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Timothy Reilly's students raised over $1,000 with Read to Feed. “Again, my kids LOVED participating in this and I am positive this made a huge impact on them, especially after hearing stories that the parents are telling me.
Woodland Elementary School/Purdue Partnership Fourth-graders Emma Farrand and Rhonda Smith said they were surprised to hear the stories of some of the families that have been helped through the program
Meghan Costello, a Purdue senior and part of Heifer International's Purdue chapter, said the pilot was a success and hopes to see the program expand not only within Woodland but to other schools.
CITY OF SANTA CLARITA | FRIDAY, — Families across Santa Clarita are casting votes for beehives, goats and chickens as part of a program called Read to Feed by Heifer International. The Read to Feed program in a nationwide campaign that allows children an opportunity to connect their reading...
Elyse Kaner: — Students in Tricia Miller's classes at Westwood Middle School recently raised $876, the largest amount so far among her world cultures classes, to help people half-way around the world.
Twin Lakes, Wisconsin — Third grade students at Lakewood school have been busy reading books for pleasure, to become better readers, and at the same time they have been helping end world hunger and improve the environment through Heifer International's Read to Feed program.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — At a time when fewer children are reading fewer books, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Nobel and Gandhi Prize recipient and human rights activist from South Africa, has voiced his support for Heifer International's Read to Feed® program in his home country.
By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: — MORRILTON — At the beginning of the school year, Heather Zinser's fourth-grade class began collecting money for a Heifer Project International program called Connecting Small Family Farms to the Market. The students set a goal of $150—and they exceeded it.
Seventy years ago this summer, the first shipment of heifers was sent overseas to aid hungry families in Puerto Rico. It was the start of what became one of Heifer International’s oldest and most thrilling stories.