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Mar 10, 2014, 14:08 ET
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Heifer International Celebrates 70th Anniversary by Launching "Beyond Hunger: Communities of Change" Campaign to Support Family Farmers

Heifer International is proud to celebrate its 70th Anniversary during the United Nations-recognized International Year of Family Farming, a time...

Jan 16, 2014, 01:00 ET
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Heifer International Receives $25.5M Grant to Expand Its East Africa Dairy Development Program - 'Milk for Health and Wealth'

More than 100,000 farmers to benefit in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania Heifer International received a $25.5 million grant from the Bill &...

Jan 15, 2014, 11:04 ET
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Heifer International Receives $25.5M Grant to Expand Its East Africa Dairy Development Program -- 'Milk for Health and Wealth'

Heifer International received a $25.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expand the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD)...

Dec 13, 2013, 10:50 ET
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Helping Those Less Fortunate is on Everyone's Christmas List

A Gift to Heifer International Will Give Joy This Holiday The old adage that it's better to give than receive rings especially true at...

Dec 02, 2013, 11:46 ET
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Give Back Through Heifer International on #GivingTuesday and Make Nine Times the Impact

Heifer International Highlighted by Bill and Melinda Gates as Part of #GivingTuesday Campaign  Tuesday, Dec. 3, marks the 2nd annual...

Oct 24, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Heifer International and The ONE Campaign Create Initiative to End Extreme Poverty

 Heifer International and The ONE Campaign share similar missions – fighting to bring an end to hunger and extreme poverty. Now, Heifer...

Aug 21, 2013, 18:10 ET
Heifer International Hosts 2nd Annual "Beyond Hunger: A Place At The Table" To Help End World Hunger And Poverty Honoring Special Guest: Susan Sarandon.  (PRNewsFoto/Heifer International)

Heifer International Hosts 2nd Annual "Beyond Hunger: A Place At The Table" To Help End World Hunger And Poverty Honoring Special Guest: Susan Sarandon

Heifer International will host the 2nd Annual "Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table," gala event on September 19, 2013 at the Montage Beverly...

Mar 27, 2013, 17:15 ET
"The Voice" contestant Cody Belew issues the single "Say Love" on April 1 to benefit Heifer International.  (PRNewsFoto/Heifer International)

Season 3 "The Voice" Contestant Cody Belew to Release "Say Love," Will Benefit Heifer International

Belew's new single, "Say Love," is available April 1, but he says "hunger is no joke." April 1 will see many people falling victim to one...

Nov 29, 2012, 10:05 ET
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Heifer International Publishes Tablet Magazine App

First of its Kind by a Development Nonprofit Heifer International, the global hunger and poverty nonprofit, is entering the digital...

Oct 12, 2012, 10:00 ET
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Heifer International Releases 2012 Holiday Gift Catalog

Make a life-changing difference this holiday with the gift of a goat, cow or chicks from the "Most Important Gift Catalog in the World" ...

Aug 14, 2012, 08:00 ET
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Heifer International Hosts "Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table" To Battle World Hunger And Poverty

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...

Dec 01, 2011, 14:45 ET

Heifer International's differentiator: Sustainability

There's a reason that animal gifts are popular right now. The idea is fun; the animal is cute, easy to give as an alternative gift and is readily...

Oct 19, 2011, 13:00 ET

iPad® Shopping App Catalog Spree Features Heifer International

Giving now easier than ever with first in-app donation shopping function LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heifer...

Oct 11, 2011, 13:00 ET
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Coming Soon: Heifer International's Life-Changing Catalog

'Most Important Gift Catalog in the World' reflects true giving spirit Coming soon to mailboxes across the United States is Heifer...

Sep 21, 2011, 12:15 ET

Heifer International to Announce Commitment to Action at Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting

Food security, income for Haiti's rural residents goal of five-year program Heifer International has committed to help rebuild rural communities...

Nov 22, 2010, 12:21 ET
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Make a Video, Change a Life: Heifer International Contest Invites Entrants to Help End Hunger and Poverty

Do you like to make videos? Do you want to make a difference, to help change the world? If the answer is yes then you should visit...

Oct 28, 2010, 14:56 ET
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Entrepreneur, Visionary Pierre Ferrari Named Heifer CEO

Heifer International—a global nonprofit leader of sustainable agricultural development for smallholder farmers—today named Pierre U....

Jun 16, 2010, 15:30 ET
Heifer International President Jo Luck today was named co-recipient of The World Food Prize - only the third woman to be so honored - for her work through Heifer to ensure availability and sustainability of food to people in need around the world. (PRNewsFoto/Heifer International)

Heifer International Jo Luck Co-winner of Prestigious World Food Prize

Heifer International President Jo Luck today was named co-recipient of The World Food Prize—only the third woman to be so honored—for...

Jan 14, 2010, 11:44 ET

Heifer International CEO Jo Luck Moving to New Role

Former board chair to serve as interim chief executive Heifer International announced today that Jo Luck, president and chief executive officer,...

Jan 13, 2010, 19:20 ET

Heifer International Issues Appeal to Aid Haiti Earthquake Victims

Aid will follow first-responders to help families rebuild lives, livelihoods Heifer International is issuing an emergency appeal for funds to...