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6/20/17

CARE Announces Letter-Writing, Social Media Campaign in Support of Refugees around the World

Letters of Hope initiative connects American youth with refugee children, invites others to express solidarity using #LettersOfHope

6/20/17

CNN.com: American kids want the world’s refugees to know they’re not forgotten

CNN.com wrote an extensive piece on CARE’s Letters of Hope campaign that connected American students with refugee children around the world. The story included photos from students at a Boulder, Co.

6/20/17

Yahoo News: ‘Kid-driven’ hope, from Boulder to a refugee camp in Kenya

Yahoo News wrote about CARE’s Letters of Hope campaign that connected Boulder, Co. children to refugee children around the world.

6/20/17

Metro New York: Letters of Hope campaign allows US students to connect with refugeecounterparts in Greece

Metro New York posted a story about New York City students at Trinity and Spence schools who wrote letters to Afghan refugees in Greece. The story included an interview with Monica Merlis, CARE USA’s director of community partnerships.

6/19/17

South Sudan Refugees: Fighting the Traumas of War

One night, 26-year-old Joyce watched in fear as her husband continued to drink and his behavior became increasingly erratic. Ever since they’d fled the war in South Sudan, her husband’s drinking had gotten worse and sometimes led to violent outbursts.

6/19/17

The New York Daily News: Send ‘hope’ on World Refugee Day to shed light on global crisis

The New York Daily News published an op-ed from Heather Higginbottom, CARE’s chief operating officer. The op-ed began with words penned by Safiyo, an 11-year-old Somalian refugee who noted that her life in the Dadaab refugee camp is “better” than what she fled at home.

6/19/17

Uganda Refugee Crisis: “There’s just not enough hospital beds for all these mothers”

At Ocea Health Center in the Rhino refugee settlement in Uganda, four mothers cradle their newborn babies having just given birth mere hours earlier.

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