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Heifer history and happenings in the life of our mission
Presidential Families Eisenhower, Bush, Clinton AND Bartlett have at least one thing in common: they like Heifer International
Presidential Families Eisenhower, Bush, Clinton AND Bartlett have at least one thing in common: they like Heifer International

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Presidential Families Eisenhower, Bush, Clinton AND Bartlett have at least one thing in common: they like Heifer International

This year we’re celebrating Heifer International’s 75th year of working to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth. As we look back over...

Bovine Intervention Helped Bridge Mississippi Racial Divide
Bovine Intervention Helped Bridge Mississippi Racial Divide

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Bovine Intervention Helped Bridge Mississippi Racial Divide

In the summer of 1955, Heifer Project — now Heifer International — started working with the Prentiss Institute, an African-American junior...

Allow Us to Introduce Ourselves
Allow Us to Introduce Ourselves

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Allow Us to Introduce Ourselves

We talk a lot about our work to end hunger and poverty, but now that we’ve been named Global Impact’s charity of the week, we thought we’d...

Eliminating Poverty: Forging Ahead on Heifer International's 75th Anniversary
Eliminating Poverty: Forging Ahead on Heifer International's 75th Anniversary

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Eliminating Poverty: Forging Ahead on Heifer International's 75th Anniversary

On July 14, 1944, a shipment of 18 cattle left the port of Mobile, Alabama, bound for Puerto Rico in a campaign to help impoverished communities...

The People, Places and Things celebrating 75 years in 2019
The People, Places and Things celebrating 75 years in 2019

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The People, Places and Things celebrating 75 years in 2019

This year marks Heifer International's 75th birthday! Learn who and what else is celebrating their Diamond Anniversary.

Remembering the Time We Flew 100,000 Chicks to Egypt in the 1950s
Remembering the Time We Flew 100,000 Chicks to Egypt in the 1950s

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Remembering the Time We Flew 100,000 Chicks to Egypt in the 1950s

In the 1950s, 100,000 chicks were sent to Egyptian farmers from New York. For this initiative, Heifer Project partnered with the Christian Rural...

Hop in a Time Machine to 1960s Bolivia
Hop in a Time Machine to 1960s Bolivia

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Hop in a Time Machine to 1960s Bolivia

At the request and effort of pastors and leaders from the Methodist Evangelical Church in Bolivia, Heifer Project began work in the country in...

Take a Look at Ecuador in the 50s and 60s in These Historical Photos
Take a Look at Ecuador in the 50s and 60s in These Historical Photos

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Take a Look at Ecuador in the 50s and 60s in These Historical Photos

Heifer’s first shipment to Ecuador landed in Quito on October 13, 1948.

Vintage photos showcase little-known pieces of history from Korean War
Vintage photos showcase little-known pieces of history from Korean War

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Vintage photos showcase little-known pieces of history from Korean War

War broke out between North Korea and South Korea in the middle of 1950, leaving families mourning loved ones and struggling after the loss of...

Peggy’s Picks: Heifer’s Historian Shares Photos That Left an Impression
Peggy’s Picks: Heifer’s Historian Shares Photos That Left an Impression

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Peggy’s Picks: Heifer’s Historian Shares Photos That Left an Impression

Seventy-five years ago, farmer and Church of the Brethren member Dan West started the organization that is now Heifer International. After his...