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Typhoon Haiyan Effect on Heifer International

ArkansasMatters.com

Heifer has successfully contacted all of their central Philippines staff in the wake of super typhoon Haiyan, and they are all OK, however it is becoming clearer that their project areas were devastated by the force of the storm. Heifer now knows that virtually all of their farming families in the direct line of the typhoon—about 4,000 people—will need immediate assistance.

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Assemblage Ornaments and a Bit of Charity

Altered Bits Blog

The other day we received a heifer international catalog. pretty much every year we buy something in the names of some of our family members during the holidays — those people who have everything and appreciate the gesture of giving to others less fortunate.

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CGI Members Respond to Typhoon Haiyan; Ways to Support

Clinton Foundation

Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest recorded storms in history, touched ground on Friday, devastating entire towns in the island nation, including the cities of Basey and Tacloban, where thousands are missing and officials say the death toll could reach 10,000. According to the UN, more than 600,000 displaced residents across the country are in desperate need of food, water, and medicine. - See more at: http://www.clintonfoundation.org/blog/2013/11/11/typhoon-haiyan-relief#sthash.EC5f6byK.dpuf

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5 Practical Ways to Help Kids Be Generous this Holiday Season

Elevensies - Life With a Boy Who Never Misses a Meal

Over the holidays, we become more aware of some of the material needs around us that often go unmet during other times of the year. In part, the weather turning cold makes us think about people experiencing homelessness or those too poor to afford heating or winter coats. In part, the gifting culture of the holidays makes us think of people who, for various reasons, won’t receive physical gifts.

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Heifer International CEO to discuss development initiatives, collaborations

The Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture

In his seminar lecture from 7-8p.m., Pierre Ferrari, CEO of philanthropic and international development organization Heifer International, will discuss Heifer’s initiatives and the collaborations that allow the organization to continue its fight against global hunger and poverty.

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InterAction Members Respond To Typhoon Haiyan

InterAction: A United Voice for Global Change

One of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded devastated parts of the central Philippines, a country already coping with three major disasters over the past two months. The death toll continues to rise and access remains an issue. With nearly 9.5 million people in the Philippines affected, the need for life-saving emergency assistance is significant. If you wish to donate, please scroll down to see a list of InterAction members responding to this crisis.

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19 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

These gift programs are ideal for socially and environmentally conscious holiday shoppers that would prefer their spending directly empower nonprofits. They also make excellent gifts for activists and advocates of global development, environmental conservation, and wildlife protection.

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Not-So-Traditional Ideas for Holiday Gifts

US News & World Report Money

Beth Pearson always liked showering friends and family with holiday gifts. But about 15 years ago, it occurred to her that everyone she and her family knew already had everything they needed.

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A Heifer Gift; A Gift Of Hope

Save More Spend Less with Heidi

Consider giving a gift that keeps on giving this season when you give a gift from Heifer International. Heifer International has a variety of life sustaining gifts available to families in need in over 30 countries, including the United States. Experience the joy of knowing you’ve given a gift that has transformed lives for the better.

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Holy Cow 2013 – Get a Goat!

The Holy Cow Blog

Join us on Saturday, December 7th at 7 PM for our Annual Holy Cow Party. The concept is simple: we supply the food, the drink, the fun and the friends, while you simply come and make a donation of any amount to buy a goat through Heifer International.

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