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07 Sep, 2016, 14:11 ET Heifer International Partners with The MasterCard Foundation to Benefit 25,000 Youth in East Africa

Heifer International today announced a five-year, US$18 million partnership with The MasterCard Foundation to design and implement a program that...


07 Jun, 2016, 10:00 ET Emmy Award Winning Actress Uzo Aduba Visits Heifer International Farmers in Uganda

 Emmy Award winning actress Uzo Aduba just returned from a Heifer International visit in Uganda where she got an in-depth look at Heifer's...


17 Nov, 2015, 08:00 ET Get into the Holiday Spirit with Heifer International

 This holiday season, Heifer International wants to making gift-giving easy, festive and fun, but always with a focus on helping families...


08 Dec, 2014, 13:51 ET Take the Stress Out of Holiday Shopping with Heifer International's Gift Finder

Tis the season for giving—and this year Heifer International created the Heifer Gift Finder to help you find that special something for that...


04 Dec, 2014, 18:13 ET Heifer International Host Family Friendly Holiday Events: Animals, Shopping and Food, Oh My!

Searching for a one-of-a-kind adventure and the perfect gifts this Holiday season? Find them both at Heifer Farm's annual Holiday Living Gift...


03 Dec, 2014, 15:00 ET Heifer International host family friendly holiday events: Animals, Shopping and Food, Oh My

 Searching for the perfect gifts this Holiday season? Find them at the Living Gift Markets held in December at Heifer Village in Little Rock or...


19 Nov, 2014, 13:00 ET South African Man Attempts To Circumnavigate the Globe From East to West and Pole-to-Pole Using Only Human Power

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19, 2014 The following is being released by Heifer International: WHAT Angelo Wilkie-Page is embarking on a mission to become...


16 Jan, 2014, 01:00 ET 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 &...


15 Jan, 2014, 11:04 ET 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)...


13 Dec, 2013, 10:50 ET 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...


02 Dec, 2013, 11:46 ET 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...


24 Oct, 2013, 10:00 ET 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...


21 Aug, 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

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


27 Mar, 2013, 17:15 ET 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...


29 Nov, 2012, 10:05 ET 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...


12 Oct, 2012, 10:00 ET 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" ...


14 Aug, 2012, 08:00 ET 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...


01 Dec, 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...


19 Oct, 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...


21 Sep, 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...


22 Nov, 2010, 12:21 ET 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...


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

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


16 Jun, 2010, 15:30 ET 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...


14 Jan, 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,...


14 Oct, 2009, 05:00 ET Better Than a Sweater for Christmas

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...