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Giving Tuesday: Donor Thank-A-Thon, World Giving Record and Celebrity Chef Virtual Potluck Top CARE’s Menu

Poverty-fighting organization offers variety of ways to support CARE’s mission on day dedicated to giving


CARE’s History Tells Us: No Fear Can Match American Compassion

The last week has shaken people around the world. Terrorized us. We have been left disturbed and off balance in the wake of the violence in Beirut and Paris. It makes us...


A Walk for Lasting Change

I have to confess that sometimes I bribe my children — with a doughnut or an ice cream — so they will join me in this or that community service project.


Syrian Refugee Crisis: Birth from the womb of death

A week ago, all alone and in labor, Mariam, 37, rushed herself to the hospital to give birth to her tiny daughter, Aya. With her relatives and husband in Syria, Mariam has...


Cash is Key to Recovery for Most Vulnerable in Remote Nepalese Villages

Singi Bomjan thought he had seen it all. He had already lived through one earthquake and a lifetime of hard work and struggle. Three generations of his family had lived and...


El Niño and CARE’s Response

The global weather system known as “El Niño” is likely to become one of the strongest on record, affecting rain patterns and temperatures across the world for the rest of the...