Peter Bell, a former president and CEO of CARE, one of the world’s largest humanitarian organizations, died after a five-month battle with cancer at Massachusetts General...
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.
We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.
CARE: Celebrating 20 Years in Atlanta
In October 1993, the global poverty-fighting organization CARE moved its headquarters to Atlanta. Twenty years later, we held a celebration marking the special anniversary.
Every Monday through Friday, approximately 200 people fill CARE's five-story office building in Downtown Atlanta. There, they keep tabs on and help support humanitarian missions and fight poverty in more than 80 countries on every continent except for Antarctica.
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