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In this section of Heifer International's Online Press Room, you will find news releases about Heifer's projects and programs. Releases are listed chronologically and archived by year.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 17, 2013) – Heifer International’s President and CEO Pierre Ferrari will participate in The Chicago Council Symposium in Washington, D.C. on May 21. The one-day meeting brings together world leaders from science, business, philanthropy and development to discuss topics including future food demand.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 14, 2013) – Heifer International invites the public to attend free screenings of three of the films competing for Heifer International’s Social Impact Film Award. The screenings will take place on Friday, May 17, at Heifer Village, which neighbors the Clinton Presidential Library in downtown Little Rock.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 2, 2012) – Beginning May 4, 2013 and lasting through the summer, children and their parents can enjoy a new activity every week at Heifer Village in downtown Little Rock. Each Tuesday and Saturday at 11:00 a.m., the Murphy Keller Learning Center (Heifer Village) will host “Heifer Hour” featuring a craft, game, children’s book or outdoor activity to help teach kids about caring for the Earth and for other people.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 2, 2013) – Fantasy author and Heifer International supporter Patrick Rothfuss will hold his first reading and book signing in Arkansas at Heifer Village in downtown Little Rock at 7:00 p.m. on May 9. Rothfuss, author of the projected three-volume series The Kingkiller Chronicles, will read excerpts from his work, take questions from the audience and sign copies of his books.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 25, 2013) - This Mother’s Day, sons and daughters can show their love for the women who have nurtured them by giving a very special gift – a Heifer International donation that will empower mothers around the world struggling to support their families.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 24, 2013) - Heifer International has learned that Heifer China’s staff is safe following a weekend earthquake that struck the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan. The Chinese government is reporting that nearly 200 were killed and more than 12,000 injured in Saturday morning’s 7.0 magnitude quake.
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.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 2, 2013) – Ley Savorn, a facilitator in one of Heifer International’s projects in Cambodia, has been selected as a winner in the Students Rebuild Awards featuring Half the Sky Movement. She plans to use the $10,000 prize to open an agricultural supply shop to sell goods to farmers in her community at reduced prices, with proceeds benefiting local elderly, women and children.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 25, 2013) – This Saturday, March 30, Heifer International is inviting the public to be a part of Cody Belew’s music video for “Say Love,” his new single benefiting the work of Heifer International. The video recording will take place from 2-4 p.m. outside and in front of Heifer Village, adjacent to the Clinton Presidential Center in downtown Little Rock.