Heifer In The News

Holiday Gift Idea: Heifer International

Confessions of a Psychotic Housewife

With all the deals popping out this time of the year, it's easy to get excited and forget about what we are supposed to be celebrating - being thankful what what we do have.

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Idahoans worried about loved ones in Philippines


A massive international aid effort is starting to take shape in the Philippines, but not quickly enough for the 600-thousand people who've been displaced. Below is a list of 25 organizations that are BBB Accredited Charities that are accepting donations for typhoon relief activities.

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Heifer International Philippines projects hit by Typhoon Haiyan


Typhoon Haiyan, known in the Philippines as Yolanda, made landfall last week, bringing wind speeds higher than 230 mph and a storm surge of more than 10 feet. The death toll, currently confirmed at more than 1,000 is expected to rise.

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Heifer International Gift Market is Saturday

Wabash Plain Dealer

The annual Living Gift Market for Heifer International will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Timbercrest Retirement Community.

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Heifer International’s Pierre Ferrari to speak about “Passing on the Gift,” serving the world

AgriLife TODAY

Pierre Ferrari, CEO of the philanthropic and international development organization Heifer International, will be the guest lecturer for two events at Texas A&M University this week.

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UPDATE: Microsoft Disaster Response – Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda

aidmatrix: Smart Ideas to Empower Humanitarian Relief

We extend our deep appreciation and gratitude to the many nonprofit organizations on the ground helping with relief efforts for Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda. Those who wish to offer support can do so by donating to the following nonprofit organizations that are providing aid to those impacted:

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Heifer International CEO Pierre Ferrari to Speak Thursday

Agricultural Economics Undergraduate Program - Texas A&M University

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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Heifer International and My Brother's Gifts

The Strategic Learner

This post is from a dear friend and former pastor, Rev. Jenn Simmons, about the value of giving, especially during hard times. Worth reading and reflecting on, particularly as we head into the holiday period.

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A Life of Learning And Adventure

Fairfield Bay News

Carolyn Goettsch, a member of the Little Red River Audubon Society, will give a photographic presentation about the field trip she took to South America with Heifer International, along with her side “adventure” to the Galapagos Islands to view wildlife.

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A Talk on Regenerative Farming (video)

The Permaculture Research Institute

The co-author of Edible Forest Gardens (among other titles) speaks about earth-friendly methods for promoting robust food production while improving soil fertility, sequestering carbon and contributing to equitable economies. The talk was hosted by Heifer International, a non-profit which works with communities around the world to end hunger and poverty through the use of sustainable farm and garden practices.

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