.

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Happy Thanksgiving from A Better World!

A Better World - A Better Worl Radio, TV & Media

These matters are best construed in context, but as you change the lens, the perspective, the more it becomes a human, global problem facing us all, the Family of Humans. The matters which cause this horrific, inhumane dilemma are too complex to go into here, but suffice it to say that there are many wonderful organizations designed to address the problem.

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10 Days Until Giving Tuesday 2013 - iDonate

iDonate - More Gifts... More Good

This infographic by Heifer International is an awesome example of how to make your participation in #GivingTuesday known to your donors. The infographic is colorful, festive, and gives great information on the event itself, as well as Heifer International’s involvement.

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SlowMama Holiday Gift Guide 2013


I’m trying to implement some of Zoe’s tips for having a more meaningful Christmas this year, and that means trying to finish up as much of my shopping before December 1 as I can. If you’re in the same boat, here are some gift ideas with the SlowMama reader in mind — many are handcrafted, locally sourced, or support great charities abroad — that we think anyone on your list would enjoy.

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The Gifts That Keep On Giving – Giving Gifts That Make A Difference

Animal Fair

Have you ever thought about what color llama you would get someone for Christmas? Everyone, except maybe Scrooge agrees that the holidays are all about giving and helping others in need.

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45 Gift Ideas That Are Guaranteed to Please

Art Voice

Seriously—a share in one for $25 or the whole buffalo for $250. But understand, you’re giving it to a needy stranger in the name of your loved one.

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Can Retail Brands Make Every Day a Shopping Day?


One of the best gifting ideas I’ve found for this holiday season? A flock of chicks.

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Turning Nonprofit Beneficiaries Into Donors

Huff Post Impact

This holiday giving season, I'd like to encourage you to give your neighbor half the cash in your savings account. Sounds absurd, right?

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Read and earn a llama for Heifer International

coastweekend arts & entertainment

The Winter Reading Program at the Seaside Public Library kicked off Nov. 12. This year, kids and teens can help earn a llama for a deserving family living in the Andes Mountains of South America through Heifer International.

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McComb boy fulfills his birthday wishes by helping others

The Courier

As would any 11-year-old, Noah Weaver thought long and hard about what he might like for his 12th birthday, which he celebrated Nov. 9. Eventually, Noah reasoned that he had everything he needed and more, so he decided to use the occasion to help others.

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