The Heifer Sacramento Community Volunteer group recently hosted an 'open-mic' style concert to raise funds for Heifer. The group has set a goal of raising $10,000 for Heifer this year, and to do it with several casual activities like this one.
While the event was originally planned to be hosted by a local coffee shop, with the coffee shop selling the beverages for attendees and the group using the performance space, the event ultimately happened in a local library community room. Performers brought their own 'cheering' section of 6-8 supporters to the event; Heifer information was shared between sets and a customized 'playbill' shared information on the performers as well as on Heifer's work.
John Brewer was the mastermind (and a musician) for this event, and along with a lot of other group members, he did a great job of raising awareness, raising funds, and inviting people to be more involved with Heifer in the Sacramento area. Check out the playbill for the all-star list of celebrities who played at this event!
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The work we do may be serious, but we always need to find the fun.Pierre Ferrari, CEO of Heifer International
For the fifth year children attending Kids Summer Day Camp at the First Baptist Church in Girard have given their support to Heifer International by collecting their pennies. Click the title of this story to read more!
Cindy Wakeland, Director of Religious Education with the Unitarian Universalist Church of Urbana Champaign in Illinois, recently notified Heifer International of an incredible day camp they hosted. Click the title of this story to read more!
If you want to make yourself happy, serve others. If you want to make others happy, serve others.Pierre Ferrari, CEO of Heifer International speaking at the 2015 YNPN National Conference & Leaders Institute
Heifer would like to thank Avery for participating in our first annual honor card contest!
I was one of the adults who visited Heifer Ranch in Arkansas from June 18-20 with the Ottawa Kansas First United Methodist Group. I wrote the following poem about our experience and I plan to read it on August 2nd when we give our presentation to the church. Someone suggested I send it to you! Click the title of this story to read more...
During their second year as Brownies (3rd grade), my Girl Scout troop worked on a journey called "World of Girls." Click the title of this story to read more...
Two teams of cyclists are traversing two different continents all for the same cause: ending hunger and poverty. Click the title of this story to read more...
It’s not every day you hear of 4th graders learning the value of economics. But when Heifer International received a $480 donation along with a letter referencing “mini-society business sessions” taking place during 4th graders’ economic studies, we were intrigued. Click the title of this story to read more...
I am a woman among women, and my family is well respected in the villageGagnessiri Ndiaye, http://tinyurl.com/qhbuvnn