Heifer In The News

100,000 Musicians Support Charities Through Music for Good

Huffington Post

When music industry website ReverbNation decided it was time to give back, it looked to its customers for inspiration. How could nearly three million artists, venue owners and industry professionals make a difference? Then a lightbulb went off inside the mind of the company's co-founder and president, Jed Carlson: Name the program Music for Good and let the musicians choose the organizations they want to support.

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Heifer International’s work focus of program in Redlands

Redlands Daily Facts

The Redlands Evening Lions Club will sponsor a program at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Redlands First United Methodist Church featuring Holly Derheim, Western Region director of philanthropy for Heifer International.

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Methodist Church Celebrates Successful M.A.S.S. Week

Leominster Champion

Leominster United Methodist Church, corner of Hall Street and Merriam Avenue, held a very successful Music, Arts, Sports and Science (M.A.S.S.) week. The children raised $296.26 for the Mission project called Heifer International

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Sorority Raises Funds for Heifer International

Banner News, Magnolia, Arkansas

Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and candidates of the sorority’s program, Emerging Young Leaders, raised funds for Heifer International.

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Elderly Wish Delivers Birthday Surprise

thepress.net Your Hometown Website

If you’ve heard of the Make-A-Wish organization, then the concept behind An Elderly Wish Foundation will be familiar. The Antioch-based nonprofit has granted more than 100 special wishes for seniors who, before terminal illness or age takes them home, desire one last, great memory to take with them from this life to the next.

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Alternative Gift Fair at Cedar Lake

KPC News

The third annual Alternative Gift Fair will be held Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Cedar Lake Church of the Brethren. Heifer International is one of the participating organizations.

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Roving Retirees Do Good

CNN Money

These 60-, 70- and even 80-year olds are traveling the country for months at a time, regardless of whether they have flush retirement savings or modest incomes. Their secret: volunteering for nonprofits and state and national parks.

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Webster University students ‘live in poverty’ at Heifer Ranch, live in homes without electricity and limited food

The Journal The News Source for Webster University

Ten Webster University students and seven Maplewood Richmond Heights High School students went on a trip to Heifer Ranch. During the trip they were split into three families. Each family was assigned a different home, which represented poverty in a specific country. The countries represented were Guatemala, India’s slums and Zambia.

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How to Feed the Hungry While Trick-or-Treating

mental_floss

Halloween is coming! While your kids are collecting candy to binge on, here are five ways they can also help feed the hungry.

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100,000 Artists Join ReverbNation Music For Good Charity Program

Hypebot.com

In the 10 months since ReverbNation launched it's Music For Good charity download program, 100,000 artists have signed up to "do well by doing good". 13 charities including Oxfam America, Heifer International and World Vision have already received funds.

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