Latest Heifer International Stories

2009-12-21 12:37:00

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The deep-rooted tradition of charitable giving at Projects In Knowledge (www.projectsinknowledge.com) is kicking into a higher gear during the 2009 holiday season.

2009-12-04 15:20:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It was Bing Crosby who immortalized a white Christmas in his 1942 hit single, but these days more and more eco-conscious consumers are dreaming of a green Christmas instead.

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.

2009-11-11 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In a massive effort to collect ideas for ending global poverty and hunger, Idea Aid (www.ideaaid.com), the world's first brainstorming benefit, will kick off with a live brainstorm event at Heifer Village in Little Rock, Ark.

2009-10-14 04:00:00

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- How do you gift wrap a goat? Or a cow, a pig, or a water buffalo? With Heifer International's "Most Important Gift Catalog in the World," you don't have to.

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.

2009-04-29 21:35:00

Tens of thousands of bloggers to focus on world hunger. SAN ANTONIO, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, April 29, tens of thousands of bloggers from all over the world are writing about world hunger - and the hope that is provided by organizations like Heifer International - as part of Bloggers Unite For Hunger And Hope, a campaign designed to draw attention to the increasingly urgent problem of world hunger and to raise funds for Heifer International's "Pass on the Gift" campaign. The...

2009-04-29 21:28:00

Recognized for providing leadership in responsible use of land LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Heifer International's world headquarters in Little Rock, Ark., a LEED(R) platinum-certified facility built atop Arkansas' largest brownfield reclamation site, has been named one of 10 recipients of the Urban Land Institute's 2009 Awards for Excellence. The Heifer International world headquarters uses 52 percent less energy than a comparable conventional office building. The mission...

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.

2009-04-02 04:06:00

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is a reason that poverty plays a major role in the environmental problems of many developing countries around the world. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090402/NYFNST01 ) Heifer International understands that poverty forces people into short-term choices based solely on their desperate need for food.

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