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Heifer currently provides over 30 types of animals to families in need in more than 40 countries, including the U.S.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 22, 2013)—When it comes to birthdays, people wish for all kinds of things—ponies, clothes, cars, gift cards. Singer Cody Belew’s birthday wish, though, is a little more audacious—helping families live a life of self-reliance and prosperity. How? By ending hunger, one gift at a time! Belew, whose birthday is Monday, April 29, is asking fans, current and future, to forgo the traditional gift and buy him instead some chicks, some ducks, trees, a goat or even a cow through partner organization Heifer International.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 22, 2013) - Heifer International continues to pursue information about the safety and condition of Heifer China staff, volunteers and project families in the wake of the strong earthquake that struck the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan over the weekend. The 7.0-magnitude quake struck near Ya'an City, population 1.5 million, early Saturday and the government is reporting nearly 200 people killed and more than 8,000 injured.