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Heifer International Hosts Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table

Yahoo! Finance

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Heifer International will host "Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table," on September 21, 2012 at the Montage Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. The event will be co-hosted by Diane Lane, Nina Jacobson, Jane Fonda, Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt and Tracey Ullman.

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Readers Raise Money for Communities in Need

Education Week's "Bookmarks" blog

Continuing this school year, children participating in Heifer International's Read to Feed program will be able to take part in helping impoverished communities around the world become self sufficient. But first, they will have to read. A lot.

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Betty Londergan Capturing the Change for Heifer International

KTHV

HUGHES, Ark (KTHV) - A woman with a mission and a camera can help change the world. Betty Londergan is an international blogging ambassador for Heifer International and writes about her experiences at heifer12x12.com

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American Farmer: Community Supported Agriculture

P. Allen Smith Garden Home

The model has taken hold across the nation- tens of thousands of families hold shares in CSAs and in some areas there aren't enough farms to support the demand. It just so happens that Heifer Ranch has a one acre vegetable garden that serves a CSA of about 60 members that each pay $350 a season, or about $20 a week for a basket of approximately 10 items.

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Heifer Awarded $8M Gates Foundation Grant

CBSnews.com

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Heifer International is getting an $8.5 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for work in Africa.

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Cameroon: Heifer Steps Up Dairy Cattle Farming Support

AllAfrica.com

One of the farmers in Noun Division, Njutamvoui Nourdine, happily recounted how her family's dairy farm now produces 35 litres of milk a day.

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Life Lessons

Memphis Magazine

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. The old English proverb is a wise maxim that acts as the foundation of Heifer Ranch in Perryville, Arkansas, a remarkable educational extension of Heifer International's outreach.

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Heifer International Welcomes G8 Commitment to Food Security, Nutrition

Heifer International

Heifer International applauds President Barack Obama's announcement today that the Group of Eight Nations (G8) commits to bring the private sector, foundations, governments and civil society together in a New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition for Africa. The commitment will help keep the promise of the 2009 L'Aquila Summit to, “act with the scale and urgency needed to achieve sustainable global food security."

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With Expanding Dairy Sector, EADD Launches Feeding Manual

Coastweek.com

With the Expanding Dairy Sector, The East Africa Dairy Development (EADD Project has Launched a Feeding Manual for Dairy Farmers and Extension Officers. Special Report by Xinhua Correspondents: Ejidiah WanguiNAIROBI (Xinhua) -- In recent months,

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How You Can Give Back to Moms in Need

Self.com

This Sunday, while some moms will be opening presents and enjoying with their families, other mothers all over the world will be struggling -- whether it's to make ends meet, to get proper maternal care or to feed their children.

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