Help Our Community Address Global Warming

Posted by Heifer Sacramento On Saturday, October 03, 2009 0 comments
350.org

Help Our Community Address Global Warming - October 23 and 24.

This is part of a world-wide event on October 24th to raise awareness about climate change and energy conservation necessary to reduce our carbon footprint. We are attempting to collect and distribute 700 compact florescent light bulbs at booths at 2 Soil Born Farm Stand locations, one on Friday Oct. 23, 12:30 to 2:30 at Center of Praise, 10455 Investment Circle, Rancho Cordova, and the other on Saturday, October 24 8:30 to2:30 at Soil Borns’ American River Farm, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova from 8:30 to 2:30. We will provide CFL’s to those who might otherwise not be able to use the energy efficient bulbs.
This event will also include information about Heifer’s work, ideas for conserving energy, children’s art table, CFL costumes, and preparation of materials to be sent to local politicians.Donations are needed to provide more CFL’s.
Also volunteers are needed to man the booths in two-hour shifts. All are encouraged to come, learn, and have fun.
You will also have the opportunity to buy fabulous organic vegetables at the Soil Born Farms Stand.The event is sponsored by a partnership of Heifer International, Soil Born Farms, Sustainability Team of Spiritual Life Center, and 350.org. Contact Person: Pat Sayer-Handley (psayerhandley@yahoo.com).
Bookmark and Share

October 26 Meeting Announcement

Posted by Cheryl On Sunday, September 06, 2009 0 comments
The next regular meeting of Sac Heifer Volunteers is scheduled for Monday, October 26 at 6 pm. We meet in the Board Room at Campus Commons, 650 Commons Drive, Sacramento. The room is on the second floor. Phone number of the room is 924-9555. Here is a link to a map, http://www.mapquest.com/maps?city=Sacramento&state=CA&address=650+Commons+Drive

Eliza Penick, our regional volunteer coordinator from Seattle, will be at the meeting.

Ongoing, meetings are set for the third Monday of the month; however, this meeting is set for the fourth Monday so that Eliza can join us.

- - - - - -

Here's a recent message from Eliza Pennick: I want to alert you of the appearance of Nicholas Kristof (author of Half the Sky) on Oprah Winfrey’s show on October 1. Heifer will be mentioned, possibly even have a segment featuring Tererai Trent on the show. They will point to five or six charities and we will be featured.
Last time Heifer was mentioned on Heifer we were bombarded with calls & inquiries!

Back story to Kristof's appearance on Oprah: Here is a full article about women & development as covered in "Half the Sky":
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/23/magazine/23Women-t.html?pagewanted=1&_r=3&tr=y&auid=5219574&msource=EB1H090001 Toward the end of the article he relates the story of Tererai, an incredible woman who now works for Heifer, and who was inspired -- by an early meeting with Jo Luck, President of the Board of Heifer -- to perservere against many obstacles in her African home village.
Bookmark and Share

Northwest Earth Institute Discussion Courses

Posted by Amy On Saturday, August 29, 2009 0 comments
The Heifer Sacramento discussion group is currently participating in a discussion of Discovering a Sense of Place, which focuses on knowing and protecting the place we live. On August 21 we went on a paddle trip to Stone Lakes National Willdlife Refuge to learn more about our bioregion.



Our next discussion course will be Choices for Sustainable Living, which offers practical ways to preserve the Earth for future generations. The first meeting will be September 9 at 11:30am at El Torrero restaurant (formally Taco Loco). For more information contact JoAnn at 685-4222 or jp10299@yahoo.com
Bookmark and Share

Sacramento Area Heifer Volunteer Meeting

Posted by Heifer Sacramento On Sunday, August 09, 2009 0 comments
When: Monday August 17, 2009

Where: Campus Commons Board Meeting Room
650 Commons Drive, Sacramento Ca 95825

Time: 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Bookmark and Share

Welcome to Heifer Sacramento

Posted by Heifer Sacramento On Saturday, July 18, 2009 0 comments
We are in the process of constructing a site for the Heifer Volunteers in the Sacramento Area. Check back later for more information about Heifer events in the Sacramento Area.
Bookmark and Share

Heifer International Blog

News & Events

Check this space for the latest news about Heifer in Sacramento.

Our next volunteer meeting is Jan 8, 2017 at 6 pm.

Interested? Visitors are always welcome. Email us (heifersacramento at gmail dot com) for location details.




Join Heifer Sacramento
Email: heifersacramento@gmail.com

Jill Kilty Newburn
Area Community Engagement Manager, Heifer International
Email jill.kiltynewburn@heifer.org

Teresa Fung
Blog Editor, Heifer Sacramento
Email heifersacramento@gmail.com

Suellen Rowlison
Chico/North State, Heifer Contact
Email suellen@garlic.com

Follow by Email

Upcoming Events

Heifer Volunteer Blogs

About Us

Heifer in Sacramento is a grassroots volunteer group in Northern California, with a common goal of fulfilling Heifer International's basic mission - "To end hunger and save the earth by passing on the gift to others." We are an extension of Heifer International and together we are improving our world and the lives of resource-poor families while building the foundation for a peaceful world in practical, down-to-earth ways.