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

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

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5/12/16

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 in 1946 when she and her family fled Poland. "It was my first day of school and all the children got one," she says. "And I remember it was a small package — burgundy. And in white letters, it said 'CARE' on it," she told NPR's The Salt blog. The story also included an interview with CARE President and CEO, Michelle Nunn who noted that CARE is helping Syrian refugees with modern-day CARE package of sorts: providing debit cards to refugees. Read the story here

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