Celebrating Mother’s Day 2015 – May 10

Background Early Mother's Day celebrations can be dated back to the spring celebrations to honor Rhea, the Mother of the Gods, in ancient Greek civilization, according to some sources. Later, Mothering Sunday in the United Kingdom was traditionally a day for people to visit the church where they were baptized, although it now also celebrates motherhood in modern times. The modern-day origins of Mother's Day can be attributed to two women – Julia Ward Howe and Anna Jarvis, who were … [Read more...]

Say Thanks on International Day of UN Peacekeepers‏

Earlier this year, I visited the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, where I met a mother who fled South Sudan with her four children amid the country’s ongoing violence. Sadly, her story is not unique. More than 1 million people in South Sudan have been displaced, and while some have fled to other nations, most of them remain in the country. In the midst of this brutal conflict, United Nations peacekeepers are on the ground, working to protect vulnerable civilians. As this International Day of UN … [Read more...]

Celebrate Ramadan, send an e-Card

Ramadan eCards Peace Iftar Ramadan Moon All Care2 Ramadan eCards » Birthday Cards Mariachi New Gnomes Garage Band Rockin' Birthday Box Sequence Cakeapult Candles View all Care2 Birthday Cards » Help keep Care2 eCards FREE by supporting great causes! Our Government Isn't Just for the Super Wealthy! A Romney donor who attended a fundraiser by the Koch brothers recently said, "I just … [Read more...]

Russia Commemorates Constitution Day!

  Russia Commemorates Constitution Day     December 12 Constitution Day is a public holiday in Russia. Russia’s Constitution Day is a celebration of the adoption of the Constitution of the Russian Federation by referendum on December 12, 1993, after the historical collapse of the Soviet Union in 1990.     History of Constitution Day in Russia Russians approved by referendum the new Constitution of the Russian Federation on December 12, 1993. The first ever Russian constitution was adopted … [Read more...]

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