Heifer helps farmers in Arkansas and abroad to connect to local markets and generate sustainable incomes.


Heifer’s mission is to end hunger and poverty while caring for the earth. For more than 70 years, Heifer International has provided livestock and training in sustainable agriculture to improve the lives of those who struggle daily for reliable sources of food and income. Heifer is currently working in more than 20 countries, including the U.S., to help families and communities become more self-reliant.

In Arkansas, Heifer brings farmers together to build rural, farmer-owned cooperatives in communities that need them most. These cooperatives provide shared services such as marketing, packaging, distribution, credit and loan services.


Support local farmers in Arkansas at one (or both) of Heifer’s summer events. Urban Farm Fest (June 6, 2019) features food trucks, local brews and yard games. Feast in the Field (June 7, 2019) is a sophisticated evening featuring local food and community spirit.

Both events will be held on the grounds of Heifer’s global headquarters, adjacent to the Clinton Presidential Center. For more details, visit Heifer.org/FeastInTheField


• Give a life-changing gift to a family in need through the Heifer catalog. Visit Heifer.org/GiftCatalog to learn more.

• While Heifer helps farmers worldwide, you can directly support farmers here in Arkansas through Heifer USA. Visit Heifer.org/USA.

• Inspire your community to end hunger and poverty by fundraising for Heifer. Visit Heifer.org/Fundraise.

• Host your next meeting or event at the Heifer International Campus in Little Rock or Heifer Ranch in Perryville. Visit Heifer.org/Rentals.


Contributions: 95%
Grants: 3%
Programs and Events: 1%
Other: 1%

Established: 1944

Employees: Approximately 260 U.S. and 750 International Employees

Service Area: Africa, Asia, Americas

Pierre Ferrari


Francine Anthony
Ertharin Cousin, Ambassador
Arlene Withers
Jay A. Wittmeyer
Susan Grant, Chair
Nikolaus Hutter
Randi Hedin
Pete Kappelman, Vice Chair
Thomas Kemper
Jerry Jones

Esther Cohen
Ashley Stone
Dr. Eduardo Stein
Doug Galen
Josephine Oguta
Steven Yung
Tom Hadfield
George Petty, Heifer International Foundation Chair

1 World Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72202


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