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Marketplace: Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the first CARE packages sent to Europe

On May 11, 1946, the tradition of sending CARE packages began. Those first boxes of food and supplies that Americans sent to WWII refugees in Europe were delivered to...


Associated Press: Today in History

The history of the CARE package was the lead item in the Associated Press’ “Today in History” feature on May 11.

5/11/16 Here's what was inside the first-ever 'Care Package' published a story about the history of the CARE Package. The story featured an interview with Renate Senter, of the original CARE package recipients who described...

5/11/16 The First CARE Package, the web site of the History Channel, posted a story about the first CARE packages sent to WWII refugees in Europe. The story featured an interview with Renate...


The Philadelphia Inquirer: The hope that CARE package brings still lives

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the CARE Package, Michelle Nunn, CARE's president and CEO, penned an op-ed in The Philadelphia Inquirer. The commentary noted the...


ABC7 Chicago: Global Humanitarian Group CARE Package Celebrates 70th Anniversary

When disaster strikes, the humanitarian group CARE is often among the first to help. This month CARE celebrates the 70th anniversary of the CARE package, the life-saving...


Good Morning Washington: CARE Celebrates 70 years of the CARE Package

CARE celebrated 70 years of the CARE package at the CARE National Conference in Washington DC.


WSB-TV: Group asks for help providing relief to earthquake victims in Ecuador

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck on Ecuador's coast on April 16. CARE responded to the crisis providing water and other essential supplies to victims, Holly Frew, CARE's...


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 (...


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...