Latest Heifer International Stories

2011-07-23 00:00:40

Nation's leading animal health company focuses philanthropic efforts on helping U.S. families raise livestock Madison, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2011 To help educate impoverished families in the United States about how to farm successfully, and to promote self-sufficiency and fight hunger, Pfizer Animal Health has made a $65,000 contribution to Heifer International"”world renowned for its efforts to end poverty and protect the environment. "We're helping farmers establish themselves so...

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...

2011-06-02 10:00:00

GREENFIELD, Ind., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As global food insecurity reaches all-time highs, Elanco seeks to be an example of how one company can impact this growing crisis. Today, the company announced its commitment to end hunger for 100,000 families globally through a partnership with Heifer International. Elanco, a division of Eli Lilly and Company, a leading global pharmaceutical corporation, is also dedicated to helping create a hunger-free community for children around its...

2011-04-22 09:46:00

CHICAGO, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, April 15th, 2011 Mediaplanet published one of the most comprehensive guides to Conquering Hunger and distributed it to millions with the help of the Global FoodBanking Network, Feeding America, and Heifer International. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100820/CG52983LOGO) Ellen Gustafson Discusses World Hunger and Its Relation to Rising Obesity Rates: Ellen Gustafson, founder and executive director of 30 Projects, argues...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.