Heifer In The News

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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The Pumpkin Patch @ Tallahassee Heights UMC

Tally Connection

The proceeds from each pumpkin sold at The Pumpkin Patch at Tallahassee Heights UMC in Florida support the next year’s patch and more importantly, go to various missions around the world, including Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Heifer International, our sister church in Cienfuegos, Cuba, Soloman’s Porch, The Shelter, Teen Challenge, Samaritan’s Purse, and A Woman’s Pregnancy Center.

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Michelle Stafford and Nadia Bjorlin Support Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table

Daytime Confidential

Former The Young and the Restless star Michelle Stafford and former Days of Our Lives star Nadia Bjorlin were among the women who turned out to support Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table on September 15. The charity event, held at the Montage Beverly Hills Hotel, helps empower women around the world.

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The Band Perry Storms the Airwaves

Got Country Online

The Band Perry also performed at the 2nd Annual “Beyond Hunger: A Place At the Table” – a fundraiser to help end world hunger and poverty –honoring Academy Award winning actress Susan Sarandon and hosted by Heifer International.

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Tech Students to Participate in Alternative Spring Break

Arkansas Tech University News and Information

Several Arkansas Tech University students will have the opportunity to serve others this spring as part of two Alternative Spring Break experiences offered by Arkansas Tech. Some Tech students will travel to Nashville, Tennessee to serve, while others will have the opportunity to experience the Heifer International Global Village in Perryville, Arkansas.

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Field Trip to Heifer Farm

Sevenwhite

Milking a goat is kind of weird and cool at the same time. It has an awkward warm sensation.Before milking a goat everybody bleached their hands because it would keep the goat from getting infected and if someone on accident touched the milk it wouldn’t go bad.

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

THV 11

The 2013 downtown Main Street Food Truck Festival in Little Rock 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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Help raise funds during the 33rd annual CROP Hunger Walk in Bay City

mlive.com

Last year, 115 people hit the sidewalks in Bay City to raise more than $10,000 for the 32nd annual CROP Hunger Walk, sponsored by Church World Service and area churches. This year, organizers hope to raise even more money and see 150 people participate in the event, with proceeds going to Bay County Food Pantry Network, with the remaining going to organizations such as Church World Services, CARE, Heifer International, Catholic Relief Services and American Joint Jewish Distribution, to name a few.

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The Band Perry Performs on the Talk, Arsenio Hall, Beyond Hunger

BWW Music World.com

Award-winning superstar sibling trio, THE BAND PERRY, took over the airwaves last week, performing their new single "Don't Let Me Be Lonely" and chatting with Arsenio Hall and the ladies of The Talk. The Band Perry also performed at the 2nd Annual "Beyond Hunger: A Place At the Table" - a fundraiser to help end world hunger and poverty -honoring Academy Award winning actress Susan Sarandon and hosted by Heifer International.

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