Heifer In The News

CORONA: Fair trade crafts marketplace set

The Press-Enterprise

First Presbyterian Church of Corona in California will be sponsoring a fair trade crafts marketplace featuring handmade items from around the world on Sunday, Oct. 6 from noon to 3 p.m. at 950 W. Ontario Ave. in Corona. The proceeds from the sale of each item support foundations and organizations caring for the needs of people, including Heifer International.

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Susan Sarandon Honored at 2nd Annual Beyond Hunger

Westside People

Heifer International, the global aid group helping farmers in developing countries, honored Susan Sarandon for her exceptional support for 17 years at the 2nd Annual Beyond Hunger gala last week.

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Madhubani, India Project - Supported By Elanco

Global Giving

This is the story of Renu Devi. She is aged around 40 years and belongs to Kasturba Mahila Mandal, group no. A-2 of Belha village. Due to extreme poverty, her parents were not able to provide education for her and that’s why she bounded to marry a widower man having four children. Her husband Mr. Indradev Mahto’s first wife too died due to his impoverish poverty. The sudden turn around came into Renu’s life when she joined Kasturba Mahila Mandal a SHG supported by Heifer project.

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Little Rock, AR: Main Street Food Truck Festival in Little Rock planned for Oct. 5

Mobile Food News

Main Street enthusiasts will find the third Main Street Food Truck Festival scheduled for Saturday, October 5 the best one yet, say organizers. The 2013 downtown Little Rock festival will span four city blocks offering street eats from 25 food trucks and food carts, craft selections from 25 Etsy Little Rock vendors, local bands and musicians, a Heifer International Children’s Plaza, street performers and three well stocked beer gardens selling the coldest brew in town!

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Heifer International

What's Gaby Cooking

Last week Thomas and I got dressed up and took a car over to Beverly Hills to support one of my favorite organizations, Heifer International. Meeting the team behind Heifer left me feeling incredibly inspired about the wonderful work they are doing all over the world.

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Third Main Street Food Truck Festival set for October 5th

KATV

The 2013 downtown Little Rock festival will span four city blocks offering street eats from 25 food trucks and food carts, craft selections from 25 Etsy Little Rock vendors, local bands and musicians, a Heifer International Children's Plaza, street performers and three well stocked beer gardens selling the coldest brew in town!

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Mount Olive Dinner to Benefit Heifer International

Mount Olive Chronicle

A pasta dinner and silent auction will be hosted by the Mount Olive Robotics Team from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28, at Mount Olive High School. The proceeds will benefit Heifer International.

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Morgan Township Elementary Named National Blue Ribbon Winners

Post-Tribune

Kindergarteners at Morgan Township Elementary School were among the students raising money for Heifer International in the spring. The school was named a National Blue Ribbon School on Tuesday.

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Heifer Supporter Patrick Rothfuss New Dumbledore's Army Recruit

The Harry Potter Alliance

We’re not only huge fanboys/girls of Pat’s work as a writer, but we also consider him to be a contemporary in the field of fan activism. Pat has created his own non-profit called Worldbuilders and, over the past five years, they’ve united fantasy and sci-fi geeks to raise over 2 million dollars for Heifer International.

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Group Plans to Grow Organic Farm at Site of Former NLR Orphanage

ArkansasOnline

A historic orphanage in North Little Rock that has been largely vacant for more than a decade is returning to the roots of its mission through a transformation into an organic farm to serve nearby communities. The idea of teaching people to farm in their communities developed in part from Heifer International's new Seeds of Change program, in which the organization's U.S. programs director, Perry Jones, and staff members help beginning farmers get access to land and teach them how to farm, which creates jobs and food.

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