Heifer In The News

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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Give a Goat Through Heifer's Partnership with The ONE Campaign

Little Rock Family

Heifer International and The ONE Campaign have joined forces to help end extreme poverty.

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Best Cultural Sites in Little Rock Arkansas

InfoBarrell Travel & Places

The center organization is around an idea or mission to end world hunger. They share their vision with the public through their exhibits. They share info on food sustainability, living conditions and tons of other material surrounding hunger in our country and around the world.

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The ONE Partnership You Need to Know About

Huffington Post Impact

What do you get when you combine the active voices of 3.5 million people who want to change the world with nearly 70 years of experience in on-the-ground programs that have helped lift 20.7 million families out of hunger and poverty? A powerhouse partnership between The ONE Campaign and Heifer International to end extreme poverty.

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Heifer International and The ONE Campaign Create Initiative to End Extreme Poverty

Reuters

Heifer International and The ONE Campaign share similar missions – fighting to bring an end to hunger and extreme poverty. Now, Heifer and ONE have teamed up to create a unique partnership and initiative to inspire action to create sustainable change.

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TSA Middle School Students Take an ‘Epic Field Trip’

The Herald of Randolph

Three weeks ago, the middle school students at The Sharon Academy embarked on an epic field trip—visiting Peru, Guatemala, Tibet, Kenya, Mexico Poland, Ghana, and the Appalachian region of the U.S.—all in three days at Heifer Farm in Rutland, Massachussetts.

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Butterfly Woman: Heifer International and Food Justice---Looking Beyond the Cuddly Animals

Daily Kos

Most people who recognize the name Heifer International think of it as “that group that gives animals.” Those who know a bit more are probably familiar with Heifer’s policy of “passing on the gift.” When a family receives a gift of livestock from Heifer, it is always with the understanding that the first offspring of that animal will be passed on to another family.

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