Heifer In The News

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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

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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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The World as an Opportunity to Serve

Texas A&M Univesity - Calendar of Events

Pierre Ferrari, CEO of Heifer International, will give a lecture on philanthropy and his role at Heifer. Heifer is a large philanthropic organization committed to international development by empowering families to turn hunger and poverty into hope and prosperity.

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World Hunger Auction completes its 30th year

Church of the Brethren Newsline

The results of the 2013 auction and associated activities were announced by the steering committee in early October. Of the $54,000 that was raised this year, $32,850 will be given to Heifer International.

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Just one link Friday

I Am Not An Environmentalist

If you know me, you know I love goats. Also women. And women’s empowerment. And small businesses. And Heifer Project International. So I am very excited to share this link with you.

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Ouachita international students experience U.S. culture on Little Rock field trip

The Signal - Ouachita Baptist University

Providing an opportunity for international students to experience various facets of American history and culture, several Ouachita Baptist University students and sponsors recently traveled to Little Rock for an experiential learning trip. The seven international students and three leaders had the opportunity to visit the Arkansas State Capitol, Arkansas State Fair and Heifer International as part of this semester’s American History and Culture course.

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Give a cow for Christmas…seriously!

Sunbird Farms

Wondering what to get for that person on your Christmas list that has everything…how about giving them nothing, and instead giving someone in poverty the gift of prosperity…a cow! If you haven’t heard of Heifer International, then you’ve come to the right place. At Sunbird farms, we love the idea of using agriculture to make the world better.

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12 Cool Christmas Activities - Get Closer to Your Grandchildren During the Holiday Season

About.com - Grandparenting

If your holiday celebration with your grandchildren is limited to a single day or even two, you are missing out on a lot of fun. Get closer to your grandchildren with these Christmas activities, complete with suggestions for long-distance grandparents.

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