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NPR: Aid Groups In Ethiopia Reshape Approach In New Era Of Climate Change

A widespread drought – the worst in 50 years - is severely impacting Ethiopia.  NPR Correspondent Gregory Warner traveled to the country to learn how the population of mostly...


WSBTV: CARE Package turns 70 years old

The term “CARE package” was coined 70 years ago when CARE sent its  first shipment of packages of food to WWII survivors in 1946. Over 100 million packages have been packed...


NPR's The Salt: Care Packages: How the U.S. Won Hearts Through Stomachs After WWII

Renate Senter remembers receiving her first CARE package with vivid detail. The 77-year-old, once a WWII refugee, received the packages of food and other life-saving supplies...


Associated Press: WWII Survivor Living in Florida Helps Syrian Refugee

Renate Senter recalls what life was like as a 5-year-old WWII refugee. She remembers hiding under stairways and the sounds of war. One memory stands out. That is the day she...


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...