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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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4/24/19

CARE Responds to UN Resolution on Sexual Violence

WASHINGTON (April 24, 2019) – The global humanitarian and development organization CARE has issued the following statement in response to the UN resolution on sexual violence in conflict.
 
David Ray, CARE USA’s Vice President of Policy and Advocacy, said:
 

4/17/19

White House Veto of Bill to Stop Saudi Military Support in Yemen 'Violates the Clear Will of the American People'

WASHINGTON - CARE, the global humanitarian and development organization delivering assistance across Yemen, condemns yesterday’s White House veto of the bipartisan resolution from Congress demanding an end to U.S. involvement in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen.

3/25/19

CARE to Honor Chef José Andrés, Michèle Flournoy, U.S. Reps. Lowey and Granger as Humanitarian Leaders

WASHINGTON—CARE, the global humanitarian and development organization focused on women and girls, is pleased to announce the following honorees for its Global Leaders Network (GLN) Awards:

2/27/19

CARE’s Heather Higginbottom to Congress: We Retreat from Development Work 'At Our Own Peril'

WASHINGTON—CARE USA Chief Operating Officer, Heather Higginbottom, told a congressional committee today that “continued American engagement in diplomacy and development is essential in building a future worth having for ourselves, our children, and our neighbors around the world.”

2/7/19

CARE Welcomes U.S. Administration Attention to Women’s Global Economic Empowerment

WASHINGTON—CARE USA welcomes the launch of the Trump administration’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (WGDP) initiative to economically empower 50 million women around the world through 2025.

1/8/19

CARE: Trump’s Border Policies 'Self-Defeating and Inhumane'

WASHINGTON—CARE, the global humanitarian and development organization, calls the Trump Administration’s approach to border security “self-defeating and inhumane.”
 
Sheba Crocker, CARE USA’s Vice President of Humanitarian Policy and Practice, said:

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