Friday, July 18, 2008

Heifer International

Cortney over at Cortney Chronicles donated a flock of chicks through Heifer International in my name as an award for commenting on her blogiversary post. What an amazing award/gift that was, but not only for me. The chicks were given to a needy family. This is what the chicks can do...
Chicks: A Good Choice
A flock of chicks can help families from Cameroon to the Caribbean add nourishing, life-sustaining eggs to their inadequate diets.
The protein in just one egg is a nutritious gift for a hungry child. Protein-packed eggs from even a single chicken can make a life-saving difference.
Heifer helps many hungry families with a starter flock of 10 to 50 chicks. A good hen can lay up to 200 eggs a year - plenty to eat, share or sell.
Because chickens require little space and can thrive on readily available food scraps, families can make money from the birds without spending much. And chickens help control insects and fertilize gardens.

Every family that receives the gift of livestock promises to share the gift by giving the off-spring to other needy families. I love that! What a wonderful organization.

Thank you Cortney!


  1. Yay! I'm glad you like them and way to educate your many blog readers on Heifer!

    I saw a new Infomercial product I'm thinking of buying.

  2. Congratulations! What a neat program.

  3. Wow. That is way better than what I thought this award was. That Corney's making a difference in this world!

  4. Congrats and what a great award.

    World Vision has a catalog, and you can buy items such as blankets, a well of water, goats, etc. ....fruit trees.....all different price ranges, but they go to help people in impoverished countries.

    My son's Kindergarten class collected money all year to buy goats, the kids learned so much about how goats can help a family....they can breed them, use their milk, sell some milk, sell offspring....such neat ways to give.