Heifer In The News

Alternative Gift Fairs Become a Calling for Washington UCC Volunteer

United Church of Christ

A man with a pet rabbit at a Heifer International booth at Keystone United Church of Christ in Seattle, Wash., changed Eliza Penick's life. His presence at the church's Festival of Hope Alternative Gift Fair inspired a calling that Penick has been answering for more than 25 years, first as a young volunteer, and now as a regional community engagement coordinator for the nonprofit organization.

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Nov. 16-17: Alternative Gift Market

Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church

It’s time for the annual Upper Cape Cod Alternative Gift Market! Different charitable organizations are represented at the gift market from year to year but a few organizations are included every year, including the food pantries of Falmouth, Bourne, Sandwich and Mashpee as well as the Cape Cod Center for Women and Heifer International.

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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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