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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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Afghan Families Receiving Assistance After Quake

KABUL, Afghanistan (November 4, 2015) — Following joint assessments to identify the worst hit areas by the 7.5 magnitude earthquake on October 26th, CARE started delivering...


Powerful Earthquake May Worsen Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (October 26, 2015) — A powerful earthquake struck northern Afghanistan Monday afternoon, with tremors felt as far as Pakistan and India. Afghans in Kabul...


First Monsoon, Now Winter: People in Nepal Still Struggle Six Months After Earthquake

KATHMANDU (October 13, 2015) — Having gotten through the heavy rains of the Monsoon in temporary shelters, 2.8 million people in Nepal are soon to face freezing temperatures...


CARE’s intranet wins TAG Social Savvy Award

Employee online resource, The Village, recognized for “building a Village beyond bandwidth”


Syria Crisis: David Ray testifies before U.S. Congress on humanitarian crisis

WASHINGTON-(October 8, 2015)-- CARE’s Vice President of Advocacy, David Ray testified before U.S. Congress in the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Middle East and North...


Child Marriage Trumps Girls’ Education in 26 Countries, CARE Finds in Report

“Vows of Poverty” report identifies countries where more girls marry before age 18 than enroll in secondary school; CARE calls for greater support of adolescent girls to mark...


Statement on Aid Worker Deaths in Afghanistan

CARE extends its deepest sympathies to the family members and colleagues of those killed inside a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital hit during air attacks in Kunduz,...


El Niño: More than 20 million to be affected; urgent actions needed to reduce impact of disasters, says CARE

In a year of unprecedented humanitarian need, El Niño is putting tens of millions of people at risk of drought and floods. CARE is scaling up life-saving assistance and urges...


UNGA: CARE pledges to economically empower 30 million more women by 2020

Women’s economic empowerment critical for achieving gender equality 


CARE Extends Help to Refugees in the Balkans

CROATIA (September 22, 2015) — The international aid organization CARE has expanded its assistance for refugees crossing into Serbia and Croatia, hoping to make their way...