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4/8/16

Washington Post: The beautiful bond between WWII refugees and Syria’s displaced children

Gunter Nitsch's family was among the first ever recipients of the original “care package,” a generic term now but which originated with the humanitarian organization CARE (...

4/6/16

Fox News: WWII Survivors write letters to inspire, comfort Syrian refugees

Helga Kissell remembers fondly when she was a refugee from WWII struggling to survive and then received her first CARE package of flour, powdered milk, chocolate, eggs and...

3/31/16

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt: WWII Refugee pays it forward with Care package to Syrian refugee

Once a child refugee herself, Helga penned a letter to 16-year-old Sajeda, a Syrian refugee. The NBC story - which ran as part of its “Making a Difference” segment - featured...

3/28/16

CCTV America: Hand-written letters let refugees know they're not alone

In a CCTV broadcast, 87-year-old Helga Kissell discusses her past as a WWII refugee in a heartfelt letter to inspire Sajeda, a Syrian refugee.

3/16/16

ABC News.com: WWII Refugees Send Letters of Hope and Compassion to Syrian Refugee Children

Though it was nearly 70 years ago, Gunter Nitsch remembers clearly what life as a refugee was like. In 1949, he and his family were living in a refugee camp in Western...

3/15/16

Huffington Post: What to do for Refugees? Start With a Message of Hope

In a Huffington Post blog, Michelle Nunn, president and CEO of CARE, urges people to send Syrian refugees a message of hope, as the war drags into its sixth year.

3/11/16

The Indy Channel WRTV - Indianapolis WWII refugee sends note to young Syrian boy

In the midst of the Syrian crisis, Indianapolis local and WWII refugee Dr. Joseph Wernicke penned a positive note to a 12-year-old refugee, Shadi. Wernicke was contacted by...

3/10/16

AJC.com: Former WWII refugees send letters of hope to Syrian children

CARE asked a group of former World War II refugees, now living in the U.S. to send letters of encouragement to Syrian refugee children living in Jordan.

3/9/16

Chicago Tribune: In 1948, this WWII refugee got a CARE package from America. Last month, he paid it back

Gunter Nitsch is proof that for many former refugees, life gets better. That’s why the 78-year-old Chicago resident wrote a letter to a Zaher, an 8-year-old Syrian refugee,...

3/8/16

Yahoo: Empowering Girls Through Education in Guatemala

Yahoo Beauty Editor, Alexandra Perron, traveled to Guatemala with CARE and Hain Celestial.

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