Elena Desjardins—known as “Mrs. D” to her students—leads the Read to Feed® charge at West Bath School. Last year, the school raised $7,525. That’s 1,250 books! Here, Desjardins shares the secrets to her success.
People are doing amazing things in support of Heifer's mission. See how folks from all walks of life, from schools to churches to corporations to fraternities and sororities and more, are coming together for the singular purpose of ending hunger.
Doing good by donating money or volunteering a few hours didn’t seem nearly extreme enough for comedian Kurt Braunohler — so he set off down the Mississippi River on a jet ski to raise money for Heifer International.
When Irina Ellison agreed to participate in the Women's Lambing program at Heifer Farm, she did not know she would see something that would remind her of her world travels nearly 30 years before.
About 7,000 men of all ages, religions, colors and walks of life responded to the call for “seagoing cowboys” in 1945 and 1946. A number of these cowboys found themselves away from home over the holidays, many for the first time.
If life were a sport, we’d all want Suzanne Awalt on our team. In her life and extensive roles supporting Heifer International, she’s passionate, disciplined, considerate, inquisitive, structured, positive and committed. Awalt is a longtime Heifer volunteer, donor and former board member.
Elanco celebrated World Hunger Day on May 28 by announcing a $500,000 commitment to Heifer International’s East Africa Dairy Development Project (EADD), continuing the company’s long-term partnership aimed at breaking the cycle of hunger for those most in need.
When hundreds of students, teachers, school board and community members pour into a school gym to celebrate a joint victory, you know it’s for something big.