Heifer In The News

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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