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Mother’s Day Tip: Send Mom a Care Package


first_img Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 Please enter your name here Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter A new survey reveals that while nearly every mother has at one time or another sent a care package, less than half have ever received one. This, despite the fact that nearly all moms surveyed said they’d like to receive a care package from a loved one.According to the survey:45% of moms have received a care package96% of moms would like a care package66% of moms really do want things like fuzzy socks in a care packageThe online survey was conducted by Harris Poll for the humanitarian organization CARE.CARE, which was founded to deliver those original CARE Packages of food and supplies to families clinging to survival in Europe after World War II. While 84 percent of Americans surveyed indicated they are familiar with the term “care package,” very few said they knew where the term originated.Mothers, like many Americans, understand that a care package is as great way to show someone you are thinking of them. When asked what they would most like to receive in a care package, mothers responded with these top ranked items:Personal items to pamper mom such as manicures, relaxation bath salts, or warm fuzzy socks. (66 percent)Home baked goods: muffins, chocolate chip cookies or brownies (56 percent)Gift cards (63 percent)Founded in 1945 with the creation of the iconic CARE Package®, CARE today is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. CARE places special focus on working alongside women and girls because, equipped with the proper resources, they have the power to lift whole families and entire communities out of poverty. That’s why women and girls are at the heart of CARE’s community-based efforts to improve education and health, create economic opportunity, respond to emergencies and confront hunger. Last year CARE worked in 95 countries and reached more than 65 million people around the world. To learn more, visit www.care.org. Please enter your comment! Previous articleCommissioners Arrowsmith and Ruth conclude their terms on Apopka City CommissionNext articleLeadership Apopka Experiences Apopka Ecotourism Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more