Heifer In The News

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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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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Goodness

The Mary Sisters

That night we went to our dear friends house to a party in support of Heifer International. It was a night of community, friendship and good music for a great cause.

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Alternative Gift Market for Christmas

McPhersonSentinel.com

This year’s market will offer 21 alternative gift opportunities, all non-profits with a mission to improve quality of life for others.

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Better Business Bureau: Giving Wisely

WZZM13-ABC

Typhoon Haiyan has impacted 9.5 million people across the Philippines -- and displaced at least 600,000. Survivors are in desperate need of clean drinking water and food. The organizations listed below are deploying urgent relief efforts on the islands.

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Crawford supports Read to Feed charity

Look Local

Crawford Preparatory School recently raised R135 000 for Heifer Read To Feed charity. The programme motivates children to read books so they can help impoverished families in rural areas.

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Rulindo: Heifer Project donates 20 cows to Girinka program

the Pleader

Residents in Rwanda's Rulindo District are set to benefit from a donation of 20 cows provided by Heifer International on Monday 11 November 2013 in Cyinzuzi Sector.

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Getting Relief To Typhoon Victims Still Tough

TheNonProfitTimes

Disaster relief agencies are still struggling to reach those in need with supplies because of debris-strewn roads, shattered infrastructure and bad weather, four days after an historic typhoon devastated parts of the Philippines.

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Artfully Edmonds: Busy bazaars and First Dibs Night

My Edmond News

Saturday, Nov. 16 is the Gentle Giving Fair at Richmond Beach Congregational United Church of Christ (1512 N.W. 195th St., Shoreline). Several local and international organizations, including HopeLink, Health Start and Heifer International, will be represented alongside local crafters and Fair Trade goods from around the world.

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