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Carrying on the tradition of the Trapp Family Austrian Relief Inc.'s post-World War II aid assistance, we biennially select and donate to a deserving organization that is making a positive impact globally to help displaced people and those struggling with the effects of war and conflict.


​“It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.” - Aristotle

Note: Through our own initiatives, we proactively finds organizations to support. Unfortunately, we are unable to process unsolicited requests. Thank you for your understanding.

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von Trapp Family and CARE History
Over 70 years ago, the
Trapp Family Austrian Relief Inc. sent thousands of tons of aid to post-World War II Austria through assistance with the newly formed Cooperative for American Remittance to Europe (CARE). CARE at the time consisted of 22 American charities working to help with post-World War II relief efforts for millions in need of food and supplies. Today CARE International has become the Cooperative for Assistance & Relief Everywhere, leading one of the largest efforts against poverty and providing relief and assistance on the basis of need, regardless of race, creed, or nationality.

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CARE International 

Global Leader Dedicated To Ending Poverty

CARE International's mission is to save lives, defeat poverty, and achieve social justice. Their programs include emergency assistance, rehabilitation, and long-term development work aimed to promote local empowerment.​

To learn more, visit: www.care-international.org

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​​​​​With so many amazing organizations already making a positive impact towards global relief efforts, our best way to make a difference is to annually select and donate to existing efforts.​ ​​


​The Georg & Agathe Foundation, our parent nonprofit, has chosen CARE International as the 2018-2019 Peace Initatives Award  recipient.

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