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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. on Saturday, November 14, 2009. Mensa Process, the only organization with rights to brainstorm with Mensa members to solve problems for corporate clients, is working in conjunction with Heifer International, a U.S.-based humanitarian...

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. All you need to do is point and click, let your fingers do the walking, or fill out the order form and mail it back. Soon, your goat, cow, pig or water buffalo will be delivered to a family in need, minus the tape, ribbons and bows, and it will be welcomed with smiles, laughter and the...

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...

2009-04-29 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. When fans donate to Heifer through CBSStore.com, the money...

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. For many farmers the alternative to cutting trees for firewood or putting animals on overgrazed land -- practices that...

2009-03-26 14:53:00

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April is Heifer's Pass on the Gift month, a global celebration that brings together Heifer supporters and communities around the world dedicated to ending hunger and poverty. This year, consider passing on the gift of your tax refund to make a lasting difference in a world struggling to cope with the wild swings of economic forces. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090326/DC89764 ) As a sound tax-deductible gift, here's...

2008-07-29 18:00:51

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Heifer International and Elanco today announced that they have signed a corporate partnership agreement. Heifer International is a world hunger organization. Elanco is an animal health company headquartered in Greenfield, Indiana, that has offices in 30 countries around the world. Elanco makes veterinary medicines and products to improve animal health and productivity. The partnership will engage the unique talents of Elanco's employees in the...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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