Heifer In The News

Send money, not 'stuff'

Times-Gazette

The outstanding charity Heifer International gives livestock to people in need in various locations around the world. When it was first founded, the idea was that animals would be raised at a big ranch in Arkansas and then shipped around the world to where they were needed. But the charity soon found out it could have much more impact by buying the live animals in or near the area where they were to be used.

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A gift that gives in return

Times-Gazette

One of my favorite gift-giving ideas is a program called "Gifts from the Heart" or "Alternative Christmas." This is a program that has been going on at First Presbyterian Church for a number of years that the Missions Committee of the congregation makes available for people in the community.

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Heifer International Philippines assessing projects hit by Haiyan

THV11

An assessment team from Heifer Philippines made contact with Heifer farmers in Ormoc, Calubian and Leyte reporting no loss of life from project families but significant or complete damage to homes and crops, and loss of livestock. Many families are crediting Heifer's Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR) trainings with saving their lives during super typhoon Haiyan.

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MEETINGS, BLOOMING THINGS AND KIDDOS

Clay and Wattles

Sue's program was about international outreach with main focus on Heifer International! I told her I was very familiar with it (it being headquartered in Little Rock) and how Teri used to give gifts in honor and memory of her family.

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Efird Kids to the Car

Efird Kids to the Car

The kids got to learn about how Heifer sends livestock to different countries to provide families and communities with food and milk. Naia even got to milk a goat!

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Top five mistakes to avoid in donating to Typhoon Haiyan Relief

LoredoSun.US

The following 25 organizations are BBB Accredited Charities (i.e., meet all 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability) that have announced on their website that they are accepting donations for typhoon relief activities. Donors are encouraged to visit the charities’ websites to find out more about the nature of the assistance they are providing.

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Heifer International assessing typhoon damage in Philippines

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Good Morning - The Gratitude of Being

CatKabira

In the year of 2000, I worked on an organic farm – through the Heifer International in Perryville, Arkansas during both spring break of my junior year in university as well as during that summer. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Heifer, its focus is sustainability and it gifts out livestock, seeds, and trees to those in need worldwide.

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Don't get scammed when you give to charities

Local8News - ABC

Before you give to any charity, always do your homework. Bbb.org offers free charity reports. The following is a list of charities accredited by the BBB.

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Day Two: Managua, Heifer International, Jason’s farm

GoUpstate.com - From Farm To Cup

This morning we woke up around 7 a.m., had breakfast and then got into the truck to travel to Heifer International’s Nicaragua office in Managua.

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