Heifer In The News

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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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’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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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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Heifer International and My Brother’s Gifts

Searching Sophia's Pockets

My mother walked up the stairs and said, “Heifer, I want to invite our family and friends to give animals in Sean’s memory.” When my brother died very suddenly at at 27 after suffering a head injury and severe trauma we searched for the best way to invite our family and friends to celebrate his life. Years ago he put the heart donation sticker on his drivers license. He wanted to be an organ donor. So, when we had to decide how we wanted to honor and celebrate the life of my brother, giving flocks of chicks, ducks, rabbits, and cows was a perfect fit.

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Inter-Lakes Empty Bowl's project raised $600 in short period of time

The Laconia Daily Sun

The event raised $600 in a short period of time! The funds raised have been divided and given to the following organizations: Center Harbor Food Pantry, Meredith Food Pantry, Heifer International, and the Families In Need Food Fund at Inter-Lakes High School.

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