Heifer In The News

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


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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The Key Ingredient in Multi-Channel Fundraising May Not Be What You Expected

Production Interrupted

“The timing need only be miraculous.” I love that catch-phrase. In fact, it’s the backbone of how we built our production management model 28 years ago. Whether you are talking about seasonality or annual appeal, timing is everything in production management and fundraising.

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Students Raise Funds, Principal Pays up With Kiss for Camel

Goshen News

Kari Dyer, principal of Heritage Middle School in Middlebury, kissed a camel during the “Kiss a Camel” fundraising finale at the close of the school’s annual Olweus Bully Prevention Week.

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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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