Heifer In The News

Susan Sarandon to be Honored at Heifer International Gala

Look to the Stars

Heifer International will host the 2nd Annual “Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table,” gala event on September 19, 2013 at the Montage Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, where Susan Sarandon will be honored for her commitment to end world hunger and poverty.

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Rankin Selects Heifer International “Hunger” Winner

No Such Agency Blog

Renowned photographer Rankin and The Hunger were inspired to begin a project to further expand the mission of Heifer International. Together, Rankin and Hunger invited aspiring photographers to submit photos in a competition portraying what the word “hunger” meant to them.

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ISU and Heifer International to Partner to End World Hunger

Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Iowa State University and Heifer International, an international development nonprofit organization, have agreed to explore new opportunities and projects to use science to address world hunger and poverty.

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Getting an Inside Look at Heifer Village

Fox 16

eifer Village is a hands-on, global education facility located across from the Clinton Presidential Library. It is home to interactive exhibits that provide a stimulating and challenging educational experience for people of all ages.

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Pierre Ferrari: Taking Stock at Heifer International

Forbes

Pierre Ferrari, president and CEO of Heifer International, recently spoke with Ensia and Terry Waghorn of Forbes on Heifer’s unique approach to sustainable development.

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Heifer Village Hosting LRFF Screenings, Reception Today

In Arkansas

Heifer International invites the public to attend free screenings of three of the films competing for Heifer International’s Social Impact Film Award. The screenings will take place today (May 17) at Heifer Village, which neighbors the Clinton Presidential Library in downtown Little Rock.

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Fantasy Author Patrick Rothfuss Raises Millions for Heifer

Arkansas Times

Patrick Rothfuss' love of Heifer International has morphed into a fundraising juggernaut with a life of its own.

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Help End Hunger and Poverty for Cody Belew's Birthday

When it comes to birthdays, people wish for all kinds of things — clothes, cars, gift cards. Singer Cody Belew’s birthday wish, though, is helping families live a life of self-reliance and poverty.

When it comes to birthdays, people wish for all kinds of things — clothes, cars, gift cards. Singer Cody Belew’s birthday wish, though, is helping families live a life of self-reliance and poverty.

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Read to Feed Program Fights World Hunger

Examiner.com

Summer will be here before you know it. When the schools close that means summer reading lists. Heifer International, a charity dedicated to ending hunger and poverty, has a unique program that is perfect for summer called Read to Feed.

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From Pets to Plates: Why More People Are Eating Guinea Pigs

NPR

You may best know the guinea pig as a nervous little pet that lives in a cage and eats alfalfa pellets. Now, the rodents are increasingly showing up on plates in the United States. The Little Rock-based humanitarian organization Heifer International, which assists communities in enhancing their economies and streamlining local food production, is also promoting guinea pig husbandry in Peru, Ecuador and Guatemala.

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