Heifer In The News

World Architecture Day Celebrations

Arkansasmatters.com

In celebration of World Architecture Day by World Architecture News, the Alex Foundation,and Heifer International will handout and read Winter in Songming books to 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students at Crestwood Elementary School in North Little Rock. Winter in Songming follows the life of a young boy as his village in China moves toward self-sufficiency. Heifer International donated the books to the Alex Foundation.

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5 Holiday Gifts For the Spoiled Latina

Rica Magazine

You know the feeling. You’re rushing through the mall, trying — and failing — to find that one special gift for that friend or family member who already seems to have everything she could ever want. We have a better idea for you. How about getting that spoiled loved one a charitable gift in her name? Here are 5 worthy charities we’re excited about.

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Inspired Teens Raise $22,000 to Fight Hunger

The Tennessean

They formed 18000 for 18000, with the goal of raising $1 per child by their May 2014 graduations. The teens, friends since sixth grade, exceeded their goal in 10 months, raising $22,401.83, for two organizations, including Heifer International.

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Weekend To-Do List: 8 Events to Check Out

InArkansas.com

Presented by Downtown Little Rock Partnership and the Main Street Revitalization Committee, the Main Street Food Truck Festival will feature more than 25 food trucks along Main Street from 3rd to 7th. It will be joined by wandering street performers, Etsy craft vendors, a Heifer International Children’s Plaza.

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Church Will Hold Pet Blessing and Festival

Knoxnews.com

Grace Luthern Church inTennessee will hold its 12th annual Pet Fest and Blessing Oct. 5. Pets can also be implanted with a microchip for a $20 fee, which will be donated to the Heifer International.

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Weekend Family Fun: 10 Festivals, Concerts, Plays and More

Little Rock Family

Over 25 food trucks will line Main Street and will be joined by beer gardens, wandering street performers, live music and Etsy craft vendors. Plus, at the Heifer International Children’s Plaza, kids can play games and make crafts that teach how the organization helps people around the world, including the Haiti Fishing Game and bird feeder craft.

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Main Street Food Festival Trucks Redux

Street Food Locator

Bring empty belly Saturday, Oct. 5, to the third annual Food Truck Festival on Main Street, where you’ll find four city blocks of moveable feasts. There will be things to do for the whole family, including shopping at Etsy Little Rock vendors, listening to music, watching street performers, turning the kids over to Heifer International’s Children’s Plaza.

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Wools of New Zealand Holding Fall Sale

Floor Daily

Wools of New Zealand is running a fall sales event called Brilliant Choices from Oct. 15-Nov. 30. As part of the promotion, Wools of New Zealand will make a donation to Shear Joy, a Heifer International program that provides sheep to needy families in Third World countries.

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Raising Awareness About Careers in Architecture

THV11

World Architecture Day is coming up, and here in Central Arkansas, it's being used to raise awareness about the profession and to help students pursue a career in the field. Chad Cumming JR. from the Alex Foundation and Michelle Izaguirre with Heifer International are here to explain.

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Give from the Heart: Heifer International

Cooking Light

Tomorrow is October 1, the start of my most favorite month. It’s my birthday month, and I celebrate all month long. With my birthday in sight, I’ve got presents on my mind. But as I reflect on what gifts I’d like this year, I realize I really don’t need anything. Instead, I’m hoping friends and family who want to give me something actually give something to someone else.

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