School Programs

A Kid Can Change the World

Encourage your students to be superheroes in defeating hunger and poverty through our free educational and fundraising programs catered to any age group.

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New for Parents, Teachers and Students!

We launched a 4-week series of free, downloadable resources to help teachers, parents and grandparents teach the children in their lives about the importance of generous giving while exploring how Heifer helps end hunger and poverty. The packs come in two levels — elementary (ages 4–10) and secondary (age 11+) — with similar, age-appropriate activities and content for the whole family to learn together!

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A Kid can change the world

Our Programs

Learn more about FREE Learning Resources.
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FREE Learning Resources

Check out some of our favorite free resources from Heifer’s school programs. We are happy to share them with educators and parents who want to encourage their students to learn something fun and new!

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Learn more about Read to Feed.
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Read to Feed

Duration: 3-6 weeks
Elementary Age

Nurture a love of reading while helping others around the world with our reading incentive program. Students collect pledges based on number of books read or time spent reading.

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Learn more about Global Study Guides.
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Global Study Guides

Duration: You Choose
Middle or High School

Explore topics related to our work with these in-depth interactive guides. A great way to incorporate nonfiction reading about real-world issues, each topic contains links to articles and definitions of key terms, as well as videos, infographics, photos and more.

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Learn more about Milk Money Program.
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Milk Money Program

Duration: 1–2 Weeks
All Ages

Create a service project that raises money to help students like those in Tanzania have fresh milk to drink every day. Inspire your students to help young people like themselves with tips from our easy-to-follow teacher’s guide.

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Request a Speaker

We would love to come speak to your school about Heifer’s mission, and how supporters like you are helping us end world hunger and poverty.


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Design Your Own Fundraiser

Want to design your own fundraiser? You can do that! Be an active part of Heifer’s mission in whichever way you choose.