Stories

“It was a red letter day when packages arrived”

Gillian Roberts remembers receiving CARE packages “full of fantastic surprises” delivered by the firm of Carter Paterson & Pickfords.

From the archive: CARE packages lead to marriage

World War 2 brought Marta and Dayton Edie together – but it was the CARE packages Dayton sent later that helped win Marta’s heart.

“When a CARE package came, it was like Christmas”

Bernd Kadritzke shares his memories of receiving CARE packages in Germany after the war ended.

CARE Then and Now: The cornflakes smelled like magic!

Joseph Briddock remembers living in London during the war - and receiving CARE packages “from strangers across the ocean”.

COVID-19: How CARE is responding to an unprecedented global crisis

Read how CARE is supporting 17 of the highest risk countries around the world to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 diaries: What the pandemic means for people in Lebanon

Two families in Lebanon share their thoughts on how the global COVID-19 outbreak is affecting them.

COVID-19 + 5 years of conflict: The impact for Yemen’s people

After 5 years of conflict, what impact will COVID-19 have on the already desperate situation in Yemen?

Yemen: “It is our fate to be constantly displaced”

Five years on from the start of the conflict, three mothers tell of their experiences since normal life in Yemen was put on hold.

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