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2012-08-14 02:26:26

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Heifer International will host "Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table," on September 21, 2012 at the Montage Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. The event will be co-hosted by Diane Lane, Nina Jacobson, Jane Fonda, Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt and Tracey Ullman. Mary Steenburgen and Ted Danson will be honored for their support of and commitment to Heifer International's goals. Proceeds from the evening will directly benefit Heifer's mission to end hunger...

2011-06-07 12:04:00

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heifer Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary this year by continuing to provide an enduring funding source for Heifer International's programs to end world poverty and hunger while also setting a course for aggressive growth. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110607/DC15655) Heifer Foundation was founded in 1991 to provide ongoing financial backing for Heifer International's philosophy of "passing on the gift" by...

2010-01-14 11:44:00

Former board chair to serve as interim chief executive LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heifer International announced today that Jo Luck, president and chief executive officer, is beginning a new role, stepping away from her position as chief executive to write a book about her experiences with the global hunger and poverty organization. "Under Jo Luck's leadership, Heifer International has grown into one of the world's most prominent hunger and poverty partners,"...

2009-11-17 04:00:00

Franconia, N.H., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This holiday season, Garnet Hill continues its tradition of social advocacy by partnering with Heifer International, an organization dedicated to ending world hunger. As it has in the past with other like-minded initiatives, Garnet Hill will donate a portion of its proceeds during the holiday season and beyond to support Heifer International. Garnet Hill's approach to supporting a cause In the summer of 2009, Garnet Hill asked our...

2009-05-21 13:00:00

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Heifer Foundation today announced that Chief Financial Officer Ardyth Neill has been appointed acting President and Chief Executive Officer, replacing Janet K. Ginn. Mrs. Ginn and the Heifer Foundation Board of Trustees mutually agreed Mrs. Ginn should step down amid allegations of copyright infringement and plagiarism. This decision follows a thorough investigation conducted by the Board and outside legal counsel. "As a leading global...

2009-04-08 17:49:00

CBSStore.com Designer T-Shirt Will Raise Funds for Heifer's Work in Brazil NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CBS Consumer Products, a unit of CBS Entertainment, will join with HEIFER INTERNATIONAL, which uses livestock to combat hunger and poverty in more than 50 countries around the world, in a partnership to raise awareness and fight hunger in conjunction with the 18th season of "Survivor" set in Tocantins, Brazil. When fans donate to Heifer through CBSStore.com, the money...