meaning of care package

care package meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1945, originally CARE bundle, materials sent out by "Cooperative for American Remittances to European countries," founded 1945 by U.S. personal charities to coordinate delivery of aid bundles to displaced individuals in Europe after World War II and demonstrably known as in the interests of the acronym. Identify reupholstered late 1940s to "Cooperative for Assistance and Relief every-where," to mirror its expanded mission.