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It is #WorthThePenny

Lifesaving foreign assistance funding represents one percent of the U.S. budget; just one penny on the federal dollar. These low-cost programs save millions of lives every year, address the root causes of poverty, decrease dependency, and build stronger, more resilient societies. Tell Congress: This is #worththepenny.

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CARE Action! is focused on the refugee crisis and gender equality.

Lifesaving foreign assistance funding represents one percent of the U.S. budget; just one penny...
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More than 200 million women in developing countries want the ability to choose the timing of...
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We face a greater challenge than ever before: ending hunger and malnutrition in the face of...
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