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Radhika Jones, James Quincey, Bea Perez, and Andrew Young & Carolyn Young to be Honored at the 6th Annual CARE Impact Awards

Awards ceremony to be hosted by Al Roker and Deborah Roberts with a special musical performance by Sheila E.

New York, New York (October 17, 2023)CARE, the leading humanitarian organization dedicated to saving lives, defeating poverty, and achieving social justice by empowering women and girls, announced today that the 6th annual CARE Impact Awards will take place on Wednesday, November 8th, 2023, at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City.

Al Roker, Feature and Weather Anchor of TODAY and Co-Host of the 3rd Hour of TODAY, and Deborah Roberts, Senior National Affairs Correspondent of ABC News and Co-Host of ABC’s 20/20, will host the awards ceremony with a special performance from award-winning percussionist and drummer Sheila E. The program will recognize extraordinary individuals dedicated to the pursuit of bold ideas and the determination of the human spirit. Each honoree will be recognized for their philanthropy, activism, and groundbreaking work to further CARE’s mission around the globe.

2023 CARE Impact Awards Honorees:

  • Radhika Jones, Editor in Chief, Vanity Fair, CARE Impact Award for Visionary Leadership
  • James Quincey, Chairman and CEO, The Coca-Cola Company, CARE Impact Award for Corporate Leadership
  • Bea Perez, Senior Vice President & Chief Communications, Sustainability & Strategic Partnerships Officer, The Coca‑Cola Company and Chair of The Coca-Cola Foundation, CARE Impact Award for Corporate Leadership
  • Andrew Young, Chairman, Andrew J. Young Foundation, CARE Impact Award for Lifetime Achievement
  • Carolyn Young, Vice Chair, Andrew J. Young Foundation, CARE Impact Award for Lifetime Achievement

“Even through all the changes and crises we face as a global community, our team remains steadfast in our mission to ensure people around the world live with dignity, security, and prosperity,” said Michelle Nunn, President and CEO of CARE USA. “The Impact Awards is an evening to celebrate the hope we see in our work everyday, and will continue to see as we help families seek a better life for themselves and their communities.”

The evening will help raise awareness and funds for CARE’s humanitarian and development work around the world. MathWorks is the Global Presenting Partner and Delta Air Lines is the Global Leadership Partner, joined by Jay and Vanessa Halik and Chang Park. Cargill and UPS are CARE’s Global Ambassadors.

For a full list of Host Committee Members and more information, visit www.careimpactawards.org.

About CARE
Founded in 1945 with the creation of the CARE Package®, CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. CARE places special focus on working alongside women and girls. Equipped with the proper resources, women and girls have the power to lift whole families and entire communities out of poverty. This year, CARE and partners worked in 111 countries implementing 1,600 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects and initiatives that reached 174,000,000 people. To learn more, visit www.care.org.

Caroline Humphrey
(212) 691-2800

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