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CARE is one of the world's largest private international humanitarian organizations, committed to helping families in poor communities improve their lives and achieve lasting victories over poverty. The organization was founded in 1945, when 22 American organizations came together to rush lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. CARE quickly became a trusted vehicle for the compassion and generosity of millions. Originally located in New York City, we moved our headquarters to Atlanta, Georgia, in 1993. We are located at 151 Ellis Street, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2440 USA.
 
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12/1/14

CARE Celebrates UN General Assembly’s Resolution on Child, Early and Forced Marriage

Historic resolution aims to combat child marriage around the world

11/28/14

UN climate talks: COP20 Must Deliver Blueprint for Ambitious, Just Climate Deal

(November 28, 2014) – Ahead of the UN ‘COP20’ climate talks in Lima, Peru, CARE International says governments must succeed in delivering a blue print for an ambitious and...

11/25/14

Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Travels with CARE to See Better Solutions to Women’s Health in Cambodia

Members of Congress witness how strong health systems create healthy, self-sufficient moms and families

11/25/14

On Giving Tuesday, the Giving Goes Both Ways at CARE

Humanitarian group launches e-catalog, holds Donor Appreciation Telethon, and more to celebrate national day of giving

11/25/14

Ebola: CARE responds to prevent spread across borders in West Africa

ATLANTA (Nov. 25, 2014) - As efforts continue to contain the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, CARE is escalating its response to help prevent the spread of the virus...

11/20/14

This Holiday Season, Give A Gift of Lasting Change

CARE unveils e-catalog of gifts that help eliminate global poverty

11/11/14

CARE TEAMS WITH GLAMOUR ON THE GIRL PROJECT: A GLOBAL INIATIVE CHAMPIONING GIRLS' EDUCATION

CARE Among Organizations to Partner with Glamour to Break Down Barriers Preventing Girls From Attending School CARE Project Participant Ana Cecilia Cortez Named as Honoree

11/11/14

CARE, H&M and H&M Conscious Foundation Collaborate on a Holiday Campaign to Further Women’s Economic Empowerment in Ethiopia

ATLANTA - The global poverty-fighting organization CARE is a beneficiary of H&M’s 2014 holiday campaign. Funds from the promotion, which runs from Nov. 13 to Dec.

11/7/14

Humanitarian aid has saved lives of hundreds of thousands, yet more assistance needed for full recovery

CARE has reached more than 318,000 people with food, shelter and livelihood support. Women play powerful role to help families get back on their feet

10/30/14

South Sudan: CARE Staff Safe Amidst Heavy Fighting Around Bentiu

(Juba, SOUTH SUDAN) CARE South Sudan confirms its staff remain safe as heavy fighting between government and opposition forces continues for a fourth day around the town of...

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CARE Names Michelle Nunn New President and CEO

CARE Applauds Senate Passage of the Farm Bill That Includes Lifesaving Reforms to U.S. Food Aid

WASHINGTON (Feb. 4, 2014) - CARE applauds the Senate approval of reforms to the U.S. international food assistance program contained in the 2014 Farm Bill under the leadership of Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), working with Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS), and House colleagues, Rep. Frank Lucas (R-OK) and Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN).  

CARE Applauds Introduction of International Violence Against Women Act

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ATLANTA (Nov. 21, 2013) — CARE USA hailed the introduction today of H.R. 3571, the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA), by Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Nita Lowey (D-NY), Richard Hanna (R-NY), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Chris Gibson (R-NY) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL). This bipartisan legislation aims to make ending gender-based violence (GBV) a top diplomatic priority of the United States.

CARE to Reclaim its Iconic CARE Package® Roots in New Ad Campaign by Brunner

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ATLANTA (Nov. 13, 2013)—The global poverty-fighting organization CARE and its creative agency of record, Brunner, have brought back the iconic CARE Package® in a new ad campaign that debuts in November. The campaign recalls the origin of the CARE Package but through a contemporary lens that showcases the sustainable solutions to poverty that define CARE’s work today.

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